67. Every public transport company must, within the year following 2 April 1979, submit for approval to the Minister of Transport a development programme for the purpose of providing, within a reasonable period, public transportation for the handicapped within the territory served by it.
Such programme may take account of the rate of equipment replacement and the nature of the services offered.
The Minister of Transport may approve the programme, or, as the case may be, require that it be modified, or that a new programme be submitted to him within such time as he may determine.
After approving a programme, the Minister of Transport shall see to it that it is complied with and carried out.
In this section, “public transport company” means any public agency or public body established under the Act respecting the Communauté urbaine de Montréal (chapter C-37.2), the Act respecting the Communauté urbaine de Québec (chapter C-37.3), the Act respecting the Communauté urbaine de l’Outaouais (chapter C-37.1), the Charter of the City of Laval (1965, 1st session, chapter 89), the Act respecting the Société de transport de la rive sud de Montréal (1985, chapter 32) or the Act respecting municipal and intermunicipal transit authorities (chapter S-30.1) to act as a carrier within the meaning of the Transport Act (chapter T-12).
1978, c. 7, s. 67; 1999, c. 40, s. 129.