32. The elementary school program of studies and the secondary school program of studies in general education, except moral and religious instruction of a religious affiliation other than Catholic or Protestant, shall, for compulsory subjects, be the programs established by the Minister under section 461 of the Education Act (chapter I-13.3).
However, a program of studies established by the Minister may, with the Minister’s authorization and on the conditions he determines, be replaced by a program of studies developed by the institution for any student or category of students unable to profit from the program of studies established by the Minister. Every institutional program shall be submitted to the Minister for approval.
In addition, the programs of studies established by the Minister may be replaced by an institutional program of studies approved by the Minister if the institution is operated under a permit restricted to some of the subjects prescribed in the basic school regulations.
The program of studies in moral and religious instruction of a religious affiliation other than Catholic or Protestant shall be the program developed by the institution. However, the program must include the objectives and mandatory content of the program of studies in moral instruction established by the Minister.