3. This service shall appertain to the Minister and shall be managed by an officer called General Purchasing Director.
Such officer shall be appointed and his salary fixed and paid in accordance with the provisions of the Public Service Act (chapter F-3.1.1).
He has the rights, powers and privileges conferred on a chief executive officer of an agency under the Public Service Act.
R. S. 1964, c. 18, s. 3; 1965 (1st sess.), c. 14, s. 81; 1978, c. 15, s. 140; 1983, c. 40, s. 86; 1983, c. 55, s. 161.