4. For purposes of this Act, a government agency includes any agency, other than a body mentioned in section 3, which is instituted by or in accordance with an Act, or by a decision of the Government, the Conseil du trésor or a minister and which meets one of the following conditions:
(1) all or part of its appropriations for operating purposes are provided under that heading in the budgetary estimates tabled in the National Assembly;
(2) its employees are required by law to be appointed or remunerated in accordance with the Public Service Act (chapter F-3.1.1);
(3) the Government or a minister appoints at least half of its members or directors, and at least half of its operating expenses are borne directly or indirectly by the consolidated revenue fund or by other funds administered by a public body, or by both at the same time.
The Public Curator is considered a government agency for the purposes of this Act.
1985, c. 38, s. 4; 1989, c. 54, s. 189; 1999, c. 40, s. 329.