2. Land surveyors may practise within a partnership or a joint-stock company referred to in section 1 provided the following conditions are met at all times: (1) more than 50% of the voting rights attached to the shares of the joint-stock company, the status of partner or units of the limited liability partnership are held by the following persons or trust patrimonies, or a combination thereof:
(a) one or more members of a professional order governed by the Professional Code (chapter C-26) or persons governed by an Act of another Canadian province recognizing them and subjecting them to similar rules;
(b) a joint-stock company where at least 90% of the voting rights attached to the shares are held by one or more persons referred to in subparagraph a; or
(c) a trust whose trustees are persons referred to in subparagraph a; and
(2) a majority of the directors of the board of directors of the joint-stock company or of the partners or directors of the limited liability partnership are persons referred to in subparagraph a of paragraph 1. To constitute a quorum at a meeting of the board of directors of a partnership or joint-stock company, a majority of the members present to act on its behalf must be persons referred to in subparagraph a of paragraph 1.
Land surveyors must ensure that the conditions listed in the first paragraph appear in the articles of the joint-stock company or in the contract of the limited liability partnership and that the documents stipulate that the partnership or joint-stock company is constituted for the purposes of the carrying on of professional activities.