64. The certificate of the supplier or the service provider is valid until the end of the 3-month period following the month in which it was issued.
The certificate must not have been issued after the tender closing date and time or, in the case of a contract by mutual agreement, after the contract award date.
The fact that the supplier or service provider holds a valid certificate issued in accordance with the second paragraph is considered to be an eligibility requirement within the meaning of section 6.
295-2016O.C. 295-2016, s. 64.