38. Except in the cases described in section 13 of the Act, where a contract involves construction work for which contractors have been qualified, the work must be performed by a qualified contractor and, where such a contract involves an expenditure equal to or above the public tender threshold, it must be awarded through a call for tenders open only to those contractors.
O.C. 532-2008, s. 38; O.C. 695-2009, s. 2; O.C. 431-2013, s. 12; S.Q. 2018, c. 10, s. 28.