14. An institution must purchase its books from an accredited bookstore only if the latter complies at all times with the tabulated statements appearing in Schedule A and the following provisions concerning the price the institution must pay:
(1) the sales price of a foreign book not under exclusive distributing rights in Québec or Canada must be billed using the current tabulated statement, in Canadian currency using the list price or the net price established by the publisher or his distributor;
(2) the sales price of a foreign book under exclusive distributing rights in Canada must be billed in Canadian currency using the list price or the Canadian net price set by the exclusive distributor in accordance with the tabulated statement determined by the Regulation respecting the accreditation of Québec distributors and the method of calculating sales prices (chapter D-8.1, r. 2);
(3) the sales price of a Canadian book must be billed by using the publisher’s list price or net price.
The price the institution must pay established under the first paragraph includes any cash discounts, quantity discounts, discounts for early payment, discounts, special discounts and special net prices.
Where, in setting the price of a book, the net price is used, an accredited bookstore must add the markup determined in Schedule B to the net price.
R.R.Q., 1981, c. D-8.1, r. 1, s. 14.