D-8.1, r. 1 - Regulation respecting the acquisition of books by certain persons from accredited bookstores

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25. Institutions may acquire the following books elsewhere than from accredited bookstores, provided that in so doing the Act or this Regulation is not contravened:
(1)  books chosen by a publisher or his exclusive distributor to be distributed in Québec solely by foreign channels to bookstores similar to those in the country of origin of the books, if the inscription of these books is authorized by the Minister and the titles are listed in the register kept for such purposes at the Ministère de la Culture et des Communications for consultation by institutions and accredited bookstores;
(2)  books other than English or French-language books;
(3)  books obtained by subscription if they are also available to private individuals and are not sold at the same price as in a bookstore;
(4)  works that have been brought up-to-date;
(5)  a series if it is also available to private individuals;
(6)  the reprinting and publication of works by specialized publishing houses that do not go through bookstores to sell their books;
(7)  books or research papers published by a private organization or a learned society, that must be acquired directly from a publisher;
(8)  old and rare books that the publisher or distributor has stopped supplying to accredited bookstores, whose reprinting has not yet been announced;
(9)  bibliophiles’ editions, or books in limited and numbered editions distinguished by the quality of the binding, paper, typography or on occasion, the illustrations, the sale of which is not entrusted to a bookstore;
(10)  the official documents of a government, one of its departments, agencies or mandataries or of an international organization;
(11)  audiovisual, film or sound equipment and other equipment of the same nature.
R.R.Q., 1981, c. D-8.1, r. 1, s. 25.