11. The signature of the Minister of Finance or the Deputy Minister of the Ministère des Finances, in office on the date of the signature, may be affixed on a deed, a document or any other writing by means of an automatic device or electronic process. The same applies to the signature of a member of the personnel or the holder of a position of the Ministère des Finances, to the extent provided for in the departmental plan of the delegation of powers regarding financial management.
A facsimile of the signature of the Minister of Finance or the Deputy Minister of the Ministère des Finances may also be engraved, lithographed, printed or otherwise reproduced. Except in the cases of cheques, the facsimile signature is authenticated by the countersignature of an associate deputy minister, an assistant deputy minister or a director general of the sector of activities concerned by the deed, document or other writing.