67. Section 66 does not apply to a service provider, supplier or contractor that does not have an establishment in Québec at which it exercises its activities on a permanent basis, which is clearly identified in its name and is accessible during regular business hours.
It also does not apply in the following cases:
(1) if a contract must be entered into in an emergency that threatens the safety of human beings or property;
(2) if the Chief Electoral Officer is of the opinion that, due to the special requirements or time limits involved, the carrying out of an electoral activity stipulated by law, for which the Chief Electoral Officer is responsible, would be compromised;
(3) if the Chief Electoral Officer is of the opinion that the carrying out of an investigation or of a verification procedure may be compromised, or the exercise of its duties would be hindered.