17.1. At the request of a college, the Minister may grant special status to a program of technical studies requiring specific training and organization. Before granting special status to a program of technical studies in the agriculture, agri-food and agro-environmental fields, the Minister shall consult all the colleges concerned with those fields.
Such college may create a committee in charge of the organization and management of such a program of technical studies and, for that purpose, vest it by by-law with the required powers.
For the purposes of this section, the Institut de technologie agroalimentaire du Québec is considered to be a college.
1979, c. 24, s. 10; 1993, c. 25, s. 9; 2021, c. 3, s. 66112021, c. 3, s. 6612.