10. To the extent authorized by the Commissioner, the Associate Commissioners for Audits exercise the following functions:
(1) to direct and coordinate the activities of audit teams either made up of members of the Commissioner’s personnel placed under the Associate Commissioner’s authority, or designated by the Government, as the case may be;
(1.1) to order audit teams, or a person authorized by the Associate Commissioner, to conduct the necessary audits so that the Associate Commissioner may provide to the Autorité des marchés financiers the advisory opinions required under sections 21.31 and 21.32 of the Act respecting contracting by public bodies (chapter C-65.1);
(2) to ensure that the audit teams carry out their mandates in their respective fields of competence; and
(3) to inform the Commissioner of any matter under audit that the Associate Commissioner believes could more appropriately be dealt with by an investigation or a proceeding relating to a penal or criminal offence under a federal or a Québec law.