17.1.6. The Minister shall amend the master plan during the five-year period if the Minister considers, in particular, that the energy context, a review of the programs and measures contained in the plan, or the decision of the Régie de l’énergie under the first paragraph of section 85.41 of the Act respecting the Régie de l’énergie (chapter R-6.01) so requires.
Except for the programs and measures subject to the approval of the Régie de l’énergie under section 85.41 of the Act respecting the Régie de l’énergie, if an amendment could compromise the policy directions, general objectives or targets set regarding energy transition, innovation and efficiency, the Minister shall submit the amended master plan to the Government for authorization.
As applicable, the amended master plan comes into force following the authorization of the Government or on the date set by the Minister.
The Minister shall make the amended master plan public before it comes into force.
2005, c. 19, s. 2; 2010, c. 3, s. 312; 2020, c. 19, s. 471.