15. The Museum may, in particular:
(a) appear before the courts;
(b) acquire, hold, administer, sell, lease or alienate any movable property necessary or useful for the attainment of its objects;
(c) acquire, alienate or hypothecate immovables with the authorization of the Government;
(c.1) lease spaces for businesses in immovables owned by the Museum, in accordance with the utilization plan approved by the Minister;
(c.2) acquire and operate businesses in the spaces reserved therefor in accordance with the utilization plan approved by the Minister;
(d) make with any body any agreement it sees fit.
The Museum may also, with the authorization of the Government, expropriate, within a radius of less than 325 metres from the building situated at 1379 Sherbrooke Street West in Montréal, any property it deems necessary for carrying on its activities. The authorization of the Government takes effect only on the thirtieth day after the date of its publication in the Gazette officielle du Québec.
Every notice of expropriation under this section must be published in the Gazette officielle du Québec within 30 days of the date on which it is sent to the expropriated party.
No action in expropriation may be instituted under this section after 31 December 1987.
1972, c. 21, s. 15; 1984, c. 47, s. 112; 1989, c. 16, s. 2; 1996, c. 2, s. 742; 1999, c. 40, s. 194.