1. In this Act and in any regulation made thereunder, unless the context requires a different meaning, the following expressions and words mean:
(a) “University” : the Université du Québec constituted by section 2;
(b) “Board of Governors” : the Board of Governors of the Université du Québec, contemplated in section 7;
(c) “constituent university” : a university constituted under section 27 or contemplated in section 48 or 49;
(d) “research institute” : an institute constituted under section 50 or contemplated in section 57 or 58;
(e) “superior school” : a school constituted under section 50 or contemplated in section 57 or 58;
(f) “Minister” : the Minister of Higher Education, Research, Science and Technology.