32. No person may alienate classified cultural property, without the authorization of the Minister, in favour
(1) of any government, including departments and agencies thereof, other than that of Québec;
(2) of any natural person who is not a Canadian citizen or a permanent resident within the meaning of the Immigration Act (Revised Statutes of Canada, 1985, chapter I-2);
(3) of any legal person whose principal establishment is not situated in Québec.
Before deciding an application for authorization, the Minister shall obtain the advice of the Commission.
In each case, the authorization must be attached to the deed of alienation.
In addition, in the case of an immovable, the authorization must be attached to the deed of alienation registered at the registry office of the registration division where it is situated.
1972, c. 19, s. 32; 1985, c. 24, s. 24; 1999, c. 40, s. 39.