33. For the purposes of his investigation, the labour commissioner shall be vested with all the powers, immunities and privileges of a commissioner appointed under the Act respecting public inquiry commissions (chapter C-37), except the power to order imprisonment.
The certification agent’s report made under section 30 shall form part of the record of the matter that a labour commissioner is seized of.
The labour commissioner may direct a certification agent to conduct any study, research or survey necessary to assess the nature of the membership and decide whether an association is representative of the employees.
1969, c. 48, s. 14; 1977, c. 41, s. 1, s. 19; 1992, c. 61, s. 175.