17.3. The Minister may revoke a sugar bush management permit
(1) if the holder has failed to pay the exigible dues;
(2) if the holder has not submitted a report of his activities to the Minister;
(3) if the holder has failed to comply with the regulatory provisions applicable to his forest management activities or with the prescriptions of his permit;
(4) if the holder has not cultivated and operated the sugar bush for at least three consecutive years.
The Minister shall, before making such a decision, notify the permit holder in writing as prescribed by section 5 of the Act respecting administrative justice (chapter J-3) and allow him at least 10 days to present observations. In the cases referred to in subparagraphs 1 and 2 of the first paragraph, the prior notice shall also indicate that the permit will not be revoked if the holder remedies his default before the expiry of the time fixed in the notice.
1993, c. 55, s. 6; 1997, c. 43, s. 295.