15. This Act shall not apply:
(a) to mines or to ore processing plants governed by the Mining Act (chapter M-13.1);
(b) in the territory of a local municipality whose population does not exceed 5 000, except where there is a public sewer, or in an unorganized territory;
(c) to owner-builders within the meaning of the Building Act (chapter B-1.1);
(d) to the members of the Corporation of Master Electricians of Québec for the repair and maintenance of oil burner systems;
(e) to municipalities or agents of Her Majesty in right of Québec for piping installation work done under government supervision.
Subject to those restrictions, nobody may practise the trade of master pipe-mechanic unless he is a member in good standing of the Corporation. Nevertheless, no one contravenes this Act by carrying out or causing to be carried out the installation work contemplated in subparagraphs b and e of paragraph 6 of section 1 of this Act, or by doing with respect to such work the acts described in subparagraphs c, d and e of paragraph 5 of the said section 1.
R. S. 1964, c. 155, s. 15 (part); 1987, c. 64, s. 344; 1985, c. 34, s. 258; 1996, c. 2, s. 737.