40.1. The Minister may, by order published in the Gazette officielle du Québec,
(a) prescribe that operators of establishments contemplated in subparagraph e or f of the first paragraph of section 9 and fishermen reimburse to the Government, in whole or in part, to such extent as it may prescribe, the expenditures made by the Ministère de l’Agriculture, des Pêcheries et de l’Alimentation for the grading of marine products or fresh water products ordered by regulation;
(b) determine the total share that must be reimbursed by operators and fishermen, respectively, and establish the individual contribution payable by each operator or fisherman;
(c) oblige the operator of each establishment, in accordance with such conditions and modalities as the Minister may determine, to withhold, out of the sums it owes to each fisherman, an amount representing the contribution payable by that fisherman and remit to the Minister, in addition to his contribution, the amount so withheld;
(d) determine the information that the operator of each establishment must furnish respecting the amount so withheld;
(e) determine when such contributions must be remitted;
(f) impose, as a condition of the permit issued to an operator of an establishment, compliance with the measures taken under this section, and so indicate on the permit.