316. If a person has engaged or engages in a practice prohibited under Title II or a merchant has included or includes in a contract a stipulation prohibited by this Act or a regulation, or has included or includes a stipulation inapplicable in Québec that is referred to in section 19.1 without complying with that section, the president may apply to the court for an injunction ordering the person to cease engaging in the practice or ordering the merchant to cease including such a stipulation in a contract, or to comply with section 19.1.
A consumer advocacy body that has been constituted as a legal person for at least one year may apply for an injunction under this section and is deemed to have the interest required for that purpose. The court may not decide on the application for injunction filed by such a body unless a notice, attached to the application to institute proceedings or the application for an interlocutory injunction, as the case may be, is notified to the president.
If an injunction granted under this section is not complied with, an application for contempt of court may be brought by the president or the body referred to in the second paragraph.
1978, c. 9, s. 316; 2009, c. 51, s. 17; I.N. 2016-01-01 (NCCP).