26. The Deputy Minister may, however, without prior notice but for a period of not over 30 days, order whoever is responsible for a source of contamination to cease or abate to the extent that he determines, the emission, deposit, issuance or discharge of a contaminant when in his opinion an immediate danger results to the life or health of persons or a danger of serious or irreparable damage to property.
Such order must contain a summary of the reasons of the Deputy Minister. It shall take effect on the date of its service upon the one responsible for the source of contamination.
1972, c. 49, s. 26; 1979, c. 49, s. 33; 1986, c. 95, s. 273.