31.0.1. The Minister may, by order, determine
(1) the fees payable by an applicant for the issue, renewal or modification of an authorization, approval, certificate, permit, attestation or permission under this Act or the regulations. The fees shall be fixed on the basis of the costs incurred to process the application;
(2) (paragraph repealed);
(3) the fees payable by a person who must file with the Minister an attestation of environmental conformity under section 95.1 or a notice in relation to a project exempt from the application of section 22 under a regulatory provision. The fees shall be fixed on the basis of the costs incurred to examine the documents.
The fees may vary according to the nature, scope or cost of the project, the class of source of contamination, the characteristics of the enterprise or establishment, in particular its size, or the complexity of the technical and environmental aspects of the file.
The Minister may also fix the terms and conditions of payment of the fees as well as the interest payable in case of non-payment.
Every ministerial order made under this section shall be published in the Gazette officielle du Québec and come into force in accordance with the provisions of the Regulations Act (chapter R-18.1).
2002, c. 53, s. 3; 2004, c. 24, s. 5.