182. Where activities for which a permit is required under section 136 have been carried on without a permit in a facility, the Minister may cause the evacuation and relocation of the persons sheltered therein.
The Minister, before acting as in the first paragraph, shall serve notice on the person maintaining the facility of his decision and the grounds therefor.
On receipt of the decision of the Minister, that person shall not, except in the case of a medical emergency or with the written authorization of the Minister, permit the relocation of the persons sheltered in that facility whose names are attached to the substantiated decision of the Minister.
Every person who contravenes the third paragraph of this section is guilty of an offence and liable to a fine of not less than $2,000 nor more than $5,000 in the case of a natural person or a fine of not less than $5,000 nor more than $10,000 in the case of a legal person.
1974, c. 42, s. 62; 1980, c. 33, s. 13; 1981, c. 22, s. 101; 1990, c. 4, s. 821; 1999, c. 40, s. 270.