57.1.15.It is forbidden to take a reprisal against a person who has communicated with the inspector general or to threaten to take a reprisal against a person so that he or she will abstain from communicating with the inspector general.
In particular, the demotion, suspension, termination of employment or transfer of a person referred to in the first paragraph or any disciplinary or other measure that adversely affects the employment or working conditions of such a person is presumed to be a reprisal.
Any person who contravenes this section is guilty of an offence and is liable to a fine of
(1) $2,000 to $20,000 in the case of a natural person; and
(2) $10,000 to $250,000 in other cases.
For any subsequent offence, the amounts are doubled.