54.1. The Minister may, by order, for conservation or management purposes, issue fewer or more licences than the number fixed by regulation, or decide not to issue any licences.
The Minister may, notwithstanding section 11 of the Regulations Act (chapter R-18.1), make such an order upon the expiry of 15 days following the date of its publication as a draft in the Gazette officielle du Québec. The order comes into force, notwithstanding section 17 of the said Act, on the date of its publication in the Gazette officielle du Québec.
1992, c. 15, s. 8; 1996, c. 18, s. 5.