58. The Minister may, on the conditions the Minister determines, authorize a handicapped person within the meaning of section 1 of the Act to secure handicapped persons in the exercise of their rights with a view to achieving social, school and workplace integration (chapter E-20.1) who has a physical deficiency that prevents the person from hunting in accordance with this Act, to disregard subparagraph 1 or 2 of the first paragraph of section 57 or any provision of a regulation made under subparagraph 4 of the third paragraph of section 56.
An application for such an authorization must be made in writing and contain a certificate of a member of the Ordre professionnel des médecins du Québec, the Ordre professionnel des ergothérapeutes du Québec or the Ordre professionnel des physiothérapeutes du Québec attesting the physical deficiency, specifying its nature and indicating how the deficiency prevents the handicapped person from hunting in accordance with this Act.
In authorizing a handicapped person under this section, the Minister shall take into account the guide drawn up after consultation with the Office des personnes handicapées du Québec.
1983, c. 39, s. 58; 1996, c. 62, s. 16; 1999, c. 36, s. 59; 2000, c. 48, s. 10; 2004, c. 11, s. 37, s. 38; 2004, c. 31, s. 71.