15. The commission shall establish, at its head office, a record office for the filing of the decrees establishing the designated agricultural regions and agricultural zones, the plans and technical descriptions, the advice it gives under this Act and the orders and decisions made by it or by the Government, by virtue of this Act or any other Act entrusted to its administration.
All declarations, applications for authorization, interventions, submissions and any documents respecting the records of the commission must be addressed to the record office, and are filed therein on the date of receipt.
Every person has access to the record office of the commission, may there examine the filed documents, and may obtain copy of them on payment of the costs determined by regulation.
A hard copy of a document stored in electronic form and a copy of any document filed in the record office of the commission is authentic and has the same value as the original if it is certified true by the president or any other person authorized for that purpose by the commission.
An attestation issued by any person authorized for that purpose by the commission, in the absence of any evidence to the contrary, is proof that a lot is subject to this Act from the date indicated in the attestation.
1978, c. 10, s. 15; 1982, c. 40, s. 5; 1989, c. 7, s. 5; 1996, c. 26, s. 12.