4. No person shall perform the operations of travel agent, assume the title of travel agent or represent that he is a travel agent unless he holds a licence in force for such purpose or unless a licence is issued to a natural person on its behalf.
However, a travel counsellor who is in the employ of a travel agent or has entered into an exclusive service contract with a travel agent may engage in the operations referred to in section 2 and deal with clients if the counsellor holds a certificate issued for that purpose by the Office de la protection du consommateur and meets the conditions prescribed by regulation.
Any other natural person may engage in such operations on account of a travel agent, without holding a licence or certificate issued to that effect, if the person does not deal with clients
When acting outside the travel agent’s establishment, a person referred to in the second or third paragraph must be able to produce proof of capacity on request.
1974, c. 53, s. 4; 1977, c. 57, s. 4; 1997, c. 43, s. 875; 1999, c. 40, s. 11; 2002, c. 55, s. 3; 2009, c. 51, s. 24.