16.3. The Minister may dispose of the property by selling it either at an auction as though it were a found property or by negotiation. Where the property cannot be sold, the Minister may give it away to a charity and, if it cannot be so given, he may dispose of it as he sees fit.
In the case of an alcoholic beverage, the Minister shall dispose of it by delivering it to the Société des alcools du Québec for sale purposes. The Société shall remit to the Minister the proceeds from the sale of the beverage, less 10%.
1991, c. 67, s. 563; 1996, c. 31, s. 14.