17.0.1. Notwithstanding sections 10.1, 12.0.2, 12.0.3 and 21.0.1, the Minister may apply to a judge acting in chambers of a court of competent jurisdiction for authorization
(a) to refuse an application under section 10.1 for the repayment or discharge of security;
(b) to immediately take any measure, including judicial seizure, to recover the unpaid amount, on the conditions that the judge considers reasonable in the circumstances;
(c) to refuse an application under section 21.0.1 for a repayment;
(d) to register a legal hypothec.
The authorization may be granted ex parte in urgent circumstances. The judge shall grant the authorization if the judge is satisfied that there are reasonable grounds to believe that recovery may be in jeopardy. The application shall be heard and decided by preference.
2000, c. 36, s. 5; 2004, c. 21, s. 507; I.N. 2016-01-01 (NCCP).