25. The Minister shall, before obtaining the advice of the Commission, send a notice of his intention to proceed with classification, in the case of a movable, to the owner of the cultural property or to the custodian of the cultural property that he wishes to classify and, in the case of an immovable, to the person indicated as the owner of the property in the land register, and to the clerk or the secretary-treasurer of the local municipality in whose territory the cultural property is situated. In addition, in the case of an immovable, the Minister shall, without delay, register the notice in the land register.
Such notice must contain the description of the cultural property affected, a statement of the reasons for classification and a notice that such person may, within 30 days from the sending of the notice, make representations to the Commission.
The notice contemplated in the second paragraph must also be published at least once in a newspaper of the place or area concerned.
1972, c. 19, s. 25; 1978, c. 23, s. 9; 1985, c. 24, s. 20; 1996, c. 2, s. 100; 1999, c. 40, s. 39; 2000, c. 42, s. 104.