31. No person may, without the authorization of the Minister, alter, restore, repair, change in any manner or demolish all or part of any classified cultural property and, in the case of an immovable, move it or use it as a backing for a construction.
Before deciding an application for authorization, the Minister shall obtain the advice of the Commission.
The first paragraph does not apply to any classified historic site.
1972, c. 19, s. 31; 1978, c. 23, s. 14; 1985, c. 24, s. 24.