29. A labour relations officer may not certify an association whenever he has reason to believe that section 12 has not been complied with or is informed that a third party or an interested party has filed a complaint under that section. However, the labour relations officer may, on his own initiative or at the request of the Commission, make an investigation into the alleged contravention of section 12.
The labour relations officer may also suspend an examination made under section 28.
For the purposes of the inquiry referred to in the first paragraph, the labour relations officer may
(1) have access, at any reasonable time, to any work place or establishment of a party to obtain information necessary for the application of this Code;
(2) require any information necessary for the application of this Code and the production of any relevant document for examination and reproduction.
The labour relations officer shall, on request, produce identification and show the certificate of capacity issued by the Commission.
1969, c. 47, s. 12; 1969, c. 48, s. 14; 1977, c. 41, s. 1; 1983, c. 22, s. 15; 2001, c. 26, s. 20.