7. The classification of a tourist accommodation establishment is established by the body recognized by the Minister for classification purposes under an agreement setting out the conditions to be complied with and the responsibilities to be assumed by the body.
The body shall, with the approval of the Minister, determine criteria for the classification of tourist accommodation establishments and the fees, payable by the applicant, attached to such classification.
Classification is established on the basis of the classes of tourist accommodation establishments determined by regulation of the Government. The regulation may exempt a class of establishment, a type of residence or all or part of an area or of a municipality from this Act or certain of its provisions in accordance with the terms specified in the regulation.
1987, c. 12, s. 7; 1993, c. 22, s. 2; 2000, c. 10, s. 5; 2009, c. 22, s. 2; 2018, c. 18, s. 8211.