21. It is forbidden to hinder an inspector or investigator of the Board in the performance of his duties, to mislead or attempt to mislead him by concealment or false or untrue declarations, or to refuse to communicate any information or document he may require or to obey any order he may give under this Act or the regulations.
Such inspector or investigator must, if so required, exhibit a certificate, signed by the president and chief executive officer of the Board or a person authorized for the purpose by him, attesting his authority.
Anyone who contravenes the first paragraph is guilty of an offence and is liable to a fine of $5,000 to $50,000. In the case of a subsequent offence, the minimum and maximum fines are doubled.
1970, c. 37, s. 84; 2007, c. 21, s. 18; 2016, c. 28, s. 6911.