55. The Régie shall monitor, in the various regions of Québec, the prices charged for petroleum products and those charged for steam supplied or distributed by means of pipes for heating purposes.
To that end, the Régie may exercise powers of supervision, inspection and inquiry in respect of the sale or distribution of steam or petroleum products and the prices, taxes and duties charged and paid.
The Régie shall also make inquiries at the request of the Government and the costs incurred for any such inquiry shall be borne by the Government.
1996, c. 61, s. 55; 2000, c. 22, s. 17.