29. A member of the personnel of the board may, in the name of the board, decide alone
(1) applications presented under the Act respecting racing (chapter C-72.1), the Act respecting lotteries, publicity contests and amusement machines (chapter L-6) or the Act respecting the Société des alcools du Québec (chapter S-13), except applications involving public interest, public security or public tranquility;
(2) applications presented under the Act respecting liquor permits (chapter P-9.1) for reunion permits, grocery permits or cider seller’s permits, for raw materials and equipment wholesaler’s or retailer’s permits or for voluntary revocation or discontinuance, and applications referred to in paragraph 4 of section 97 of the said Act;
(3) any other permit application under the Act respecting liquor permits where, in accordance with the fifth paragraph of section 50 of that Act, the board is not called upon to take the public interest, public security or public tranquillity into consideration;
(4) applications for temporary authorization to use a permit, or the renewal thereof, presented under the Act respecting liquor permits, except in the cases provided for in the fourth paragraph of section 79 of that Act.
The member may also ascertain the revocation of a permit, licence or registration by operation of law.
However, upon ascertaining that he would be exercising discretionary powers, the member of the board’s personnel must refer the case to the president in order that it be decided in plenary session, by a division or by a commissioner alone, as the case may be.
In addition, the president may, at any time, relieve a member of the board’s personnel of a case in order that it be decided in such a manner.
Furthermore, at the request of a person whose application is refused, the case shall be referred to the board for review.
1993, c. 39, s. 29; 1993, c. 71, s. 9; 1997, c. 51, s. 56.