84. Any officer of the Service forestier du Québec may at once seize any timber cut without permit on public lands, and put the same under proper guard.
Nevertheless, where lots under location tickets are concerned, any employee authorized by the Ministère de l’Agriculture, des Pêcheries et de l’Alimentation may at once seize any timber cut without permit on such lots, and put the same under proper guard.
Any vehicle, craft, animal or tool used or to be used in the cutting or transportation of timber so illegally cut may also be seized at the same time as the timber.
A procès-verbal in triplicate of such seizure must be made out by the officer effecting the seizure, one copy whereof shall be left with the person whose timber has been seized, one copy be given to the department, and a third copy be kept by the said officer.
R. S. 1964, c. 92, s. 89; 1973, c. 22, s. 22; 1977, c. 5, s. 14; 1979, c. 77, s. 21.