259. Subject to the terms of his mandate under the order, the provisional administrator shall take possession of the property belonging to the person named in the order or held by him for any other person.
The Minister may grant the provisional administrator the powers and immunity provided for in the first paragraph of section 6 and in sections 9 to 13 and 16 of the Act respecting public inquiry commissions (chapter C-37) for the purpose of carrying out his mandate.
For the purposes of the inquiry, the provisional administrator has all the powers of a judge of the Superior Court, except the power to order imprisonment.
1982, c. 48, s. 259; 1990, c. 77, s. 43.