108. An application for the review of a monetary administrative penalty imposed under this Act must be sent in writing to the Minister by the person concerned within 30 days after notification of the notice of claim provided for in section 106.
After giving the applicant an opportunity to submit observations and, where applicable, to produce any documents to complete the record, the person responsible for reviewing the decision renders a decision on the basis of the record, unless the person considers it necessary to proceed in some other manner. The person may confirm, quash or vary the decision under review.
A review decision that confirms the imposition of a monetary administrative penalty under this Act or the regulations may be contested before the Administrative Tribunal of Québec by the person concerned within 30 days after notification of the decision rendered by the person designated by the Minister.
The review decision must be written in clear, concise terms, with reasons given; it must be notified to the person concerned and state that the person has the right to contest the decision before the Tribunal within 30 days of its notification.
When rendering its decision, the Tribunal may make a ruling with respect to interest accrued.