50. The Minister may, for the purposes or in the course of an investigation, make an ex parte application to a judge of the Court of Québec acting in chambers
(1) to order a person or entity not to dispose of funds, securities or other property in their possession; and
(2) to order the person or entity to refrain from withdrawing funds, securities or other property on deposit with or under the control or in the safekeeping of any other person.
Such an order is effective from the time the person or entity concerned is notified and, unless otherwise provided, remains binding for a renewable period of 12 months; it may be revoked or otherwise amended during that period.
2010, c. 40, Sch. I, s. 50; 2016, c. 7, s. 179; 2018, c. 23, s. 6581; 2020, c. 5, s. 551.