16. Subject to the second paragraph, an operator shall subscribe for brokerage services in the brokerage zone where he has his principal establishment.
An operator person operating in Region 10 and not having his principal establishment in that region may subscribe for brokerage services in the zone of Region 10 closest to his principal establishment. An operator operating in Region 8 may subscribe for the brokerage services of the James Bay brokerage zone without having an establishment there.
Any operator may subscribe for brokerage services, for which the region recorded in the operator’s registration in the bulk trucking register is Region 1,
(1) in the Îles-de-la-Madeleine zone if the operator or, in the case of a transfer, the transferor is or was subscribed in that zone;
(2) in a zone of Region 1, except in the Îles-de-la-Madeleine zone, if the operator or, in the case of a transfer, the transferor is not or was not subscribed in the Îles-de-la-Madeleine zone.
O.C. 1483-99, s. 16; O.C. 1279-2011, s. 7.