56. (1) A land surveyor shall sign and preserve as minutes, the minutes of boundary determination and the other survey documents he prepares and shall protect them from any alteration or change. The assignee, custodian or provisional custodian of records shall also keep in good order and protect from any alteration or change the documents contained in any records of which he is the assignee, custodian or provisional custodian.
(2) The board of directors may, by regulation, determine which documents must be preserved and the manner and duration of their preservation.
(3) A land surveyor shall also enter in good order in a repertory and index the minutes he signs and the operations he carries out.
(4) The repertory is a register in which the land surveyor enters day by day, the minutes he signs and the operations he carries out. Entry in the repertory must contain consecutively the date, the number of the minute, if any, the number of the lot, the nature of the operations or of the document and the names of the owners and interested parties.
(5) The minutes, the records of a survey operation and the documents connected therewith which are necessary for the reconstruction of such operation, the repertory and the index respecting it constitute the records of a land surveyor.