20. No person shall alienate recognized cultural property without giving the Minister at least sixty days’ previous written notice and, in the case of an immoveable, without having given copy of such notice to the clerk or the secretary-treasurer of the municipality where the cultural property is situated.
Such notice must contain the description of the cultural property, the name and domicile of its owner and, as the case may be, of the person interested in its acquisition, an estimate of its value and, in the case of a public sale, the date.
In the case of an immoveable, the notice must also contain the description of the immoveable and a certificate of the registrar of the registration division where such immoveable is situated, containing the privileges, hypothecs or other charges registered against the immoveable under articles 703 to 707 of the Code of Civil Procedure.
1972, c. 19, s. 20; 1978, c. 23, s. 5.