21. The Superintendent is vested with the powers and immunities of a commissioner appointed under the Act respecting public inquiry commissions (chapter C-37), except the power to order imprisonment, for the investigation of any fact relating to the exercise of his functions.
The Superintendent or the representative designated by him in writing may, to ascertain compliance with this Act and the regulations,
(1) enter, at any reasonable time, the establishment of a broker or real estate agent;
(2) examine and make copies of the books, registers, accounts, records and other documents containing information relating to his activities as a broker or real estate agent;
(3) require any information relating to the administration of this Act and the production of any document relating thereto.
Every person having the custody, possession or control of such books, registers, accounts, records and other documents must, if so required, give communication thereof to the Superintendent or authorized person and facilitate his examination of the same.
R. S. 1964, c. 267, s. 19; 1966-67, c. 75, s. 13; 1983, c. 26, s. 14; 1986, c. 95, s. 118; 1992, c. 61, s. 249.