69. Every owner of an immoveable subject to the Public Buildings Safety Act (chapter S-3) or to the Act respecting occupational health and safety (chapter S-2.1) and not subject to the Building Code (Order in Council 3326, 29 September 1976) must present to the Minister of Labour, Manpower and Income Security a development programme for the purpose of providing the accessibility of his immoveable to handicapped persons.
The Minister of Labour, Manpower and Income Security may, by regulation, determine the groups of immoveables that will be contemplated by this section each year and the standards of accessibility to which their owners must conform.
The owner of an immoveable must present his development plan within one year from the time his immoveable is contemplated by such a regulation.
Such programme may take account of the cost of the alterations to be made to the immoveable and the nature of the services offered.
The Minister of Labour, Manpower and Income Security shall, within one year from the presentation of a development plan, analyse it, and approve it or demand that it be altered or that a new plan be submitted to him within such time as he determines.
The owner of an immoveable must make his immoveable accessible within three years from the date of approval of his development plan.
After approving a programme, the Minister of Labour, Manpower and Income Security shall see to it that it is complied with and carried out.
1978, c. 7, s. 69; 1980, c. 11, s. 104; 1979, c. 63, s. 333; 1981, c. 9, s. 34.