13.1. The member of the Sûreté du Québec may refuse to issue the permit if the applicant, within the five years preceding the application, has been convicted of an offence under this Act, the Explosives Act (Revised Statutes of Canada, 1985, chapter E-17) or the regulations thereunder unless the applicant has obtained a pardon in respect of that offence.
The member of the Sûreté du Québec may also refuse to issue a permit where he is of the opinion
(1) that a permit should not be issued to the applicant on grounds of public security;
(2) that the application is being made on behalf of another person.
1984, c. 46, s. 18; 1986, c. 95, s. 140; 1990, c. 4, s. 419; 1997, c. 51, s. 5; 1997, c. 69, s. 2.