15.1. Where an offence under this Act, the Explosives Act (Revised Statutes of Canada, 1985, chapter E-17) or the regulations thereunder is in issue for the purposes of the first paragraph of section 13.1, section 14 or the first paragraph of section 15, the member of the Sûreté du Québec or the Minister shall consider, where applicable, such factors as
(1) the nature, gravity and frequency of the offence;
(2) the harm caused or that could have been caused as a result of the offence;
(3) the risk of serious harm involved in allowing the applicant or permit holder to engage in an activity authorized under the permit, given the attitude denoted by the offence committed;
(4) the fact that the applicant or permit holder associates or fraternizes without justification with persons of notorious criminal reputation.