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Reactions to bills and draft regulations

The Québec Ombudsman is called on to give its opinion and make recommendations on bills before they are voted on in the National Assembly of Québec and on draft regulations before their passage by the government.

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  1. May 3 2013

    The Québec Ombudsman welcomes the amendments that will allow study participants and their heirs or legal representatives access to the complaint examination procedure.

  2. May 3 2013

    The Québec Ombudsman commends the desire to update the chartered administrators' Code of Ethics and strengthen their duties and obligations in order to improve the protection of the public and has issued recommendations to ensure that the proposed amendments achieve this objective.

  3. April 23 2013

    The Québec Ombudsman offered comments on the Commission d'accès à l'information (CAI) 2011 Five-Year Report: Technology and Privacy, in a Time of Societal Choices, submitted for general consultation to the Commission des institutions.

  4. April 4 2013

    The Québec Ombudsperson acknowledges the soundness of the amendments made to the Tax Administration Act to take more effective action against economic crimes against the State.

  5. March 28 2013

    In a letter to the Minister of Employment and Social Solidarity, the Ombudsperson expresses concern about the amendments to the Individual and Family Assistance Regulation.

  6. March 27 2013

    Pending an overhaul of the crime victims compensation system, which the Québec Ombudsman has been calling for since 2002, it endorses the government's will to increase assistance to crime victims and their families.

  7. March 12 2013

    The Ombudsperson endorsed Bill 12 as part of the special consultations and public hearings on this bill.

  8. March 7 2013

    The Québec Ombudsman agrees with the introduction in the draft regulations published in the Gazette officielle on January 23 of new professional activities that may be engaged in by a pharmacist, including prescribing and administering certain medications.

  9. February 5 2013

    In the Ombudsperson's opinion, the draft regulation “is likely to improve the situation of recipients of last resort financial assistance as well as that of certain people related to them.”

  10. February 5 2013

    Raymonde Saint-Germain's viewpoint is that the amendments to the Regulation respecting occupational health and safety and the Safety Code for the Construction Industry will help prevent construction and maintenance workers' exposure to asbestos.