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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. 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.

  2. 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.

  3. 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.

  4. March 12 2013

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

  5. 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.

  6. 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.”

  7. 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.

  8. November 12 2012

    In commenting on Bill 1, the Ombudsperson emphasized that she fully endorsed the government's resolve to combat corruption and enhance integrity in public contracts.

  9. July 17 2012

    The Québec Ombudsman is releasing a brief presented to the Minister for Social Services, regarding the draft Regulation respecting the conditions for obtaining a certificate of compliance and the operating standards for a private seniors' residence.

  10. May 31 2012

    In a letter addressed to the President and Chief Executive Officer of the Régie du bâtiment du Québec, dated May 24, the Ombudsperson expressed her support for draft regulations recently published in the Gazette officielle du Québec, which follow up on some recommendations she made for senior citizens' safety.