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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 14 2012

    In the opinion of Québec Ombudsperson Raymonde Saint-Germain, Bill 48 fails to clearly define the parameters governing the application of the government motor vehicle inspection program (vehicles 8 years old and over) introduced by the bill.

  2. May 3 2012

    As consultations on Bill 71 (An Act respecting compensation measures for the carrying out of projects affecting wetlands or bodies of water) got underway today, Ombudsperson Raymonde Saint-Germain conveyed her comments to the Chair of the Committee on Transportation and the Environment.

  3. April 3 2012

    The purpose of Bill 57 is to broaden the use of traffic control devices, namely, radar devices and red light camera systems.

  4. February 27 2012

    Ombudsperson Raymonde Saint-Germain has submitted a brief to the Committee on Institutions, as part of the consultations and public hearings phase for Bill 46, An Act Respecting Independent Police Investigations.

  5. January 24 2012

    The purpose of the draft Regulation to amend the Regulation respecting the Gazette officielle du Québec is to abolish the annual subscription price for the electronic versions of Parts 1 and 2 of the Gazette officielle du Québec posted on the Publications du Québec website.

  6. December 2 2011

    The aim of the draft bill is to improve the accessibility of civil justice and service quality and promptness.

  7. November 29 2011

    One of the effects of the bill is to allow the direct deposit of the solidarity tax credit into accounts in financial institutions located outside of Québec.

  8. September 6 2011

    While welcoming the intention behind Bill 16 to increase protection for the elderly lodged in certified private residences, the Québec Ombudsperson cautions against the possible negative impacts of some of the changes proposed.

  9. July 15 2011

    In an effort to combat consumer debt overload, Bill 24 provides for new credit-related measures, which the Québec Ombudsman has thoroughly reviewed.

  10. July 13 2011

    The main objective of the proposed regulation is to confer new medical duties on ambulance technicians trained in advanced care, thereby increasing their training requirements.