Laws and regulations
The Curateur public du Québec is subject to a number of laws and regulations.
In taking decisions regarding requests for access to information, the Curateur public must refer to the following laws and regulations:
- Charter of Human Rights and Freedoms
- Civil Code of Québec
- Code of Civil Procedure
- Act respecting Access to documents held by public bodies and the Protection of personal information
- Public Curator Act
- Regulation respecting the application of the Public Curator Act
- Regulation respecting the distribution of information and the protection of personal information
Law to better protect vulnerable persons
The law to better protect vulnerable persons (in French) (PDF 368 Kb) (Act modifying the Civil Code, Code of Civil Procedure, Public Curator Act and various provisions regarding the protection of persons) will allow for improved protection of vulnerable persons. Adapting the protective measure to individual circumstances will make it possible to:
- emphasize the autonomy of incapable persons and persons experiencing a difficulty;
- foster a greater concern for their wishes and preferences;
- uphold (whenever possible) the exercising of their rights;
- supervise the management of the patrimony of minors.
Code of ethics and professional conduct of the Curateur public du Québec in its capacity as a public administrator
The code of ethics and professional conduct of the Curateur public du Québec in its capacity as a public administrator (in French) (PDF 76 Kb) comprises the ethical principles and general rules of conduct established to promote the highest degree of professional conduct among Curateur public personnel who are striving to fulfill the organization’s mission.
Last update: April 7, 2022