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P-13.1, r. 3
- Regulation respecting the minimum qualifications required to exercise investigative functions within a police force
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P-13.1, r. 3
Regulation respecting the minimum qualifications required to exercise investigative functions within a police force
POLICE — QUALIFICATIONS MINIMALES — FUNCTIONS
(chapter P-13.1, s. 116)
A police officer who exercises an investigative function must have successfully completed the basic training program in police investigation offered by the École nationale de police du Québec.
A police officer who holds a full-time position and whose main duty is to conduct criminal investigations exercises an investigative function.
O.C. 599-2006, s. 1
Despite section 1, a police officer who, while acquiring the required training, has successfully completed the course entitled Droit pénal appliqué à l’enquête policière given by the School may exercise an investigative function under the supervision of a police investigator, provided the police officer begins the training within 6 months after the date on which the officer’s investigative function commences and completes the training not later than 30 months after that date.
The director of the police force may, for a valid reason, authorize an extension of the training period. The Director is to submit an annual report to the Minister explaining the extensions.
O.C. 599-2006, s. 2
A police officer who, on 12 July 2006 is exercising an investigative function or is on an eligibility list for such employment is not required to successfully complete the training referred to in sections 1 and 2 so long as the police officer remains employed by the Sûreté du Québec, the same municipal police force or the police force that succeeds the municipal police force following the creation of a board or an amalgamation of municipalities, or following integration of the police force into the Sûreté du Québec.
O.C. 599-2006, s. 3
The person who exercises or has exercised an investigative function within a police force elsewhere in Canada is not required to successfully complete the training referred to in sections 1 and 2 in order to exercise such a function in Québec.
Despite the foregoing, the person must obtain an attestation of equivalence in accordance with the By-law to establish the Training Plan Regulation of the École nationale de police du Québec. (chapter P-13.1, r. 4).
O.C. 234-2012, s. 1
O.C. 599-2006, s. 4
O.C. 599-2006, 2006 G.O. 2, 2117
O.C. 234-2012, 2012 G.O. 2, 1025
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