A-2.1 - Act respecting Access to documents held by public bodies and the Protection of personal information

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167. Except if the injury results from superior force, a public body that keeps personal information is bound to compensate for the injury resulting from the unlawful infringement of a right established by Chapter III.
In addition, where the infringement is intentional or results from gross neglect, the court shall also award punitive damages of not less than $200.
1982, c. 30, s. 167; 1999, c. 40, s. 3.
167. Except on proof of a fortuitous event or irresistible force, a public body that keeps personal information is bound to compensate for the prejudice resulting from the unlawful infringement of a right established by Chapter III.
In addition, where the infringement is intentional or results from gross neglect, the court shall also award exemplary damages of not less than $200.
1982, c. 30, s. 167.