B-1.1 - Building Act

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111. In carrying out its mission, the Board shall, in particular, have the following responsibilities:
(1)  to ensure that this Act is applied and that building and safety standards are observed;
(2)  to check the qualifications of contractors and owner-builders so as to ensure their integrity, competence and solvency;
(2.1)  to cooperate in efforts to prevent and to fight corruption and fraudulent practices in the construction industry;
(3)  to promote administrative agreements with other agencies operating in areas covered by this Act with a view to facilitating its application;
(4)  to promote the delegating of responsibility to local municipalities;
(4.1)  to support local municipalities, regional county municipalities and intermunicipal boards in their enforcement of any standard identical to a standard of the Safety Code (chapter B-1.1, r. 3);
(5)  to promote the training of persons working in the areas of building construction and public information;
(5.1)  subsidizing services or bodies whose purpose is to protect guaranty plan beneficiaries;
(6)  to cooperate with departments and agencies involved in the areas covered by this Act;
(7)  to take part in the preparation of Government regulations, at the request of the Minister;
(8)  to disseminate information and give opinions on the content and application of the Construction Code (chapter B-1.1, r. 2) and the Safety Code;
(9)  to undertake or commission studies and research in areas covered by this Act;
(10)  to adopt measures to foster a greater sense of responsibility among persons working in the field of construction;
(11)  to manage guaranty plans, demand contributions and, where necessary, organize and administer a guaranty fund or a compensation fund.
1985, c. 34, s. 111; 1991, c. 74, s. 48, s. 169; 2005, c. 22, s. 25; 2010, c. 28, s. 13; 2011, c. 35, s. 23; 2018, c. 132018, c. 13, s. 28.
111. In carrying out its mission, the Board shall, in particular, have the following responsibilities:
(1)  to ensure that this Act is applied and that building and safety standards are observed;
(2)  to check the qualifications of contractors and owner-builders so as to ensure their integrity, competence and solvency;
(3)  to promote administrative agreements with other agencies operating in areas covered by this Act with a view to facilitating its application;
(4)  to promote the delegating of responsibility to local municipalities;
(4.1)  to support local municipalities, regional county municipalities and intermunicipal boards in their enforcement of any standard identical to a standard of the Safety Code (chapter B-1.1, r. 3);
(5)  to promote the training of persons working in the areas of building construction and public information;
(5.1)  subsidizing services or bodies whose purpose is to protect guaranty plan beneficiaries;
(6)  to cooperate with departments and agencies involved in the areas covered by this Act;
(7)  to take part in the preparation of Government regulations, at the request of the Minister;
(8)  to disseminate information and give opinions on the content and application of the Construction Code (chapter B-1.1, r. 2) and the Safety Code;
(9)  to undertake or commission studies and research in areas covered by this Act;
(10)  to adopt measures to foster a greater sense of responsibility among persons working in the field of construction;
(11)  to manage guaranty plans, demand contributions and, where necessary, organize and administer a guaranty fund or a compensation fund.
1985, c. 34, s. 111; 1991, c. 74, s. 48, s. 169; 2005, c. 22, s. 25; 2010, c. 28, s. 13; 2011, c. 35, s. 23.
111. In carrying out its mission, the Board shall, in particular, have the following responsibilities:
(1)  to ensure that this Act is applied and that building and safety standards are observed;
(2)  to check the qualifications of contractors and owner-builders so as to ensure their integrity, competence and solvency;
(3)  to promote administrative agreements with other agencies operating in areas covered by this Act with a view to facilitating its application;
(4)  to promote the delegating of responsibility to local municipalities;
(4.1)  to support local municipalities, regional county municipalities and intermunicipal boards in their enforcement of any standard identical to a Safety Code standard;
(5)  to promote the training of persons working in the areas of building construction and public information;
(6)  to cooperate with departments and agencies involved in the areas covered by this Act;
(7)  to take part in the preparation of Government regulations, at the request of the Minister;
(8)  to disseminate information and give opinions on the content and application of the Building Code and the Safety Code;
(9)  to undertake or commission studies and research in areas covered by this Act;
(10)  to adopt measures to foster a greater sense of responsibility among persons working in the field of construction;
(11)  to manage guaranty plans, demand contributions and, where necessary, organize and administer a compensation fund.
1985, c. 34, s. 111; 1991, c. 74, s. 48, s. 169; 2005, c. 22, s. 25; 2010, c. 28, s. 13.
111. In carrying out its mission, the Board shall, in particular, have the following responsibilities:
(1)  to ensure that this Act is applied and that building and safety standards are observed;
(2)  to check the qualifications of contractors and owner-builders so as to ensure their integrity, competence and solvency;
(3)  to promote administrative agreements with other agencies operating in areas covered by this Act with a view to facilitating its application;
(4)  to promote the delegating of responsibility to local municipalities;
(5)  to promote the training of persons working in the areas of building construction and public information;
(6)  to cooperate with departments and agencies involved in the areas covered by this Act;
(7)  to take part in the preparation of Government regulations, at the request of the Minister;
(8)  to disseminate information and give opinions on the content and application of the Building Code and the Safety Code;
(9)  to undertake or commission studies and research in areas covered by this Act;
(10)  to adopt measures to foster a greater sense of responsibility among persons working in the field of construction;
(11)  to manage guaranty plans, demand contributions and, where necessary, organize and administer a compensation fund.
1985, c. 34, s. 111; 1991, c. 74, s. 48, s. 169; 2005, c. 22, s. 25.
111. In carrying out its purpose, the Board shall, in particular, have the following responsibilities:
(1)  to ensure that this Act is applied and that building and safety standards are observed;
(2)  to check the qualifications of contractors and owner-builders so as to ensure their integrity, competence and solvency;
(3)  to promote administrative agreements with other agencies operating in areas covered by this Act with a view to facilitating its application;
(4)  to promote the delegating of responsibility to local municipalities;
(5)  to promote the training of persons working in the areas of building construction and public information;
(6)  to cooperate with departments and agencies involved in the areas covered by this Act;
(7)  to take part in the preparation of Government regulations, at the request of the Minister;
(8)  to disseminate information and give opinions on the content and application of the Building Code and the Safety Code;
(9)  to undertake or commission studies and research in areas covered by this Act;
(10)  to adopt measures to foster a greater sense of responsibility among persons working in the field of construction;
(11)  to manage guaranty plans, demand contributions and, where necessary, organize and administer a compensation fund.
1985, c. 34, s. 111; 1991, c. 74, s. 48, s. 169.
111. In carrying out its purpose, the Commission shall, in particular, have the following responsibilities:
(1)  to ensure that this Act is applied and that building and safety standards are observed;
(2)  to check the qualifications of contractors so as to ensure their integrity, competence and solvency;
(3)  to promote administrative agreements with other agencies operating in areas covered by this Act with a view to facilitating its application;
(4)  to promote the delegating of responsibility to local municipalities;
(5)  to promote the training of persons working in the areas of building construction and public information;
(6)  to cooperate with departments and agencies involved in the areas covered by this Act;
(7)  to take part in the preparation of Government regulations, at the request of the Minister;
(8)  to disseminate information and give opinions on the content and application of the Building Code and the Safety Code;
(9)  to undertake or commission studies and research in areas covered by this Act;
(10)  to foster a sense of responsibility among those working in the construction industry;
(11)  to provide the Minister with an opinion on any matter he refers to it, analyze the impact of this Act and make the recommendations it considers useful to the Minister.
1985, c. 34, s. 111.