C-11.4 - Charter of Ville de Montréal, metropolis of Québec

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57.1.13. Any person may communicate any information to the inspector general that is relevant to the inspector general’s mandate, except information regarding the health of a person or any of the following:
(1)  information regarding the existence of an order whose publication is deferred under the Executive Power Act (chapter E-18) or the order itself;
(2)  information regarding the existence of a decision resulting from the deliberations of the Conseil exécutif or the decision itself, information regarding the existence of a decision resulting from the deliberations of one of the cabinet committees of the Conseil exécutif or the decision itself, or information regarding the existence of a decision of the Conseil du trésor or the decision itself, before the expiry of 25 years from the date of the decision;
(3)  information regarding the existence of information which, if disclosed, would reveal a budget policy of the Government before it is made public by the Minister of Finance or the information itself;
(4)  a legal opinion concerning the application of the law to a particular case, or the constitutionality or validity of legislative or regulatory provisions, or a preliminary or final draft of a bill or regulation;
(5)  a study, if its disclosure might well affect the outcome of judicial proceedings, unless those proceedings concern parties other than the Government, the Conseil exécutif, the Conseil du trésor, the government departments, and the persons, agencies and bodies referred to or described in the second and third paragraphs of section 3 or in section 4 of the Act respecting Access to documents held by public bodies and the Protection of personal information (chapter A-2.1);
(6)  a communication from the Conseil exécutif to one or more of its members, the Conseil du trésor or a cabinet committee, before the expiry of 25 years from the date of the communication;
(7)  a communication from one or more members of the Conseil exécutif to one or more other members of the Conseil exécutif, to the Conseil exécutif itself, to the Conseil du trésor or to a cabinet committee, before the expiry of 25 years from the date of the communication;
(8)  a recommendation from the Conseil du trésor or a cabinet committee to the Conseil exécutif, before the expiry of 25 years from the date of the recommendation;
(9)  a recommendation from one or more members of the Conseil exécutif to the Conseil exécutif, the Conseil du trésor or a cabinet committee, before the expiry of 25 years from the date of the recommendation;
(10)  a study, opinion or recommendation prepared within the Ministère du Conseil exécutif or the secretariat of the Conseil du trésor, or within another public body to the extent that it is released to the Ministère du Conseil exécutif, regarding a recommendation or request made by one or more ministers, a cabinet committee or a public body, or regarding a preliminary or final draft of a bill or regulation, before the expiry of 25 years from the date of the study, opinion or recommendation;
(11)  a record or report of the deliberations of the Conseil exécutif or a cabinet committee, before the expiry of 25 years from the date of the record or report;
(12)  a list of titles of documents containing recommendations to the Conseil exécutif or the Conseil du trésor, before the expiry of 25 years from the date of the list;
(13)  the agenda of a meeting of the Conseil exécutif, the Conseil du trésor or a cabinet committee, before the expiry of 25 years from the date of the agenda;
(14)  a document from the office of a Member of the National Assembly or a document produced for that Member by the services of the Assembly, unless the Member deems it expedient to send the document himself or herself or request that it be sent;
(15)  a document from the office of the President of the Assembly or of a Member of the Assembly referred to in the first paragraph of section 124.1 of the Act respecting the National Assembly (chapter A-23.1) or a minister to which section 11.5 of the Executive Power Act (chapter E-18) applies;
(16)  a preliminary or final draft of a bill or regulation, other than a draft by-law of the city or of a legal person described in subparagraph 1 of the fifth paragraph of section 57.1.9 of this Act, before the expiry of 10 years from the date of the draft;
(17)  a study directly relating to a document referred to in subparagraph 16, other than a draft by-law of the city or of a legal person described in subparagraph 1 of the fifth paragraph of section 57.1.9 of this Act, unless the draft bill has been tabled in the National Assembly or the draft regulation has been made public in accordance with the law;
(18)  an opinion or recommendation issued or made less than 10 years earlier by a member of a public body or of its personnel in the discharge of his or her duties, or issued or made less than 10 years earlier, at the request of a public body, by a consultant or an adviser on a matter within its jurisdiction, unless the opinion or recommendation emanates from the city or from a legal person described in subparagraph 1 of the fifth paragraph of section 57.1.9 of this Act or unless it is prepared at the request of the city or the legal person;
(19)  an opinion or recommendation issued or made by an agency under the jurisdiction of a public body to a public body, or issued or made by an agency under the authority of a minister to the minister, if no final decision on the subject matter of the opinion or recommendation has been made public by the authority having jurisdiction and if the opinion or recommendation does not emanate from the city or from a legal person described in subparagraph 1 of the fifth paragraph of section 57.1.9 of this Act or has not been prepared at the request of the city or the legal person;
(20)  a study prepared in connection with a recommendation made in the course of a decision-making process, until a decision is made on the recommendation or, if no decision is made, until five years have elapsed from the date the study was made, and if the study does not emanate from the city or from a legal person described in subparagraph 1 of the fifth paragraph of section 57.1.9 of this Act; or
(21)  information regarding the existence of information or the information itself, if the information does not emanate from the city or from a legal person described in subparagraph 1 of the fifth paragraph of section 57.1.9 of this Act and if its disclosure would be likely to
(a)  hamper an audit in progress;
(b)  reveal an auditing program or operation plan;
(c)  reveal a confidential source of information regarding an audit; or,
(d)  seriously impair the power of appraisal granted to the Auditor General pursuant to sections 38, 39, 40, 42, 43, 43.1 and 45 of the Auditor General Act (chapter V-5.01).
A person who communicates information authorized under the first paragraph to the inspector general may do so despite the Act respecting Access to documents held by public bodies and the Protection of personal information, the Act respecting the protection of personal information in the private sector (chapter P-39.1), any other communication restrictions under other laws of Québec and any duty of loyalty or confidentiality that may be binding on the person, in particular with respect to an employer or a client.
However, the lifting of professional secrecy authorized under the second paragraph does not apply to professional secrecy between a lawyer or a notary and a client.
2014, c. 3, s. 1; 2016, c. 34, s. 41; 2018, c. 32018, c. 3, s. 2.
57.1.13. Any person may communicate any information to the inspector general that is relevant to the inspector general’s mandate, except information regarding the health of a person or any of the following:
(1)  information regarding the existence of an order whose publication is deferred under the Executive Power Act (chapter E-18) or the order itself;
(2)  information regarding the existence of a decision resulting from the deliberations of the Conseil exécutif or the decision itself, information regarding the existence of a decision resulting from the deliberations of one of the cabinet committees of the Conseil exécutif or the decision itself, or information regarding the existence of a decision of the Conseil du trésor or the decision itself, before the expiry of 25 years from the date of the decision;
(3)  information regarding the existence of information which, if disclosed, would reveal a budget policy of the Government before it is made public by the Minister of Finance or the information itself;
(4)  a legal opinion concerning the application of the law to a particular case, or the constitutionality or validity of legislative or regulatory provisions, or a preliminary or final draft of a bill or regulation;
(5)  a study, if its disclosure might well affect the outcome of judicial proceedings, unless those proceedings concern parties other than the Government, the Conseil exécutif, the Conseil du trésor, the government departments, and the persons, agencies and bodies referred to or described in the second and third paragraphs of section 3 or in section 4 of the Act respecting Access to documents held by public bodies and the Protection of personal information (chapter A-2.1);
(6)  a communication from the Conseil exécutif to one of its members, the Conseil du trésor or a cabinet committee, before the expiry of 25 years from the date of the communication;
(7)  a communication from a member of the Conseil exécutif to another member of the Conseil exécutif, before the expiry of 25 years from the date of the communication;
(8)  a recommendation from the Conseil du trésor or a cabinet committee to the Conseil exécutif, before the expiry of 25 years from the date of the recommendation;
(9)  a recommendation from a member of the Conseil exécutif to the Conseil exécutif, the Conseil du trésor or a cabinet committee, before the expiry of 25 years from the date of the recommendation;
(10)  a study made within the Ministère du Conseil exécutif or the secretariat of the Conseil du trésor regarding a recommendation or request made by a minister, a cabinet committee or a public body, or regarding a preliminary or final draft of a bill or regulation, before the expiry of 25 years from the date of the study;
(11)  a record or report of the deliberations of the Conseil exécutif or a cabinet committee, before the expiry of 25 years from the date of the record or report;
(12)  a list of titles of documents containing recommendations to the Conseil exécutif or the Conseil du trésor, before the expiry of 25 years from the date of the list;
(13)  the agenda of a meeting of the Conseil exécutif, the Conseil du trésor or a cabinet committee, before the expiry of 25 years from the date of the agenda;
(14)  a document from the office of a Member of the National Assembly or a document produced for that Member by the services of the Assembly, unless the Member deems it expedient to send the document himself or herself or request that it be sent;
(15)  a document from the office of the President of the Assembly or of a Member of the Assembly referred to in the first paragraph of section 124.1 of the Act respecting the National Assembly (chapter A-23.1) or a minister to which section 11.5 of the Executive Power Act (chapter E-18) applies;
(16)  a preliminary or final draft of a bill or regulation, other than a draft by-law of the city or of a legal person described in subparagraph 1 of the fifth paragraph of section 57.1.9 of this Act, before the expiry of 10 years from the date of the draft;
(17)  a study directly relating to a document referred to in subparagraph 16, other than a draft by-law of the city or of a legal person described in subparagraph 1 of the fifth paragraph of section 57.1.9 of this Act, unless the draft bill has been tabled in the National Assembly or the draft regulation has been made public in accordance with the law;
(18)  an opinion or recommendation issued or made less than 10 years earlier by a member of a public body or of its personnel in the discharge of his or her duties, or issued or made less than 10 years earlier, at the request of a public body, by a consultant or an adviser on a matter within its jurisdiction, unless the opinion or recommendation emanates from the city or from a legal person described in subparagraph 1 of the fifth paragraph of section 57.1.9 of this Act or unless it is prepared at the request of the city or the legal person;
(19)  an opinion or recommendation issued or made by an agency under the jurisdiction of a public body to a public body, or issued or made by an agency under the authority of a minister to the minister, if no final decision on the subject matter of the opinion or recommendation has been made public by the authority having jurisdiction and if the opinion or recommendation does not emanate from the city or from a legal person described in subparagraph 1 of the fifth paragraph of section 57.1.9 of this Act or has not been prepared at the request of the city or the legal person;
(20)  a study prepared in connection with a recommendation made in the course of a decision-making process, until a decision is made on the recommendation or, if no decision is made, until five years have elapsed from the date the study was made, and if the study does not emanate from the city or from a legal person described in subparagraph 1 of the fifth paragraph of section 57.1.9 of this Act; or
(21)  information regarding the existence of information or the information itself, if the information does not emanate from the city or from a legal person described in subparagraph 1 of the fifth paragraph of section 57.1.9 of this Act and if its disclosure would be likely to
(a)  hamper an audit in progress;
(b)  reveal an auditing program or operation plan;
(c)  reveal a confidential source of information regarding an audit; or,
(d)  seriously impair the power of appraisal granted to the Auditor General pursuant to sections 38, 39, 40, 42, 43, 43.1 and 45 of the Auditor General Act (chapter V-5.01).
A person who communicates information authorized under the first paragraph to the inspector general may do so despite the Act respecting Access to documents held by public bodies and the Protection of personal information, the Act respecting the protection of personal information in the private sector (chapter P-39.1), any other communication restrictions under other laws of Québec and any duty of loyalty or confidentiality that may be binding on the person, in particular with respect to an employer or a client.
However, the lifting of professional secrecy authorized under the second paragraph does not apply to professional secrecy between a lawyer or a notary and a client.
2014, c. 3, s. 1; 2016, c. 34, s. 41.
57.1.13. Any person may communicate any information to the inspector general that is relevant to the inspector general’s mandate, except information regarding the health of a person or any of the following:
(1)  information regarding the existence of an order whose publication is deferred under the Executive Power Act (chapter E-18) or the order itself;
(2)  information regarding the existence of a decision resulting from the deliberations of the Conseil exécutif or the decision itself, information regarding the existence of a decision resulting from the deliberations of one of the cabinet committees of the Conseil exécutif or the decision itself, or information regarding the existence of a decision of the Conseil du trésor or the decision itself, before the expiry of 25 years from the date of the decision;
(3)  information regarding the existence of information which, if disclosed, would reveal a budget policy of the Government before it is made public by the Minister of Finance or the information itself;
(4)  a legal opinion concerning the application of the law to a particular case, or the constitutionality or validity of legislative or regulatory provisions, or a preliminary or final draft of a bill or regulation;
(5)  a study, if its disclosure might well affect the outcome of judicial proceedings, unless those proceedings concern parties other than the Government, the Conseil exécutif, the Conseil du trésor, the government departments, and the persons, agencies and bodies referred to or described in the second and third paragraphs of section 3 or in section 4 of the Act respecting Access to documents held by public bodies and the Protection of personal information (chapter A-2.1);
(6)  a communication from the Conseil exécutif to one of its members, the Conseil du trésor or a cabinet committee, before the expiry of 25 years from the date of the communication;
(7)  a communication from a member of the Conseil exécutif to another member of the Conseil exécutif, before the expiry of 25 years from the date of the communication;
(8)  a recommendation from the Conseil du trésor or a cabinet committee to the Conseil exécutif, before the expiry of 25 years from the date of the recommendation;
(9)  a recommendation from a member of the Conseil exécutif to the Conseil exécutif, the Conseil du trésor or a cabinet committee, before the expiry of 25 years from the date of the recommendation;
(10)  a study made within the Ministère du Conseil exécutif or the secretariat of the Conseil du trésor regarding a recommendation or request made by a minister, a cabinet committee or a public body, or regarding a preliminary or final draft of a bill or regulation, before the expiry of 25 years from the date of the study;
(11)  a record or report of the deliberations of the Conseil exécutif or a cabinet committee, before the expiry of 25 years from the date of the record or report;
(12)  a list of titles of documents containing recommendations to the Conseil exécutif or the Conseil du trésor, before the expiry of 25 years from the date of the list;
(13)  the agenda of a meeting of the Conseil exécutif, the Conseil du trésor or a cabinet committee, before the expiry of 25 years from the date of the agenda;
(14)  a document from the office of a Member of the National Assembly or a document produced for that Member by the services of the Assembly, unless the Member deems it expedient to send the document himself or herself or request that it be sent;
(15)  a document from the office of the President of the Assembly or of a Member of the Assembly referred to in the first paragraph of section 124.1 of the Act respecting the National Assembly (chapter A-23.1) or a minister to which section 11.5 of the Executive Power Act (chapter E-18) applies;
(16)  a preliminary or final draft of a bill or regulation, other than a draft by-law of the city or of a legal person described in subparagraph 1 of the fifth paragraph of section 57.1.9 of this Act, before the expiry of 10 years from the date of the draft;
(17)  a study directly relating to a document referred to in subparagraph 16, other than a draft by-law of the city or of a legal person described in subparagraph 1 of the fifth paragraph of section 57.1.9 of this Act, unless the draft bill has been tabled in the National Assembly or the draft regulation has been made public in accordance with the law;
(18)  an opinion or recommendation issued or made less than 10 years earlier by a member of a public body or of its personnel in the discharge of his or her duties, or issued or made less than 10 years earlier, at the request of a public body, by a consultant or an adviser on a matter within its jurisdiction, unless the opinion or recommendation emanates from the city or from a legal person described in subparagraph 1 of the fifth paragraph of section 57.1.9 of this Act or unless it is prepared at the request of the city or the legal person;
(19)  an opinion or recommendation issued or made by an agency under the jurisdiction of a public body to a public body, or issued or made by an agency under the authority of a minister to the minister, if no final decision on the subject matter of the opinion or recommendation has been made public by the authority having jurisdiction and if the opinion or recommendation does not emanate from the city or from a legal person described in subparagraph 1 of the fifth paragraph of section 57.1.9 of this Act or has not been prepared at the request of the city or the legal person;
(20)  a study prepared in connection with a recommendation made in the course of a decision-making process, until a decision is made on the recommendation or, if no decision is made, until five years have elapsed from the date the study was made, and if the study does not emanate from the city or from a legal person described in subparagraph 1 of the fifth paragraph of section 57.1.9 of this Act; or
(21)  information regarding the existence of information or the information itself, if the information does not emanate from the city or from a legal person described in subparagraph 1 of the fifth paragraph of section 57.1.9 of this Act and if its disclosure would be likely to
(a)  hamper an audit in progress;
(b)  reveal an auditing program or operation plan;
(c)  reveal a confidential source of information regarding an audit; or,
(d)  seriously impair the power of appraisal granted to the Auditor General pursuant to sections 38, 39, 40, 42, 43, 43.1 and 45 of the Auditor General Act (chapter V-5.01).
A person who communicates information authorized under the first paragraph to the inspector general may do so despite the Act respecting Access to documents held by public bodies and the Protection of personal information, the Act respecting the protection of personal information in the private sector (chapter P-39.1), any other communication restrictions under other laws of Québec and any duty of loyalty or confidentiality that may be binding on the person, in particular with respect to an employer or a client.
The second paragraph does not however authorize the person to communicate information to the inspector general that is protected by professional secrecy between an advocate or a notary and a client.
2014, c. 3, s. 1.