P-34.1 - Youth Protection Act

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1. In this Act, unless the context indicates a different meaning,
(a)  Commission means the Commission des droits de la personne et des droits de la jeunesse established by the Charter of human rights and freedoms (chapter C-12);
(b)  director means the director of youth protection appointed for an institution operating a child and youth protection centre;
(c)  child means a person under 18 years of age;
(c.1)  holiday means a holiday within the meaning of section 61 of the Interpretation Act (chapter I‑16), as well as 26 December and 2 January;
(c.2)  alternative living environment means an environment to which a child is entrusted under this Act, other than that of either of the child’s parents;
(d)  body means any body established under a law of Québec dealing, in particular, with the defence of the rights, the promotion of the interests and the improvement of the living conditions of children, any Native organization, any educational body and any childcare establishment;
(d.1)  educational body means any institution providing instruction at the elementary, secondary or college level;
(d.2)  childcare establishment means a childcare centre, a day care centre, or a person recognized as a home childcare provider within the meaning of the Act respecting educational childcare (chapter S-4.1.1);
(e)  parents means the father and the mother of a child or, where applicable, any other person acting as the person having parental authority;
(f)  regulation means any regulation made under this Act by the Government;
(g)  tribunal means the Court of Québec established by the Courts of Justice Act (chapter T-16);
(h)  (subparagraph repealed).
The expressions hospital centre , local community service centre , institution and foster family , including kinship foster family , have the meaning assigned to them by the Act respecting health services and social services (chapter S-4.2) or the Act respecting health services and social services for Cree Native persons (chapter S-5), as the case may be.
The expressions child and youth protection centre , rehabilitation centre and agency have the meaning assigned to them by the Act respecting health services and social services and also mean, respectively, a social service centre , a reception centre and a regional council within the meaning of the Act respecting health services and social services for Cree Native persons.
In this Act, the word clerk , wherever it appears, includes the assistant clerk.
In addition, in this Act, whenever it is provided that a child may be entrusted to a foster family, the child, if a Native, may also be entrusted to one or more persons whose activities are under the responsibility of a Native community or group of such communities with which an institution operating a child and youth protection centre has entered into an agreement under section 37.6 concerning such activities or with which the Government has entered into an agreement under section 37.5 that includes such activities. Those persons are then considered to be foster families for the purposes of this Act.
1977, c. 20, s. 1; 1981, c. 2, s. 1; 1984, c. 4, s. 2; 1988, c. 21, s. 118; 1989, c. 53, s. 1; 1992, c. 21, s. 210; 1994, c. 35, s. 1; 1994, c. 23, s. 23; 1995, c. 27, s. 8; 2005, c. 32, s. 308; 2006, c. 34, s. 1; 2017, c. 182017, c. 18, s. 1.
1. In this Act, unless the context indicates a different meaning,
(a)  Commission means the Commission des droits de la personne et des droits de la jeunesse established by the Charter of human rights and freedoms (chapter C-12);
(b)  director means the director of youth protection appointed for an institution operating a child and youth protection centre;
(c)  child means a person under 18 years of age;
(c.1)  holiday means a holiday within the meaning of section 61 of the Interpretation Act (chapter I‑16), as well as 26 December and 2 January;
(d)  body means any body established under a law of Québec dealing, in particular, with the defence of the rights, the promotion of the interests and the improvement of the living conditions of children, any educational body and any childcare establishment;
(d.1)  educational body means any institution providing instruction at the elementary, secondary or college level;
(d.2)  childcare establishment means a childcare centre, a day care centre, or a person recognized as a home childcare provider within the meaning of the Act respecting educational childcare (chapter S-4.1.1);
(e)  parents means the father and the mother of a child or, where applicable, any other person acting as the person having parental authority;
(f)  regulation means any regulation made under this Act by the Government;
(g)  tribunal means the Court of Québec established by the Courts of Justice Act (chapter T-16);
(h)  (subparagraph repealed).
The expressions hospital centre , local community service centre , institution and foster family have the meaning assigned to them by the Act respecting health services and social services (chapter S-4.2) or the Act respecting health services and social services for Cree Native persons (chapter S-5), as the case may be.
The expressions child and youth protection centre , rehabilitation centre and agency have the meaning assigned to them by the Act respecting health services and social services and also mean, respectively, a social service centre , a reception centre and a regional council within the meaning of the Act respecting health services and social services for Cree Native persons.
In this Act, the word clerk , wherever it appears, includes the assistant clerk.
1977, c. 20, s. 1; 1981, c. 2, s. 1; 1984, c. 4, s. 2; 1988, c. 21, s. 118; 1989, c. 53, s. 1; 1992, c. 21, s. 210; 1994, c. 35, s. 1; 1994, c. 23, s. 23; 1995, c. 27, s. 8; 2005, c. 32, s. 308; 2006, c. 34, s. 1; 2017, c. 182017, c. 18, s. 1.
1. In this Act, unless the context indicates a different meaning,
(a)  Commission means the Commission des droits de la personne et des droits de la jeunesse established by the Charter of human rights and freedoms (chapter C-12);
(b)  director means the director of youth protection appointed for an institution operating a child and youth protection centre;
(c)  child means a person under 18 years of age;
(d)  body means any body established under a law of Québec dealing, in particular, with the defence of the rights, the promotion of the interests and the improvement of the living conditions of children, any educational body and any childcare establishment;
(d.1)  educational body means any institution providing instruction at the elementary, secondary or college level;
(d.2)  childcare establishment means a childcare centre, a day care centre, or a person recognized as a home childcare provider within the meaning of the Act respecting educational childcare (chapter S-4.1.1);
(e)  parents means the father and the mother of a child or, where applicable, any other person acting as the person having parental authority;
(f)  regulation means any regulation made under this Act by the Government;
(g)  tribunal means the Court of Québec established by the Courts of Justice Act (chapter T-16);
(h)  (subparagraph repealed).
The expressions hospital centre , local community service centre , institution and foster family have the meaning assigned to them by the Act respecting health services and social services (chapter S-4.2) or the Act respecting health services and social services for Cree Native persons (chapter S-5), as the case may be.
The expressions child and youth protection centre , rehabilitation centre and agency have the meaning assigned to them by the Act respecting health services and social services and also mean, respectively, a social service centre , a reception centre and a regional council within the meaning of the Act respecting health services and social services for Cree Native persons.
In this Act, the word clerk , wherever it appears, includes the assistant clerk.
1977, c. 20, s. 1; 1981, c. 2, s. 1; 1984, c. 4, s. 2; 1988, c. 21, s. 118; 1989, c. 53, s. 1; 1992, c. 21, s. 210; 1994, c. 35, s. 1; 1994, c. 23, s. 23; 1995, c. 27, s. 8; 2005, c. 32, s. 308; 2006, c. 34, s. 1.
1. In this Act, unless the context indicates a different meaning,
(a)  Commission means the Commission des droits de la personne et des droits de la jeunesse established by the Charter of human rights and freedoms (chapter C‐12);
(b)  director means the director of youth protection appointed for an institution operating a child and youth protection centre;
(c)  child means a person under 18 years of age;
(d)  body means any body established under a law of Québec dealing, in particular, with the defence of the rights, the promotion of the interests and the improvement of the living conditions of children and any educational body;
(d.1)  educational body means any institution providing instruction at the elementary, secondary or college level;
(e)  parents means the father and the mother of a child or, where applicable, any other person acting as the person having parental authority;
(f)  regulation means any regulation made under this Act by the Government;
(g)  tribunal means the Court of Québec established by the Courts of Justice Act (chapter T‐16);
(h)  (subparagraph repealed).
The expressions hospital centre , local community service centre , institution and foster family have the meaning assigned to them by the Act respecting health services and social services (chapter S‐4.2) or the Act respecting health services and social services for Cree Native persons (chapter S‐5), as the case may be.
The expressions child and youth protection centre , rehabilitation centre and agency have the meaning assigned to them by the Act respecting health services and social services and also mean, respectively, a social service centre , a reception centre and a regional council within the meaning of the Act respecting health services and social services for Cree Native persons.
In this Act, the word clerk , wherever it appears, includes the assistant clerk.
1977, c. 20, s. 1; 1981, c. 2, s. 1; 1984, c. 4, s. 2; 1988, c. 21, s. 118; 1989, c. 53, s. 1; 1992, c. 21, s. 210; 1994, c. 35, s. 1; 1994, c. 23, s. 23; 1995, c. 27, s. 8; 2005, c. 32, s. 308.
1. In this Act, unless the context indicates a different meaning,
(a)  Commission means the Commission des droits de la personne et des droits de la jeunesse established by the Charter of human rights and freedoms (chapter C-12);
(b)  director means the director of youth protection appointed for an institution operating a child and youth protection centre;
(c)  child means a person under 18 years of age;
(d)  body means any body established under a law of Québec dealing, in particular, with the defence of the rights, the promotion of the interests and the improvement of the living conditions of children and any educational body;
(d.1)  educational body means any institution providing instruction at the elementary, secondary or college level;
(e)  parents means the father and the mother of a child or, where applicable, any other person acting as the person having parental authority;
(f)  regulation means any regulation made under this Act by the Government;
(g)  tribunal means the Court of Québec established by the Courts of Justice Act (chapter T-16);
(h)  (subparagraph repealed).
The expressions hospital centre , local community service centre , institution and foster family have the meaning assigned to them by the Act respecting health services and social services (chapter S-4.2) or the Act respecting health services and social services for Cree Native persons (chapter S-5), as the case may be.
The expressions child and youth protection centre , rehabilitation centre and regional board have the meaning assigned to them by the Act respecting health services and social services and also mean, respectively, a social service centre , a reception centre and a regional council within the meaning of the Act respecting health services and social services for Cree Native persons.
In this Act, the word clerk , wherever it appears, includes the assistant clerk.
1977, c. 20, s. 1; 1981, c. 2, s. 1; 1984, c. 4, s. 2; 1988, c. 21, s. 118; 1989, c. 53, s. 1; 1992, c. 21, s. 210; 1994, c. 35, s. 1; 1994, c. 23, s. 23; 1995, c. 27, s. 8.
1. In this Act, unless the context indicates a different meaning,
(a)  Commission means the Commission de protection des droits de la jeunesse established by this Act;
(b)  director means the director of youth protection appointed for an institution operating a child and youth protection centre;
(c)  child means a person under 18 years of age;
(d)  body means any body established under a law of Québec dealing, in particular, with the defence of the rights, the promotion of the interests and the improvement of the living conditions of children and any educational body;
(d.1)  educational body means any institution providing instruction at the elementary, secondary or college level;
(e)  parents means the father and the mother of a child or, where applicable, any other person acting as the person having parental authority;
(f)  regulation means any regulation made under this Act by the Government;
(g)  tribunal means the Court of Québec established by the Courts of Justice Act (chapter T-16);
(h)  (subparagraph repealed).
The expressions hospital centre , local community service centre , institution and foster family have the meaning assigned to them by the Act respecting health services and social services (chapter S-4.2) or the Act respecting health services and social services for Cree Native persons (chapter S-5), as the case may be.
The expressions child and youth protection centre , rehabilitation centre and regional board have the meaning assigned to them by the Act respecting health services and social services and also mean, respectively, a social service centre , a reception centre and a regional council within the meaning of the Act respecting health services and social services for Cree Native persons.
In this Act, the word clerk , wherever it appears, includes the assistant clerk.
1977, c. 20, s. 1; 1981, c. 2, s. 1; 1984, c. 4, s. 2; 1988, c. 21, s. 118; 1989, c. 53, s. 1; 1992, c. 21, s. 210; 1994, c. 35, s. 1; 1994, c. 23, s. 23.
1. In this Act, unless the context indicates a different meaning,
(a)  Commission means the Commission de protection des droits de la jeunesse established by this Act;
(b)  director means the director of youth protection appointed for an institution operating a child and youth protection centre;
(c)  child means a person under 18 years of age;
(d)  body means any body established under a law of Québec dealing, in particular, with the defence of the rights, the promotion of the interests and the improvement of the living conditions of children and any educational body;
(d.1)  educational body means any institution providing instruction at the elementary, secondary or college level;
(e)  parents means the father and the mother of a child or, where applicable, any other person acting as the person having parental authority;
(f)  regulation means any regulation made under this Act by the Government;
(g)  tribunal means the Court of Québec established by the Courts of Justice Act (chapter T-16);
(h)  (subparagraph repealed).
The expressions hospital centre , local community service centre , institution and foster family have the meaning assigned to them by the Act respecting health services and social services (chapter S-4.2) or the Act respecting health services and social services for Cree and Inuit Native persons (chapter S-5), as the case may be.
The expressions child and youth protection centre , rehabilitation centre and regional board have the meaning assigned to them by the Act respecting health services and social services and also mean, respectively, a social service centre , a reception centre and a regional council within the meaning of the Act respecting health services and social services for Cree and Inuit Native persons.
In this Act, the word clerk , wherever it appears, includes the assistant clerk.
1977, c. 20, s. 1; 1981, c. 2, s. 1; 1984, c. 4, s. 2; 1988, c. 21, s. 118; 1989, c. 53, s. 1; 1992, c. 21, s. 210; 1994, c. 35, s. 1.
1. In this Act, unless the context indicates a different meaning,
(a)  Commission means the Commission de protection des droits de la jeunesse established by this Act;
(b)  director means the director of youth protection appointed for an institution operating a child and youth protection centre or a social service centre;
(c)  child means a person under eighteen years of age;
(d)  body means any body established under a law of Québec dealing, in particular, with the defence of the rights, the promotion of the interests and the improvement of the living conditions of children and any institution giving instruction at the elementary, secondary or college level;
(e)  parents means the father and the mother of a child or, failing them, any other person having parental authority;
(f)  regulation means any regulation made under this act by the Government;
(g)  tribunal means the Court of Québec established by the Courts of Justice Act (chapter T-16);
(h)  (subparagraph repealed).
The expressions hospital centre , local community service centre , institution and foster family have the meaning assigned to them by the Act respecting health services and social services (chapter S-4.2) or the Act respecting health services and social services for Cree and Inuit Native persons (chapter S-5), as the case may be.
The expressions child and youth protection centre , rehabilitation centre and regional board have the meaning assigned to them by the Act respecting health services and social services.
The expressions reception centre , social service centre and regional board have the meaning assigned to them by the Act respecting health services and social services for Cree and Inuit Native persons.
In this Act, the word clerk , wherever it appears, includes the assistant clerk.
1977, c. 20, s. 1; 1981, c. 2, s. 1; 1984, c. 4, s. 2; 1988, c. 21, s. 118; 1989, c. 53, s. 1; 1992, c. 21, s. 210.
1. In this Act, unless the context indicates a different meaning,
(a)  Commission means the Commission de protection des droits de la jeunesse established by this Act;
(b)  director means the director of youth protection in a social service centre;
(c)  child means a person under eighteen years of age;
(d)  body means any body established under a law of Québec dealing, in particular, with the defence of the rights, the promotion of the interests and the improvement of the living conditions of children and any institution giving instruction at the elementary, secondary or college level;
(e)  parents means the father and the mother of a child or, failing them, any other person having parental authority;
(f)  regulation means any regulation made under this act by the Government;
(g)  tribunal means the Court of Québec established by the Courts of Justice Act (chapter T-16);
(h)  (subparagraph repealed).
The expressions reception centre , social service centre , hospital centre , local community service centre , regional council , establishment and foster family have the same meaning as they have in the Act respecting health services and social services (chapter S-5).
In this Act, the word clerk , wherever it appears, includes the assistant clerk.
1977, c. 20, s. 1; 1981, c. 2, s. 1; 1984, c. 4, s. 2; 1988, c. 21, s. 118; 1989, c. 53, s. 1.
1. In this Act, unless the context indicates a different meaning,
(a)  Comité means the Comité de la protection de la jeunesse established under this Act;
(b)  director means the director of youth protection in a social service centre;
(c)  child means a person under eighteen years of age;
(d)  body means any body established under a law of Québec dealing, in particular, with the defence of the rights, the promotion of the interests and the improvement of the living conditions of children and any institution giving instruction at the elementary, secondary or college level;
(e)  parents means the father and the mother of a child or, failing them, any other person having parental authority;
(f)  regulation means any regulation made under this act by the Government;
(g)  (subparagraph repealed);
(h)  (subparagraph repealed).
The expressions reception centre , social service centre , hospital centre , local community service centre , regional council , establishment and foster family have the same meaning as they have in the Act respecting health services and social services (chapter S-5).
In this Act, the word clerk , wherever it appears, includes the assistant clerk.
1977, c. 20, s. 1; 1981, c. 2, s. 1; 1984, c. 4, s. 2; 1988, c. 21, s. 118.
1. In this act, unless the context indicates a different meaning,
(a)  Comité means the Comité de la protection de la jeunesse established under this act;
(b)  director means the director of youth protection in a social service centre;
(c)  child means a person under eighteen years of age;
(d)  body means any body established under a law of Québec dealing, in particular, with the defence of the rights, the promotion of the interests and the improvement of the living conditions of children and any institution giving instruction at the elementary, secondary or college level;
(e)  parents means the father and the mother of a child or, failing them, any other person having parental authority;
(f)  regulation means any regulation made under this act by the Government;
(g)  Court , or in Divisions II and III of Chapter V, Youth Court , means the Youth Court established by the Courts of Justice Act (chapter T-16);
(h)  (subparagraph repealed).
The expressions reception centre , social service centre , hospital centre , local community service centre , regional council , establishment and foster family have the same meaning as they have in the Act respecting health services and social services (chapter S-5).
In this act, the word clerk , wherever it appears, includes the assistant clerk.
1977, c. 20, s. 1; 1981, c. 2, s. 1; 1984, c. 4, s. 2.
1. In this act, unless the context indicates a different meaning,
(a)  Comité means the Comité de la protection de la jeunesse established under this act;
(b)  director means the director of youth protection in a social service centre;
(c)  child means a person under eighteen years of age;
(d)  body means any body established under a law of Québec principally dealing with the defence of the rights, the promotion of the interests and the improvement of the living conditions of children and any institution giving instruction at the elementary, secondary or college level;
(e)  parents means the father and mother of the child, or, as the case may be, the father or the mother having defacto or legal custody of the child, or, in their absence of failing them, the tutor or the defacto guardian of the child or, in the case where the child is married, his or her spouse;
(f)  regulation means any regulation made under this act by the Government;
(g)  Court , or in Divisions II and III of Chapter V, Youth Court , means the Youth Court established by the Courts of Justice Act (chapter T-16);
(h)  security unit means any architecturally restrictive place located in a reception centre where, by the appropriate staff, rehabilitation services are furnished with a view to the reintegration of the child into society, and where special internal rules and measures designed to restrict the child’s movements are applied for his own benefit and the protection of society.
The expressions reception centre , social service centre , hospital centre , local community service centre , regional council , establishment and foster family have the same meaning as they have in the Act respecting health services and social services (chapter S-5).
In this act, the word clerk , wherever it appears, includes the assistant clerk.
1977, c. 20, s. 1; 1981, c. 2, s. 1.
1. In this act, unless the context indicates a different meaning,
(a)  Comité means the Comité de la protection de la jeunesse established under this act;
(b)  director means the director of youth protection in a social service centre;
(c)  child means a person under eighteen years of age;
(d)  body means any body established under a law of Québec principally dealing with the defence of the rights, the promotion of the interests and the improvement of the living conditions of children;
(e)  parents means the father and mother of the child, or, as the case may be, the father or the mother having defacto or legal custody of the child, or, in their absence of failing them, the tutor or the defacto guardian of the child or, in the case where the child is married, his or her spouse;
(f)  regulation means any regulation made under this act by the Government;
(g)  Court , or in Divisions II and III of Chapter V, Youth Court , means the Youth Court established by the Courts of Justice Act (chapter T-16);
(h)  security unit means any reception centre or part of a reception centre determined as such by regulation pursuant to subparagraph c of the first paragraph of section 132.
The expressions reception centre , social service centre , hospital centre , local community service centre , regional council , establishment and foster family have the same meaning as they have in the Act respecting health services and social services (chapter S-5).
In this act, the word clerk , wherever it appears, includes the assistant clerk.
1977, c. 20, s. 1.