P-34.1 - Youth Protection Act

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23. The Commission shall, in conformity with the other provisions of this Act, discharge the following duties:
(a)  it shall ensure, by any appropriate measures, the promotion and protection of the rights of children which are recognized by this Act and the Youth Criminal Justice Act (Statutes of Canada, 2002, chapter 1);
(b)  upon an application or of its own motion, it shall investigate any situation where it has reason to believe that the rights of a child or of a group of children have been encroached upon by persons, institutions or bodies, even if at the time of the investigation the intervention under this Act has ended, unless the tribunal is already seized of it;
(c)  it shall take the legal means it considers necessary to remedy any situation where the rights of a child are being encroached upon;
(d)  it shall prepare and implement information and educational programs on the rights of children for the benefit of the public in general and of children in particular;
(e)  it may, at all times, make recommendations, in particular, to the Minister of Health and Social Services, the Minister of Education, Recreation and Sports, the Minister of Higher Education, Research, Science and Technology and to the Minister of Justice;
(f)  it may carry out or cause to be carried out studies and research on any question related to its competence, of its own motion or at the request of the Minister of Health and Social Services and of the Minister of Justice.
1977, c. 20, s. 23; 1981, c. 2, s. 5; 1984, c. 4, s. 10; 1985, c. 21, s. 81; 1985, c. 23, s. 24; 1988, c. 21, s. 119; 1988, c. 41, s. 88; 1989, c. 53, s. 11, s. 12; 1992, c. 21, s. 375; 1993, c. 51, s. 45; 1994, c. 16, s. 50; 1995, c. 27, s. 11; 2005, c. 28, s. 195; 2006, c. 34, s. 73; 2013, c. 28, s. 202; 2017, c. 182017, c. 18, s. 11.
23. The Commission shall, in conformity with the other provisions of this Act, discharge the following duties:
(a)  it shall ensure, by any appropriate measures, the promotion and protection of the rights of children which are recognized by this Act and the Youth Criminal Justice Act (Statutes of Canada, 2002, chapter 1);
(b)  upon an application or of its own motion, it shall investigate any situation where it has reason to believe that the rights of a child or of a group of children have been encroached upon by persons, institutions or bodies, unless the tribunal is already seized of it;
(c)  it shall take the legal means it considers necessary to remedy any situation where the rights of a child are being encroached upon;
(d)  it shall prepare and implement information and educational programs on the rights of children for the benefit of the public in general and of children in particular;
(e)  it may, at all times, make recommendations, in particular, to the Minister of Health and Social Services, the Minister of Education, Recreation and Sports, the Minister of Higher Education, Research, Science and Technology and to the Minister of Justice;
(f)  it may carry out or cause to be carried out studies and research on any question related to its competence, of its own motion or at the request of the Minister of Health and Social Services and of the Minister of Justice.
1977, c. 20, s. 23; 1981, c. 2, s. 5; 1984, c. 4, s. 10; 1985, c. 21, s. 81; 1985, c. 23, s. 24; 1988, c. 21, s. 119; 1988, c. 41, s. 88; 1989, c. 53, s. 11, s. 12; 1992, c. 21, s. 375; 1993, c. 51, s. 45; 1994, c. 16, s. 50; 1995, c. 27, s. 11; 2005, c. 28, s. 195; 2006, c. 34, s. 73; 2013, c. 28, s. 202.
23. The Commission shall, in conformity with the other provisions of this Act, discharge the following duties:
(a)  it shall ensure, by any appropriate measures, the promotion and protection of the rights of children which are recognized by this Act and the Youth Criminal Justice Act (Statutes of Canada, 2002, chapter 1);
(b)  upon an application or of its own motion, it shall investigate any situation where it has reason to believe that the rights of a child or of a group of children have been encroached upon by persons, institutions or bodies, unless the tribunal is already seized of it;
(c)  it shall take the legal means it considers necessary to remedy any situation where the rights of a child are being encroached upon;
(d)  it shall prepare and implement information and educational programs on the rights of children for the benefit of the public in general and of children in particular;
(e)  it may, at all times, make recommendations, in particular, to the Minister of Health and Social Services, the Minister of Education, Recreation and Sports and to the Minister of Justice;
(f)  it may carry out or cause to be carried out studies and research on any question related to its competence, of its own motion or at the request of the Minister of Health and Social Services and of the Minister of Justice.
1977, c. 20, s. 23; 1981, c. 2, s. 5; 1984, c. 4, s. 10; 1985, c. 21, s. 81; 1985, c. 23, s. 24; 1988, c. 21, s. 119; 1988, c. 41, s. 88; 1989, c. 53, s. 11, s. 12; 1992, c. 21, s. 375; 1993, c. 51, s. 45; 1994, c. 16, s. 50; 1995, c. 27, s. 11; 2005, c. 28, s. 195; 2006, c. 34, s. 73.
23. The Commission shall, in conformity with the other provisions of this Act, discharge the following duties:
(a)  it shall ensure, by any appropriate measures, the promotion and protection of the rights of children which are recognized by this Act and the Young Offenders Act (Revised Statutes of Canada, 1985, chapter Y-1);
(b)  upon an application or of its own motion, it shall investigate any situation where it has reason to believe that the rights of a child or of a group of children have been encroached upon by persons, institutions or bodies, unless the tribunal is already seized of it;
(c)  it shall take the legal means it considers necessary to remedy any situation where the rights of a child are being encroached upon;
(d)  it shall prepare and implement information and educational programs on the rights of children for the benefit of the public in general and of children in particular;
(e)  it may, at all times, make recommendations, in particular, to the Minister of Health and Social Services, the Minister of Education, Recreation and Sports and to the Minister of Justice;
(f)  it may carry out or cause to be carried out studies and research on any question related to its competence, of its own motion or at the request of the Minister of Health and Social Services and of the Minister of Justice.
1977, c. 20, s. 23; 1981, c. 2, s. 5; 1984, c. 4, s. 10; 1985, c. 21, s. 81; 1985, c. 23, s. 24; 1988, c. 21, s. 119; 1988, c. 41, s. 88; 1989, c. 53, s. 11, s. 12; 1992, c. 21, s. 375; 1993, c. 51, s. 45; 1994, c. 16, s. 50; 1995, c. 27, s. 11; 2005, c. 28, s. 195.
23. The Commission shall, in conformity with the other provisions of this Act, discharge the following duties:
(a)  it shall ensure, by any appropriate measures, the promotion and protection of the rights of children which are recognized by this Act and the Young Offenders Act (Revised Statutes of Canada, 1985, chapter Y-1);
(b)  upon an application or of its own motion, it shall investigate any situation where it has reason to believe that the rights of a child or of a group of children have been encroached upon by persons, institutions or bodies, unless the tribunal is already seized of it;
(c)  it shall take the legal means it considers necessary to remedy any situation where the rights of a child are being encroached upon;
(d)  it shall prepare and implement information and educational programs on the rights of children for the benefit of the public in general and of children in particular;
(e)  it may, at all times, make recommendations, in particular, to the Minister of Health and Social Services, the Minister of Education and to the Minister of Justice;
(f)  it may carry out or cause to be carried out studies and research on any question related to its competence, of its own motion or at the request of the Minister of Health and Social Services and of the Minister of Justice.
1977, c. 20, s. 23; 1981, c. 2, s. 5; 1984, c. 4, s. 10; 1985, c. 21, s. 81; 1985, c. 23, s. 24; 1988, c. 21, s. 119; 1988, c. 41, s. 88; 1989, c. 53, s. 11, s. 12; 1992, c. 21, s. 375; 1993, c. 51, s. 45; 1994, c. 16, s. 50; 1995, c. 27, s. 11.
23. The Comission shall, in conformity with the other provisions of this Act, discharge the following duties:
(a)  it shall ensure the protection of the rights of the child which are recognized under this Act and the Young Offenders Act (Revised Statutes of Canada, 1985, chapter Y-1);
(b)  upon an application or of its own motion, it shall investigate any situation where it has reason to believe that the rights of a child or of a group of children have been encroached upon by persons, institutions or bodies, unless the tribunal is already seized of it;
(c)  it shall take the legal means it considers necessary to remedy any situation where the rights of a child are being encroached upon;
(d)  it shall collaborate in producing and broadcasting information programs on the rights of children for the benefit of the general population and of children in particular;
(e)  it may, at all times, make recommendations to the Minister of Health and Social Services, the Minister of Education and to the Minister of Justice;
(f)  it may carry out or cause to be carried out studies and research on any question related to its competence, of its own motion or at the request of the Minister of Health and Social Services and of the Minister of Justice.
1977, c. 20, s. 23; 1981, c. 2, s. 5; 1984, c. 4, s. 10; 1985, c. 21, s. 81; 1985, c. 23, s. 24; 1988, c. 21, s. 119; 1988, c. 41, s. 88; 1989, c. 53, s. 11, s. 12; 1992, c. 21, s. 375; 1993, c. 51, s. 45; 1994, c. 16, s. 50.
23. The Comission shall, in conformity with the other provisions of this Act, discharge the following duties:
(a)  it shall ensure the protection of the rights of the child which are recognized under this Act and the Young Offenders Act (Revised Statutes of Canada, 1985, chapter Y-1);
(b)  upon an application or of its own motion, it shall investigate any situation where it has reason to believe that the rights of a child or of a group of children have been encroached upon by persons, institutions or bodies, unless the tribunal is already seized of it;
(c)  it shall take the legal means it considers necessary to remedy any situation where the rights of a child are being encroached upon;
(d)  it shall collaborate in producing and broadcasting information programs on the rights of children for the benefit of the general population and of children in particular;
(e)  it may, at all times, make recommendations to the Minister of Health and Social Services, the Minister of Education and Science and to the Minister of Justice;
(f)  it may carry out or cause to be carried out studies and research on any question related to its competence, of its own motion or at the request of the Minister of Health and Social Services and of the Minister of Justice.
1977, c. 20, s. 23; 1981, c. 2, s. 5; 1984, c. 4, s. 10; 1985, c. 21, s. 81; 1985, c. 23, s. 24; 1988, c. 21, s. 119; 1988, c. 41, s. 88; 1989, c. 53, s. 11, s. 12; 1992, c. 21, s. 375; 1993, c. 51, s. 45.
23. The Comission shall, in conformity with the other provisions of this Act, discharge the following duties:
(a)  it shall ensure the protection of the rights of the child which are recognized under this Act and the Young Offenders Act (Revised Statutes of Canada, 1985, chapter Y-1);
(b)  upon an application or of its own motion, it shall investigate any situation where it has reason to believe that the rights of a child or of a group of children have been encroached upon by persons, institutions or bodies, unless the tribunal is already seized of it;
(c)  it shall take the legal means it considers necessary to remedy any situation where the rights of a child are being encroached upon;
(d)  it shall collaborate in producing and broadcasting information programs on the rights of children for the benefit of the general population and of children in particular;
(e)  it may, at all times, make recommendations to the Minister of Health and Social Services, the Minister of Education, the Minister of Higher Education and Science and to the Minister of Justice;
(f)  it may carry out or cause to be carried out studies and research on any question related to its competence, of its own motion or at the request of the Minister of Health and Social Services and of the Minister of Justice.
1977, c. 20, s. 23; 1981, c. 2, s. 5; 1984, c. 4, s. 10; 1985, c. 21, s. 81; 1985, c. 23, s. 24; 1988, c. 21, s. 119; 1988, c. 41, s. 88; 1989, c. 53, s. 11, s. 12; 1992, c. 21, s. 375.
23. The Comission shall, in conformity with the other provisions of this Act, discharge the following duties:
(a)  it shall ensure the protection of the rights of the child which are recognized under this Act and the Young Offenders Act (Revised Statutes of Canada, 1985, chapter Y-1);
(b)  upon an application or of its own motion, it shall investigate any situation where it has reason to believe that the rights of a child or of a group of children have been encroached upon by persons, establishments or bodies, unless the tribunal is already seized of it;
(c)  it shall take the legal means it considers necessary to remedy any situation where the rights of a child are being encroached upon;
(d)  it shall collaborate in producing and broadcasting information programs on the rights of children for the benefit of the general population and of children in particular;
(e)  it may, at all times, make recommendations to the Minister of Health and Social Services, the Minister of Education, the Minister of Higher Education and Science and to the Minister of Justice;
(f)  it may carry out or cause to be carried out studies and research on any question related to its competence, of its own motion or at the request of the Minister of Health and Social Services and of the Minister of Justice.
1977, c. 20, s. 23; 1981, c. 2, s. 5; 1984, c. 4, s. 10; 1985, c. 21, s. 81; 1985, c. 23, s. 24; 1988, c. 21, s. 119; 1988, c. 41, s. 88; 1989, c. 53, s. 11, s. 12.
23. The Comité shall, in conformity with the other provisions of this Act, discharge the following duties:
(a)  it shall ensure the protection of the rights of the child which are recognized under this Act and the Young Offenders Act (Revised Statutes of Canada, 1985, chapter Y-1);
(b)  upon an application or of its own motion, it shall investigate any situation where it has reason to believe that the rights of a child or of a group of children have been encroached upon by persons, establishments or bodies, unless the Court of Québec is already seized of it;
(c)  it shall take the legal means it considers necessary to remedy any situation where the rights of a child are being encroached upon;
(d)  it shall collaborate in producing and broadcasting information programs on the rights of children for the benefit of the general population and of children in particular;
(e)  it may, at all times, make recommendations to the Minister of Health and Social Services, the Minister of Education, the Minister of Higher Education and Science and to the Minister of Justice;
(f)  it may carry out or cause to be carried out studies and research on any question related to its competence, of its own motion or at the request of the Minister of Health and Social Services and of the Minister of Justice.
1977, c. 20, s. 23; 1981, c. 2, s. 5; 1984, c. 4, s. 10; 1985, c. 21, s. 81; 1985, c. 23, s. 24; 1988, c. 21, s. 119; 1988, c. 41, s. 88.
23. The Comité shall, in conformity with the other provisions of this Act, discharge the following duties:
(a)  it shall ensure the protection of the rights of the child which are recognized under this Act and the Young Offenders Act (Statutes of Canada, 1982, chapter 110);
(b)  upon an application or of its own motion, it shall investigate any situation where it has reason to believe that the rights of a child or of a group of children have been encroached upon by persons, establishments or bodies, unless the Court of Québec is already seized of it;
(c)  it shall take the legal means it considers necessary to remedy any situation where the rights of a child are being encroached upon;
(d)  it shall collaborate in producing and broadcasting information programs on the rights of children for the benefit of the general population and of children in particular;
(e)  it may, at all times, make recommendations to the Minister of Health and Social Services, the Minister of Education, the Minister of Higher Education, Science and Technology and to the Minister of Justice;
(f)  it may carry out or cause to be carried out studies and research on any question related to its competence, of its own motion or at the request of the Minister of Health and Social Services and of the Minister of Justice.
1977, c. 20, s. 23; 1981, c. 2, s. 5; 1984, c. 4, s. 10; 1985, c. 21, s. 81; 1985, c. 23, s. 24; 1988, c. 21, s. 119.
23. The Comité shall, in conformity with the other provisions of this Act, discharge the following duties:
(a)  it shall ensure the protection of the rights of the child which are recognized under this Act and the Young Offenders Act (Statutes of Canada, 1982, chapter 110);
(b)  upon an application or of its own motion, it shall investigate any situation where it has reason to believe that the rights of a child or of a group of children have been encroached upon by persons, establishments or bodies, unless the Court is already seized of it;
(c)  it shall take the legal means it considers necessary to remedy any situation where the rights of a child are being encroached upon;
(d)  it shall collaborate in producing and broadcasting information programs on the rights of children for the benefit of the general population and of children in particular;
(e)  it may, at all times, make recommendations to the Minister of Health and Social Services, the Minister of Education, the Minister of Higher Education, Science and Technology and to the Minister of Justice;
(f)  it may carry out or cause to be carried out studies and research on any question related to its competence, of its own motion or at the request of the Minister of Health and Social Services and of the Minister of Justice.
1977, c. 20, s. 23; 1981, c. 2, s. 5; 1984, c. 4, s. 10; 1985, c. 21, s. 81; 1985, c. 23, s. 24.
23. The Comité shall, in conformity with the other provisions of this Act, discharge the following duties:
(a)  it shall ensure the protection of the rights of the child which are recognized under this Act and the Young Offenders Act (Statutes of Canada, 1982, chapter 110);
(b)  upon an application or of its own motion, it shall investigate any situation where it has reason to believe that the rights of a child or of a group of children have been encroached upon by persons, establishments or bodies, unless the Court is already seized of it;
(c)  it shall take the legal means it considers necessary to remedy any situation where the rights of a child are being encroached upon;
(d)  it shall collaborate in producing and broadcasting information programs on the rights of children for the benefit of the general population and of children in particular;
(e)  it may, at all times, make recommendations to the Minister of Social Affairs, the Minister of Education and to the Minister of Justice;
(f)  it may carry out or cause to be carried out studies and research on any question related to its competence, of its own motion or at the request of the Minister of Social Affairs and of the Minister of Justice.
1977, c. 20, s. 23; 1981, c. 2, s. 5; 1984, c. 4, s. 10.
23. The Comité shall, in conformity with the other provisions of this act, discharge the following duties:
(a)  it shall ensure that protective measures are made available to the child whose security or development is endangered;
(b)  it shall ensure the protection of the rights of the child which are recognized under this act;
(c)  it shall, upon demand or at its discretion, reexamine the situation of a child taken in charge by the director;
(d)  it shall investigate any situation where it has reason to believe that the rights of a child have been encroached upon by the persons, establishments or bodies intervening under this act, unless the Court is already seized of it;
(e)  it shall take the legal means it considers necessary to remedy any situation where the rights of a child are being encroached upon;
(f)  it shall act as arbitrator or designate a person to act as such where there is disagreement with regard to a decision of the director and a person designated by the Minister of Justice concerning the directing of the child;
(g)  it shall prepare information programmes designed to provide the public in general and the youth in particular with information on the rights of the child and the protection afforded him by this act;
(h)  it shall encourage the participation of groups and individuals in activities linked with youth protection;
(i)  it shall promote the implementation of prevention programmes promoting youth protection by establishments and bodies;
(j)  it shall promote the protection of children who are the victims of sexual assault or who are subject to physical ill-treatment through violence or neglect;
(k)  it may, at all times, make recommendations to the Minister of Social Affairs and to the Minister of Justice;
(l)  it may carry out studies and research on any question related to youth protection.
1977, c. 20, s. 23; 1981, c. 2, s. 5.
23. The Comité shall, in conformity with the other provisions of this act, discharge the following duties:
(a)  it shall ensure that protective measures are made available to the child whose security or development is endangered;
(b)  it shall ensure the protection of the rights of the child which are recognized under this act;
(c)  it shall reexamine the situation of a child taken in charge by the director in the cases contemplated in paragraph f of section 38; furthermore, upon demand, it shall reexamine the situation of a child taken in charge by the director in the other cases contemplated by this act;
(d)  it shall investigate any situation where it has reason to believe that the rights of a child have been encroached upon by the persons, establishments or bodies intervening under this act, unless the Court is already seized of it;
(e)  it shall take the legal means it considers necessary to remedy any situation where the rights of a child are being encroached upon;
(f)  it shall act as arbitrator or designate a person to act as such where there is disagreement with regard to a decision of the director and a person designated by the Minister of Justice concerning the directing of the child;
(g)  it shall prepare information programmes designed to provide the public in general and the youth in particular with information on the rights of the child and the protection afforded him by this act;
(h)  it shall encourage the participation of groups and individuals in activities linked with youth protection;
(i)  it shall promote the implementation of prevention programmes promoting youth protection by establishments and bodies;
(j)  it shall promote the protection of children who are the victims of sexual assault or who are subject to physical ill-treatment through violence or neglect;
(k)  it may, at all times, make recommendations to the Minister of Social Affairs and to the Minister of Justice.
1977, c. 20, s. 23.