S-3.5 - Private Security Act

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2. This Act does not apply to activities referred to in section 1 when carried on by the following persons:
(1)  peace officers and persons holding certain powers of peace officers;
(2)  persons responsible for conducting inspections and investigations to ensure the enforcement of an Act and persons vested with the powers and immunity of commissioners appointed under the Act respecting public inquiry commissions (chapter C-37);
(3)  members in good standing of a professional order governed by the Professional Code (chapter C-26) in the practice of their profession;
(4)  holders of certificates issued under the Act respecting the distribution of financial products and services (chapter D-9.2);
(4.1)  insurers authorized under the Insurers Act (chapter A-32.1);
(5)  police force employees who are not peace officers and persons called on by a police force for the purposes of an investigation;
(6)  persons who search for information for media or scientific purposes or as part of a hiring process;
(7)  personal information agents within the meaning of the Act respecting the protection of personal information in the private sector (chapter P-39.1) who do not otherwise carry on an activity referred to in section 1;
(8)  persons who carry on those activities on a volunteer basis;
(9)  persons licensed or otherwise authorized to carry on investigation activities outside Québec who must conduct part of an investigation in Québec; and
(10)  any other person or class of persons exempted by regulation.
2006, c. 23, s. 2; 2018, c. 232018, c. 23, s. 797.
2. This Act does not apply to activities referred to in section 1 when carried on by the following persons:
(1)  peace officers and persons holding certain powers of peace officers;
(2)  persons responsible for conducting inspections and investigations to ensure the enforcement of an Act and persons vested with the powers and immunity of commissioners appointed under the Act respecting public inquiry commissions (chapter C-37);
(3)  members in good standing of a professional order governed by the Professional Code (chapter C-26) in the practice of their profession;
(4)  holders of certificates or licences issued under the Act respecting the distribution of financial products and services (chapter D-9.2) and the Act respecting insurance (chapter A-32);
(5)  police force employees who are not peace officers and persons called on by a police force for the purposes of an investigation;
(6)  persons who search for information for media or scientific purposes or as part of a hiring process;
(7)  personal information agents within the meaning of the Act respecting the protection of personal information in the private sector (chapter P-39.1) who do not otherwise carry on an activity referred to in section 1;
(8)  persons who carry on those activities on a volunteer basis;
(9)  persons licensed or otherwise authorized to carry on investigation activities outside Québec who must conduct part of an investigation in Québec; and
(10)  any other person or class of persons exempted by regulation.
2006, c. 23, s. 2.