S-4.1.1 - Educational Childcare Act

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106. The Government may, by regulation, for part or all of Québec,
(1)  determine the content of an application for the issuance or renewal of a permit, the qualifications required of the applicant, the conditions to be met, the information and documents to be provided and the fees to be paid;
(2)  define classes according to the age of the children and the childcare services provided by the permit holder;
(3)  set the maximum number of children permitted in a childcare provider’s premises or play space, according to the dimensions and lay-out of the premises or play space, the age of the children and the services to be provided;
(4)  establish the standards of hygiene, salubrity and safety to be met by childcare providers;
(5)  establish standards for the lay-out, equipment, furnishing, maintenance, heating and lighting of premises where childcare is provided, require that there be a play space, delimit areas within that space for specific uses and establish standards for the lay-out, equipment, maintenance and safety of the play space or play areas;
(6)  establish rules for the election of the directors of a legal person or cooperative holding a childcare centre permit and for the operation of its board of directors, and determine the content of its by-laws;
(7)  establish the requirements to be met by the staff members of a coordinating office or the holder of a childcare or day care centre permit according to the responsibilities and the type of job held, in particular with regard to safety and moral character, and determine which of the impediments or criminal or indictable offences referred to in paragraphs 2 and 3 of section 26 are to be retained;
(8)  establish qualification standards, including standards of equivalency with regard to training and experience acquired outside Québec, and other requirements to be met by persons working for a childcare provider;
(9)  establish qualification standards, including standards of equivalency with regard to training and experience acquired outside Québec, and other requirements to be met by a person responsible for managing a childcare centre, day care centre or home childcare coordinating office, and define the duties of this person;
(10)  establish qualification standards, including standards of equivalency with regard to training and experience acquired outside Québec, and other requirements to be met by a person responsible for granting recognition to home childcare providers, and define the duties of this person;
(11)  identify the records that must be kept by a permit holder or a home childcare coordinating office as well as the information and documents these records must contain, and define rules for their preservation;
(12)  determine the information and documents that a childcare provider or home childcare coordinating office must update and communicate;
(13)  set the ratio of staff to children to be respected by a childcare provider;
(13.1)  set the ratio of staff to qualified staff present during the provision of childcare services to be respected by a childcare provider;
(14)  determine the formalities to be followed when registering and admitting children and when taking them on an outing;
(14.1)  determine the elements comprising the education records of the children to whom the childcare provider provides childcare, the medium to be used and the standards for keeping, using, storing, reproducing and communicating the information the records contain;
(15)  determine the content of registration cards and attendance cards, and establish standards for their preservation, consultation and reproduction;
(16)  determine the standards with respect to which a permit holder must file a certificate, the form and contents of the certificate and the time it must be filed;
(17)  determine the information and documents to be provided by a permit holder upon changing one of its directors;
(18)  determine the information and documents needed to verify the existence of an impediment that a police force in Québec is required to communicate to the Minister, to a childcare provider or to the person referred to in section 6.1;
(18.1)  determine the terms and conditions the person referred to in section 6.1 must fulfil to obtain an attestation from a police force or the Minister establishing that no impediment exists;
(19)  determine the conditions to be met by a permit holder or home childcare coordinating office that ceases to operate;
(20)  determine rules governing the operation of the parents committee of a day care centre;
(21)  determine the requirements to be met by a person seeking recognition as a home childcare provider or renewal of such recognition;
(22)  determine terms and conditions for recognition of a home childcare provider;
(23)  determine the monitoring measures applicable to a home childcare provider and the situations that can lead to non-renewal, suspension or revocation of recognition;
(24)  determine the information and documents a home childcare provider must communicate to the coordinating office that granted its recognition;
(24.1)  determine the goods and services that must be provided by a subsidized childcare provider in return for the parental contribution set by the Government;
(24.2)  determine the goods, activities and services for which the subsidized childcare provider may request or receive a payment beyond the set parental contribution;
(25)  set the parental contribution for the services determined by the Government and prescribe the indexing method for that amount;
(25.1)  (subparagraph repealed);
(26)  determine the terms and conditions for payment of the parental contribution set by the Government and define the cases in which a parent may be fully or partially exempted from paying that contribution for all or some services, as specified;
(27)  determine the persons, other than the parent, from whom payment of the parental contribution set by the Government may be required;
(27.1)  determine the terms and conditions to be complied with by a childcare provider in the delivery of subsidized childcare;
(28)  determine the age class and the type of services, and the period, duration and core hours to which the parental contribution set by the Government applies;
(29)  determine the documents and information that parents whose child is receiving subsidized childcare must communicate to the Minister concerning their employment, annual income bracket, family make-up and childcare needs;
(29.1)  determine the other elements and services all educational programs must include;
(29.2)  establish a single educational program and determine which childcare providers are required to apply it in whole or in part;
(29.3)  determine equivalencies for the single educational program;
(29.4)  determine the amount of insurance and insurance coverage the person referred to in section 6.1 must have;
(29.5)  determine the first aid course the person referred to in section 6.1 must take, its content and duration and how it is to be updated;
(29.6)  determine the elements to be included in the notice the person referred to in section 6.1 must give the parent;
(29.7)  determine the documents and information the person referred to in section 6.1 must give the parents of the children to whom he or she provides childcare;
(30)  determine, from among the provisions of a regulation made under this section, those whose infringement constitutes an offence punishable under section 117;
(31)  specify which provisions of a regulation give rise to the imposition of an administrative penalty, and specify, or give the calculation methods to be used to determine, the amount of the penalty; and
(32)  determine the cases in which and the conditions under which a debtor is required to pay a recovery charge for an administrative penalty and prescribe the amount of the charge.
A government regulation made under subparagraph 25 of the first paragraph may prescribe that the indexing method for the amount concerned is determined by the Minister.
2005, c. 47, s. 106; 2009, c. 36, s. 97; 2010, c. 39, s. 16; 2015, c. 8, s. 174; 2017, c. 312017, c. 31, s. 20; 2020, c. 52020, c. 5, s. 9.
106. The Government may, by regulation, for part or all of Québec,
(1)  determine the content of an application for the issuance or renewal of a permit, the qualifications required of the applicant, the conditions to be met, the information and documents to be provided and the fees to be paid;
(2)  define classes according to the age of the children and the childcare services provided by the permit holder;
(3)  set the maximum number of children permitted in a childcare provider’s premises or play space, according to the dimensions and lay-out of the premises or play space, the age of the children and the services to be provided;
(4)  establish the standards of hygiene, salubrity and safety to be met by childcare providers;
(5)  establish standards for the lay-out, equipment, furnishing, maintenance, heating and lighting of premises where childcare is provided, require that there be a play space, delimit areas within that space for specific uses and establish standards for the lay-out, equipment, maintenance and safety of the play space or play areas;
(6)  establish rules for the election of the directors of a legal person or cooperative holding a childcare centre permit and for the operation of its board of directors, and determine the content of its by-laws;
(7)  establish the requirements to be met by the staff members of a coordinating office or the holder of a childcare or day care centre permit according to the responsibilities and the type of job held, in particular with regard to safety and moral character, and determine which of the impediments or criminal or indictable offences referred to in paragraphs 2 and 3 of section 26 are to be retained;
(8)  establish qualification standards, including standards of equivalency with regard to training and experience acquired outside Québec, and other requirements to be met by persons working for a childcare provider;
(9)  establish qualification standards, including standards of equivalency with regard to training and experience acquired outside Québec, and other requirements to be met by a person responsible for managing a childcare centre, day care centre or home childcare coordinating office, and define the duties of this person;
(10)  establish qualification standards, including standards of equivalency with regard to training and experience acquired outside Québec, and other requirements to be met by a person responsible for granting recognition to home childcare providers, and define the duties of this person;
(11)  identify the records that must be kept by a permit holder or a home childcare coordinating office as well as the information and documents these records must contain, and define rules for their preservation;
(12)  determine the information and documents that a childcare provider or home childcare coordinating office must update and communicate;
(13)  set the ratio of staff to children to be respected by a childcare provider;
(13.1)  set the ratio of staff to qualified staff present during the provision of childcare services to be respected by a childcare provider;
(14)  determine the formalities to be followed when registering and admitting children and when taking them on an outing;
(14.1)  determine the elements comprising the education records of the children to whom the childcare provider provides childcare, the medium to be used and the standards for keeping, using, storing, reproducing and communicating the information the records contain;
(15)  determine the content of registration cards and attendance cards, and establish standards for their preservation, consultation and reproduction;
(16)  determine the standards with respect to which a permit holder must file a certificate, the form and contents of the certificate and the time it must be filed;
(17)  determine the information and documents to be provided by a permit holder upon changing one of its directors;
(18)  determine the information and documents needed to verify the existence of an impediment that a police force in Québec is required to communicate to the Minister, to a childcare provider or to the person referred to in section 6.1;
(18.1)  determine the terms and conditions the person referred to in section 6.1 must fulfil to obtain an attestation from a police force or the Minister establishing that no impediment exists;
(19)  determine the conditions to be met by a permit holder or home childcare coordinating office that ceases to operate;
(20)  determine rules governing the operation of the parents committee of a day care centre;
(21)  determine the requirements to be met by a person seeking recognition as a home childcare provider or renewal of such recognition;
(22)  determine terms and conditions for recognition of a home childcare provider;
(23)  determine the monitoring measures applicable to a home childcare provider and the situations that can lead to non-renewal, suspension or revocation of recognition;
(24)  determine the information and documents a home childcare provider must communicate to the coordinating office that granted its recognition;
(24.1)  determine the goods and services that must be provided by a subsidized childcare provider in return for the basic parental contribution set by the Government;
(24.2)  determine the goods, activities and services for which the subsidized childcare provider may request or receive a payment beyond the set basic parental contribution;
(25)  set the basic parental contribution for the services determined by the Government and prescribe the indexing method for that amount;
(25.1)  set the amount of the first level and the maximum amount of the second level of the reduced contribution and prescribe the indexing method for those amounts;
(26)  determine the terms and conditions for payment of the basic parental contribution set by the Government and define the cases in which a parent may be fully or partially exempted from paying that contribution for all or some services, as specified;
(27)  determine the persons, other than the parent, from whom payment of the basic parental contribution set by the Government may be required;
(27.1)  determine the terms and conditions to be complied with by a childcare provider in the delivery of subsidized childcare;
(28)  determine the age class and the type of services, and the period, duration and core hours to which the basic parental contribution set by the Government applies;
(29)  determine the documents and information that parents whose child is receiving subsidized childcare must communicate to the Minister concerning their employment, annual income bracket, family make-up and childcare needs;
(29.1)  determine the other elements and services all educational programs must include;
(29.2)  establish a single educational program and determine which childcare providers are required to apply it in whole or in part;
(29.3)  determine equivalencies for the single educational program;
(29.4)  determine the amount of insurance and insurance coverage the person referred to in section 6.1 must have;
(29.5)  determine the first aid course the person referred to in section 6.1 must take, its content and duration and how it is to be updated;
(29.6)  determine the elements to be included in the notice the person referred to in section 6.1 must give the parent;
(29.7)  determine the documents and information the person referred to in section 6.1 must give the parents of the children to whom he or she provides childcare;
(30)  determine, from among the provisions of a regulation made under this section, those whose infringement constitutes an offence punishable under section 117;
(31)  specify which provisions of a regulation give rise to the imposition of an administrative penalty, and specify, or give the calculation methods to be used to determine, the amount of the penalty; and
(32)  determine the cases in which and the conditions under which a debtor is required to pay a recovery charge for an administrative penalty and prescribe the amount of the charge.
A government regulation made under subparagraphs 25 and 25.1 of the first paragraph may prescribe that the indexing method for the amounts concerned are determined by the Minister.
2005, c. 47, s. 106; 2009, c. 36, s. 97; 2010, c. 39, s. 16; 2015, c. 8, s. 174; 2017, c. 312017, c. 31, s. 20.
106. The Government may, by regulation, for part or all of Québec,
(1)  determine the content of an application for the issuance or renewal of a permit, the qualifications required of the applicant, the conditions to be met, the information and documents to be provided and the fees to be paid;
(2)  define classes according to the age of the children and the childcare services provided by the permit holder;
(3)  set the maximum number of children permitted in a childcare provider’s premises or play space, according to the dimensions and lay-out of the premises or play space, the age of the children and the services to be provided;
(4)  establish the standards of hygiene, salubrity and safety to be met by childcare providers;
(5)  establish standards for the lay-out, equipment, furnishing, maintenance, heating and lighting of premises where childcare is provided, require that there be a play space, delimit areas within that space for specific uses and establish standards for the lay-out, equipment, maintenance and safety of the play space or play areas;
(6)  establish rules for the election of the directors of a legal person or cooperative holding a childcare centre permit and for the operation of its board of directors, and determine the content of its by-laws;
(7)  establish the requirements to be met by the staff members of a coordinating office or the holder of a childcare or day care centre permit according to the responsibilities and the type of job held, in particular with regard to safety and moral character, and determine which of the impediments or criminal or indictable offences referred to in paragraphs 2 and 3 of section 26 are to be retained;
(8)  establish qualification standards, including standards of equivalency with regard to training and experience acquired outside Québec, and other requirements to be met by persons working for a childcare provider;
(9)  establish qualification standards, including standards of equivalency with regard to training and experience acquired outside Québec, and other requirements to be met by a person responsible for managing a childcare centre, day care centre or home childcare coordinating office, and define the duties of this person;
(10)  establish qualification standards, including standards of equivalency with regard to training and experience acquired outside Québec, and other requirements to be met by a person responsible for granting recognition to home childcare providers, and define the duties of this person;
(11)  identify the records that must be kept by a permit holder or a home childcare coordinating office as well as the information and documents these records must contain, and define rules for their preservation;
(12)  determine the information and documents that a childcare provider or home childcare coordinating office must update and communicate;
(13)  set the ratio of staff to children to be respected by a childcare provider;
(13.1)  set the ratio of staff to qualified staff present during the provision of childcare services to be respected by a childcare provider;
(14)  determine the formalities to be followed when registering and admitting children and when taking them on an outing;
(14.1)  determine the elements comprising the education records of the children to whom the childcare provider provides childcare, the medium to be used and the standards for keeping, using, storing, reproducing and communicating the information the records contain;
(15)  determine the content of registration cards and attendance cards, and establish standards for their preservation, consultation and reproduction;
(16)  determine the standards with respect to which a permit holder must file a certificate, the form and contents of the certificate and the time it must be filed;
(17)  determine the information and documents to be provided by a permit holder upon changing one of its directors;
(18)  determine the information and documents needed to verify the existence of an impediment that a police force in Québec is required to communicate to the Minister or to a childcare provider;
(19)  determine the conditions to be met by a permit holder or home childcare coordinating office that ceases to operate;
(20)  determine rules governing the operation of the parents committee of a day care centre;
(21)  determine the requirements to be met by a person seeking recognition as a home childcare provider or renewal of such recognition;
(22)  determine terms and conditions for recognition of a home childcare provider;
(23)  determine the monitoring measures applicable to a home childcare provider and the situations that can lead to non-renewal, suspension or revocation of recognition;
(24)  determine the information and documents a home childcare provider must communicate to the coordinating office that granted its recognition;
(24.1)  determine the goods and services that must be provided by a subsidized childcare provider in return for the basic parental contribution set by the Government;
(24.2)  determine the goods, activities and services for which the subsidized childcare provider may request or receive a payment beyond the set basic parental contribution;
(25)  set the basic parental contribution for the services determined by the Government and prescribe the indexing method for that amount;
(25.1)  set the amount of the first level and the maximum amount of the second level of the reduced contribution and prescribe the indexing method for those amounts;
(26)  determine the terms and conditions for payment of the basic parental contribution set by the Government and define the cases in which a parent may be fully or partially exempted from paying that contribution for all or some services, as specified;
(27)  determine the persons, other than the parent, from whom payment of the basic parental contribution set by the Government may be required;
(27.1)  determine the terms and conditions to be complied with by a childcare provider in the delivery of subsidized childcare;
(28)  determine the age class and the type of services, and the period, duration and core hours to which the basic parental contribution set by the Government applies;
(29)  determine the documents and information that parents whose child is receiving subsidized childcare must communicate to the Minister concerning their employment, annual income bracket, family make-up and childcare needs;
(29.1)  determine the other elements and services all educational programs must include;
(29.2)  establish a single educational program and determine which childcare providers are required to apply it in whole or in part;
(29.3)  determine equivalencies for the single educational program;
(30)  determine, from among the provisions of a regulation made under this section, those whose infringement constitutes an offence punishable under section 117;
(31)  specify which provisions of a regulation give rise to the imposition of an administrative penalty, and specify, or give the calculation methods to be used to determine, the amount of the penalty; and
(32)  determine the cases in which and the conditions under which a debtor is required to pay a recovery charge for an administrative penalty and prescribe the amount of the charge.
A government regulation made under subparagraphs 25 and 25.1 of the first paragraph may prescribe that the indexing method for the amounts concerned are determined by the Minister.
2005, c. 47, s. 106; 2009, c. 36, s. 97; 2010, c. 39, s. 16; 2015, c. 8, s. 174; 2017, c. 312017, c. 31, s. 20.
106. The Government may, by regulation, for part or all of Québec,
(1)  determine the content of an application for the issuance or renewal of a permit, the qualifications required of the applicant, the conditions to be met, the information and documents to be provided and the fees to be paid;
(2)  define classes according to the age of the children and the childcare services provided by the permit holder;
(3)  set the maximum number of children permitted in a childcare provider’s premises or play space, according to the dimensions and lay-out of the premises or play space, the age of the children and the services to be provided;
(4)  establish the standards of hygiene, salubrity and safety to be met by childcare providers;
(5)  establish standards for the lay-out, equipment, furnishing, maintenance, heating and lighting of premises where childcare is provided, require that there be a play space, delimit areas within that space for specific uses and establish standards for the lay-out, equipment, maintenance and safety of the play space or play areas;
(6)  establish rules for the election of the directors of a legal person or cooperative holding a childcare centre permit and for the operation of its board of directors, and determine the content of its by-laws;
(7)  establish the requirements to be met by the staff members of a coordinating office or the holder of a childcare or day care centre permit according to the responsibilities and the type of job held, in particular with regard to safety and moral character, and determine which of the impediments or criminal or indictable offences referred to in paragraphs 2 and 3 of section 26 are to be retained;
(8)  establish qualification standards, including standards of equivalency with regard to training and experience acquired outside Québec, and other requirements to be met by persons working for a childcare provider;
(9)  establish qualification standards, including standards of equivalency with regard to training and experience acquired outside Québec, and other requirements to be met by a person responsible for managing a childcare centre, day care centre or home childcare coordinating office, and define the duties of this person;
(10)  establish qualification standards, including standards of equivalency with regard to training and experience acquired outside Québec, and other requirements to be met by a person responsible for granting recognition to home childcare providers, and define the duties of this person;
(11)  identify the records that must be kept by a permit holder or a home childcare coordinating office as well as the information and documents these records must contain, and define rules for their preservation;
(12)  determine the information and documents that a childcare provider or home childcare coordinating office must update and communicate;
(13)  set the ratio of staff to children to be respected by a childcare provider;
(13.1)  set the ratio of staff to qualified staff present during the provision of childcare services to be respected by a childcare provider;
(14)  determine the formalities to be followed when registering and admitting children and when taking them on an outing;
(15)  determine the content of registration cards and attendance cards, and establish standards for their preservation, consultation and reproduction;
(16)  determine the standards with respect to which a permit holder must file a certificate, the form and contents of the certificate and the time it must be filed;
(17)  determine the information and documents to be provided by a permit holder upon changing one of its directors;
(18)  determine the information and documents needed to verify the existence of an impediment that a police force in Québec is required to communicate to the Minister or to a childcare provider;
(19)  determine the conditions to be met by a permit holder or home childcare coordinating office that ceases to operate;
(20)  determine rules governing the operation of the parents committee of a day care centre;
(21)  determine the requirements to be met by a person seeking recognition as a home childcare provider or renewal of such recognition;
(22)  determine terms and conditions for recognition of a home childcare provider;
(23)  determine the monitoring measures applicable to a home childcare provider and the situations that can lead to non-renewal, suspension or revocation of recognition;
(24)  determine the information and documents a home childcare provider must communicate to the coordinating office that granted its recognition;
(24.1)  determine the goods and services that must be provided by a subsidized childcare provider in return for the basic parental contribution set by the Government;
(24.2)  determine the goods, activities and services for which the subsidized childcare provider may request or receive a payment beyond the set basic parental contribution;
(25)  set the basic parental contribution for the services determined by the Government and prescribe the indexing method for that amount;
(25.1)  set the amount of the first level and the maximum amount of the second level of the reduced contribution and prescribe the indexing method for those amounts;
(26)  determine the terms and conditions for payment of the basic parental contribution set by the Government and define the cases in which a parent may be fully or partially exempted from paying that contribution for all or some services, as specified;
(27)  determine the persons, other than the parent, from whom payment of the basic parental contribution set by the Government may be required;
(27.1)  determine the terms and conditions to be complied with by a childcare provider in the delivery of subsidized childcare;
(28)  determine the age class and the type of services, and the period, duration and core hours to which the basic parental contribution set by the Government applies;
(29)  determine the documents and information that parents whose child is receiving subsidized childcare must communicate to the Minister concerning their employment, annual income bracket, family make-up and childcare needs;
(30)  determine, from among the provisions of a regulation made under this section, those whose infringement constitutes an offence punishable under section 117;
(31)  specify which provisions of a regulation give rise to the imposition of an administrative penalty, and specify, or give the calculation methods to be used to determine, the amount of the penalty; and
(32)  determine the cases in which and the conditions under which a debtor is required to pay a recovery charge for an administrative penalty and prescribe the amount of the charge.
A government regulation made under subparagraphs 25 and 25.1 of the first paragraph may prescribe that the indexing method for the amounts concerned are determined by the Minister.
2005, c. 47, s. 106; 2009, c. 36, s. 97; 2010, c. 39, s. 16; 2015, c. 8, s. 174.
106. The Government may, by regulation, for part or all of Québec,
(1)  determine the content of an application for the issuance or renewal of a permit, the qualifications required of the applicant, the conditions to be met, the information and documents to be provided and the fees to be paid;
(2)  define classes according to the age of the children and the childcare services provided by the permit holder;
(3)  set the maximum number of children permitted in a childcare provider’s premises or play space, according to the dimensions and lay-out of the premises or play space, the age of the children and the services to be provided;
(4)  establish the standards of hygiene, salubrity and safety to be met by childcare providers;
(5)  establish standards for the lay-out, equipment, furnishing, maintenance, heating and lighting of premises where childcare is provided, require that there be a play space, delimit areas within that space for specific uses and establish standards for the lay-out, equipment, maintenance and safety of the play space or play areas;
(6)  establish rules for the election of the directors of a legal person or cooperative holding a childcare centre permit and for the operation of its board of directors, and determine the content of its by-laws;
(7)  establish the requirements to be met by the staff members of a coordinating office or the holder of a childcare or day care centre permit according to the responsibilities and the type of job held, in particular with regard to safety and moral character, and determine which of the impediments or criminal or indictable offences referred to in paragraphs 2 and 3 of section 26 are to be retained;
(8)  establish qualification standards, including standards of equivalency with regard to training and experience acquired outside Québec, and other requirements to be met by persons working for a childcare provider;
(9)  establish qualification standards, including standards of equivalency with regard to training and experience acquired outside Québec, and other requirements to be met by a person responsible for managing a childcare centre, day care centre or home childcare coordinating office, and define the duties of this person;
(10)  establish qualification standards, including standards of equivalency with regard to training and experience acquired outside Québec, and other requirements to be met by a person responsible for granting recognition to home childcare providers, and define the duties of this person;
(11)  identify the records that must be kept by a permit holder or a home childcare coordinating office as well as the information and documents these records must contain, and define rules for their preservation;
(12)  determine the information and documents that a childcare provider or home childcare coordinating office must update and communicate;
(13)  set the ratio of staff to children to be respected by a childcare provider;
(13.1)  set the ratio of staff to qualified staff present during the provision of childcare services to be respected by a childcare provider;
(14)  determine the formalities to be followed when registering and admitting children and when taking them on an outing;
(15)  determine the content of registration cards and attendance cards, and establish standards for their preservation, consultation and reproduction;
(16)  determine the standards with respect to which a permit holder must file a certificate, the form and contents of the certificate and the time it must be filed;
(17)  determine the information and documents to be provided by a permit holder upon changing one of its directors;
(18)  determine the information and documents needed to verify the existence of an impediment that a police force in Québec is required to communicate to the Minister or to a childcare provider;
(19)  determine the conditions to be met by a permit holder or home childcare coordinating office that ceases to operate;
(20)  determine rules governing the operation of the parents committee of a day care centre;
(21)  determine the requirements to be met by a person seeking recognition as a home childcare provider or renewal of such recognition;
(22)  determine terms and conditions for recognition of a home childcare provider;
(23)  determine the monitoring measures applicable to a home childcare provider and the situations that can lead to non-renewal, suspension or revocation of recognition;
(24)  determine the information and documents a home childcare provider must communicate to the coordinating office that granted its recognition;
(24.1)  determine the goods and services that must be provided by a subsidized childcare provider in return for the contribution set by the Government;
(24.2)  determine the goods, activities and services for which the subsidized childcare provider may request or receive a payment beyond the set contribution;
(25)  set the parental contribution for the services determined by the Government and prescribe how it is to be calculated and paid and when it is to be indexed;
(26)  determine the terms and conditions for payment of the parental contribution set by the Government and define the cases in which a parent may be fully or partially exempted from paying that contribution for all or some services, as specified;
(27)  determine the persons, other than the parent, from whom payment of the parental contribution set by the Government may be required;
(27.1)  determine the terms and conditions to be complied with by a childcare provider in the delivery of subsidized childcare;
(28)  determine the age class and the type of services, and the period, duration and core hours to which the parental contribution set by the Government applies;
(29)  determine the documents and information that parents whose child is receiving subsidized childcare must communicate to the Minister concerning their employment, annual income bracket, family make-up and childcare needs;
(30)  determine, from among the provisions of a regulation made under this section, those whose infringement constitutes an offence punishable under section 117;
(31)  specify which provisions of a regulation give rise to the imposition of an administrative penalty, and specify, or give the calculation methods to be used to determine, the amount of the penalty; and
(32)  determine the cases in which and the conditions under which a debtor is required to pay a recovery charge for an administrative penalty and prescribe the amount of the charge.
2005, c. 47, s. 106; 2009, c. 36, s. 97; 2010, c. 39, s. 16.
106. The Government may, by regulation, for part or all of Québec,
(1)  determine the content of an application for the issuance or renewal of a permit, the qualifications required of the applicant, the conditions to be met, the information and documents to be provided and the fees to be paid;
(2)  define classes according to the age of the children and the childcare services provided by the permit holder;
(3)  set the maximum number of children permitted in a childcare provider’s premises or play space, according to the dimensions and lay-out of the premises or play space, the age of the children and the services to be provided;
(4)  establish the standards of hygiene, salubrity and safety to be met by childcare providers;
(5)  establish standards for the lay-out, equipment, furnishing, maintenance, heating and lighting of premises where childcare is provided, require that there be a play space, delimit areas within that space for specific uses and establish standards for the lay-out, equipment, maintenance and safety of the play space or play areas;
(6)  establish rules for the election of the directors of a legal person or cooperative holding a childcare centre permit and for the operation of its board of directors, and determine the content of its by-laws;
(7)  establish the requirements to be met by the staff members of a coordinating office or the holder of a childcare or day care centre permit according to the responsibilities and the type of job held, in particular with regard to safety and moral character, and determine which of the impediments or criminal or indictable offences referred to in paragraphs 2 and 3 of section 26 are to be retained;
(8)  establish qualification standards, including standards of equivalency with regard to training and experience acquired outside Québec, and other requirements to be met by persons working for a childcare provider;
(9)  establish qualification standards, including standards of equivalency with regard to training and experience acquired outside Québec, and other requirements to be met by a person responsible for managing a childcare centre, day care centre or home childcare coordinating office, and define the duties of this person;
(10)  establish qualification standards, including standards of equivalency with regard to training and experience acquired outside Québec, and other requirements to be met by a person responsible for granting recognition to home childcare providers, and define the duties of this person;
(11)  identify the records that must be kept by a permit holder or a home childcare coordinating office as well as the information and documents these records must contain, and define rules for their preservation;
(12)  determine the information and documents that a childcare provider or home childcare coordinating office must update and communicate;
(13)  set the ratio of staff to children to be respected by a childcare provider;
(13.1)  set the ratio of staff to qualified staff present during the provision of childcare services to be respected by a childcare provider;
(14)  determine the formalities to be followed when registering and admitting children and when taking them on an outing;
(15)  determine the content of registration cards and attendance cards, and establish standards for their preservation, consultation and reproduction;
(16)  determine the standards with respect to which a permit holder must file a certificate, the form and contents of the certificate and the time it must be filed;
(17)  determine the information and documents to be provided by a permit holder upon changing one of its directors;
(18)  determine the information and documents needed to verify the existence of an impediment that a police force in Québec is required to communicate to the Minister or to a childcare provider;
(19)  determine the conditions to be met by a permit holder or home childcare coordinating office that ceases to operate;
(20)  determine rules governing the operation of the parents committee of a day care centre;
(21)  determine the requirements to be met by a person seeking recognition as a home childcare provider or renewal of such recognition;
(22)  determine terms and conditions for recognition of a home childcare provider;
(23)  determine the monitoring measures applicable to a home childcare provider and the situations that can lead to non-renewal, suspension or revocation of recognition;
(24)  determine the information and documents a home childcare provider must communicate to the coordinating office that granted its recognition;
(24.1)  determine the goods and services that must be provided by a subsidized childcare provider in return for the contribution set by the Government;
(24.2)  determine the goods, activities and services for which the subsidized childcare provider may request or receive a payment beyond the set contribution;
(25)  set the parental contribution for the services determined by the Government and prescribe how it is to be calculated and paid and when it is to be indexed;
(26)  determine the terms and conditions for payment of the parental contribution set by the Government and define the cases in which a parent may be fully or partially exempted from paying that contribution for all or some services, as specified;
(27)  determine the persons, other than the parent, from whom payment of the parental contribution set by the Government may be required;
(27.1)  determine the terms and conditions to be complied with by a childcare provider in the delivery of subsidized childcare;
(28)  determine the age class and the type of services, and the period, duration and core hours to which the parental contribution set by the Government applies;
(29)  determine the documents and information that parents whose child is receiving subsidized childcare must communicate to the Minister concerning their employment, annual income bracket, family make-up and childcare needs; and
(30)  determine, from among the provisions of a regulation made under this section, those whose infringement constitutes an offence punishable under section 117.
2005, c. 47, s. 106; 2009, c. 36, s. 97.
106. The Government may, by regulation, for part or all of Québec,
(1)  determine the content of an application for the issuance or renewal of a permit, the qualifications required of the applicant, the conditions to be met, the information and documents to be provided and the fees to be paid;
(2)  define classes according to the age of the children and the childcare services provided by the permit holder;
(3)  set the maximum number of children permitted in a childcare provider’s premises or play space, according to the dimensions and lay-out of the premises or play space, the age of the children and the services to be provided;
(4)  establish the standards of hygiene, salubrity and safety to be met by childcare providers;
(5)  establish standards for the lay-out, equipment, furnishing, maintenance, heating and lighting of premises where childcare is provided, require that there be a play space, delimit areas within that space for specific uses and establish standards for the lay-out, equipment, maintenance and safety of the play space or play areas;
(6)  establish rules for the election of the directors of a legal person or cooperative holding a childcare centre permit and for the operation of its board of directors, and determine the content of its by-laws;
(7)  establish the requirements to be met by the staff members of a coordinating office or the holder of a childcare or day care centre permit according to the responsibilities and the type of job held, in particular with regard to safety and moral character, and determine which of the impediments or criminal or indictable offences referred to in paragraphs 2 and 3 of section 26 are to be retained;
(8)  establish qualification standards, including standards of equivalency with regard to training and experience acquired outside Québec, and other requirements to be met by persons working for a childcare provider;
(9)  establish qualification standards, including standards of equivalency with regard to training and experience acquired outside Québec, and other requirements to be met by a person responsible for managing a childcare centre, day care centre or home childcare coordinating office, and define the duties of this person;
(10)  establish qualification standards, including standards of equivalency with regard to training and experience acquired outside Québec, and other requirements to be met by a person responsible for granting recognition to home childcare providers, and define the duties of this person;
(11)  identify the records that must be kept by a permit holder or a home childcare coordinating office as well as the information and documents these records must contain, and define rules for their preservation;
(12)  determine the information and documents that a childcare provider or home childcare coordinating office must update and communicate;
(13)  set the ratio of staff to children to be respected by a childcare provider;
(14)  determine the formalities to be followed when registering and admitting children and when taking them on an outing;
(15)  determine the content of registration cards and attendance cards, and establish standards for their preservation, consultation and reproduction;
(16)  determine the standards with respect to which a permit holder must file a certificate, the form and contents of the certificate and the time it must be filed;
(17)  determine the information and documents to be provided by a permit holder upon changing one of its directors;
(18)  determine the information and documents needed to verify the existence of an impediment that a police force in Québec is required to communicate to the Minister;
(19)  determine the conditions to be met by a permit holder or home childcare coordinating office that ceases to operate;
(20)  determine rules governing the operation of the parents committee of a day care centre;
(21)  determine the requirements to be met by a person seeking recognition as a home childcare provider or renewal of such recognition;
(22)  determine terms and conditions for recognition of a home childcare provider;
(23)  determine the monitoring measures to be applied to a home childcare provider and the situations that can lead to non-renewal, suspension or revocation of recognition;
(24)  determine the information and documents a home childcare provider must communicate to the coordinating office that granted its recognition;
(25)  set the parental contribution for the services determined by the Government and prescribe how it is to be calculated and when it is to be indexed;
(26)  determine the terms and conditions for payment of the parental contribution set by the Government and define the cases in which a parent may be fully or partially exempted from paying that contribution for all or some services, as specified;
(27)  determine the persons, other than the parent, from whom payment of the parental contribution set by the Government may be required;
(28)  determine the age class and the type and duration of childcare services to which the parental contribution set by the Government applies;
(29)  determine the documents and information that parents whose child is receiving subsidized childcare must communicate to the Minister concerning their employment, annual income bracket, family make-up and childcare needs; and
(30)  determine, from among the provisions of a regulation made under this section, those whose infringement constitutes an offence punishable under section 117.
2005, c. 47, s. 106.