E-20.1 - Act to secure handicapped persons in the exercise of their rights with a view to achieving social, school and workplace integration

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21. The Office may request, in writing, that a government department, a municipality, an educational institution, a school service centre, a school board, an institution, or a public agency send, within 90 days after receiving the request, any information or document it holds that has an impact on the integration of handicapped persons and that is required for the purposes of this Act. The Office indicates for which specific purposes it is making the request.
The following information and documents, in particular, are considered necessary for the purposes of the first paragraph:
(a)  information and documents pertaining to the implementation of laws, policies and programs, that have an impact on the integration of handicapped persons, specifically, data on budgets and on the clientele served or waiting for services;
(b)  information and documents collected for local, regional or Québec-wide statistics, research, studies or assessments dealing with the integration of handicapped persons.
1978, c. 7, s. 21; 2004, c. 31, s. 19; 2020, c. 12020, c. 1, s. 309.
21. The Office may request, in writing, that a government department, a municipality, an educational institution, a school board, an institution, or a public agency send, within 90 days after receiving the request, any information or document it holds that has an impact on the integration of handicapped persons and that is required for the purposes of this Act. The Office indicates for which specific purposes it is making the request.
The following information and documents, in particular, are considered necessary for the purposes of the first paragraph:
(a)  information and documents pertaining to the implementation of laws, policies and programs, that have an impact on the integration of handicapped persons, specifically, data on budgets and on the clientele served or waiting for services;
(b)  information and documents collected for local, regional or Québec-wide statistics, research, studies or assessments dealing with the integration of handicapped persons.
1978, c. 7, s. 21; 2004, c. 31, s. 19.
21. The Office may obtain any information from any department or body of the Government whenever it is necessary for the application of this act.
However, where such information is confidential, the Office shall not give or receive written or verbal communication of or otherwise have access to it, even for an inquiry, except with the express or implied authorization of the handicapped person, or on the order of the court, or in the other cases provided by law or the regulations.
1978, c. 7, s. 21.