354. In any Act, regulation, order in council, contract or other document, unless the context indicates otherwise, the terms “constable”, “peace officer”, “policeman”, “police officer”, “officer of the peace” and any other similar terms mean a member of the Sûreté du Québec, a member of the police department of Ville de Montréal, a member of a municipal police force, a member of a specialized police force, a member of a Native police force referred to in Division IV of Chapter I of Title II, a member of the Naskapi Village, Cree Regional Authority or Kativik Regional Government police force or a special constable, according to their respective powers and authority under the law.
In all such documents, any provision applicable to a municipal police force or to a municipal police officer is, unless the context indicates otherwise, a provision applicable to the police department of Ville de Montréal, a Native police force or the Naskapi Village, Cree Regional Authority or Kativik Regional Government police force or to a member of such a police department or force, with the necessary modifications.
Until the Cree Regional Authority establishes a regional police force, references in this section to the Cree Regional Authority police force are presumed to be references to the police forces of the Cree villages.
2000, c. 12, s. 354; 2000, c. 56, s. 216; 2008, c. 13, s. 13; 2013, c. 6, s. 6; 2018, c. 1, s. 4211.