S-2.3 - Civil Protection Act

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67. In addition, the Minister may
(1)  require civil protection authorities to provide all the information needed for the development or implementation either of Québec’s national civil protection plan or of the safety measures of government departments and government bodies;
(2)  require government departments and government bodies to provide all the information needed for the development of a civil protection plan and forward the information to the regional authorities concerned;
(3)  conduct, commission or facilitate research on disaster prevention, disaster risk management, emergency response planning or any other civil protection matter;
(4)  propose, coordinate or carry out activities or work designed to eliminate or reduce disaster risks, mitigate the consequences of a disaster and facilitate emergency response and recovery operations;
(5)  conduct statistical analyses and studies on emergency preparedness at Québec’s national, regional or local level, or on its individual, social or economic repercussions, and make the results public;
(6)  grant financial support to civil protection authorities, subject to the conditions determined by the Minister, for the carrying out of projects under paragraphs 3 to 5 at the regional or local level;
(7)  recruit volunteers to assist the personnel mobilized for the purpose of emergency response or recovery operations under this Act, provide for their training and supervise their intervention or, subject to the conditions determined by the Minister, entrust a person or body designated by the Minister with such responsibility;
(8)  manage and distribute money donated for disaster relief, or, subject to the conditions determined by the Minister, entrust a person or body designated by the Minister with such responsibility and see to it that any surplus is used for disaster relief in or outside Québec; and
(9)  in conjunction with the ministers and the chief executive officers of government bodies whose resources are assigned to Québec’s national civil protection plan, take part in the development and implementation of cooperative civil protection measures with authorities outside Québec.
2001, c. 76, s. 67; 2019, c. 12019, c. 1, s. 14.
67. In addition, the Minister may
(1)  require civil protection authorities to provide all the information needed for the development or implementation either of Québec’s national civil protection plan or of the safety measures of government departments and government bodies ;
(2)  require government departments and government bodies to provide all the information needed for the development of a civil protection plan and forward the information to the regional authorities concerned ;
(3)  conduct, commission or facilitate research on disaster mitigation, disaster risk management, emergency response planning or any other civil protection matter ;
(4)  propose, coordinate or carry out activities or work designed to eliminate or reduce disaster risks, mitigate the consequences of a disaster and facilitate emergency response and recovery operations ;
(5)  conduct statistical analyses and studies on emergency preparedness at Québec’s national, regional or local level, or on its individual, social or economic repercussions, and make the results public ;
(6)  grant financial support to civil protection authorities, subject to the conditions determined by the Minister, for the carrying out of projects under paragraphs 3 to 5 at the regional or local level ;
(7)  recruit volunteers to assist the personnel mobilized for the purpose of emergency response or recovery operations under this Act, provide for their training and supervise their intervention or, subject to the conditions determined by the Minister, entrust a person or body designated by the Minister with such responsibility ;
(8)  manage and distribute money donated for disaster relief, or, subject to the conditions determined by the Minister, entrust a person or body designated by the Minister with such responsibility and see to it that any surplus is used for disaster relief in or outside Québec ; and
(9)  in conjunction with the ministers and the chief executive officers of government bodies whose resources are assigned to Québec’s national civil protection plan, take part in the development and implementation of cooperative civil protection measures with authorities outside Québec.
2001, c. 76, s. 67.