S-40.1 - Act respecting the Québec correctional system

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1. The correctional services of the Ministère de la Sécurité publique, the Commission québécoise des libérations conditionnelles and the community-based organizations which are their partners, as well as all society’s stakeholders having an interest in the correctional system shall facilitate the reintegration of offenders into the community. In keeping with the fundamental rights of the offenders, the correctional services shall contribute to the maintenance of a safe society by helping offenders become law-abiding citizens and by providing reasonable and humane measures of security and control in their regard, while recognizing their potential for rehabilitation and their willingness to engage in a reintegration process.
2002, c. 24, s. 1.