11. Civil justice administered by the courts is public. Anyone may attend court hearings wherever they are held, and have access to court records and entries in the registers of the courts.
An exception to this principle applies if the law provides for in camera proceedings or restricts access to the court records or to certain documents filed in a court record.
Exceptions to the principle of open proceedings set out in this chapter apply despite section 23 of the Charter of human rights and freedoms (chapter C-12).