1. The purpose of this Act is to affirm the specific character of administrative justice, to ensure its quality, promptness and accessibility and to safeguard the fundamental rights of citizens.
This Act establishes the general rules of procedure applicable to individual decisions made in respect of a citizen. Such rules of procedure differ according to whether a decision is made in the exercise of an administrative or adjudicative function, and are, if necessary, supplemented by special rules established by law or under its authority.
This Act also institutes the Administrative Tribunal of Québec and the Conseil de la justice administrative.