S-33 - Stenographers’ Act

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chapter S-33
Stenographers’ Act
1. The clerk of the Superior Court of each district shall supply competent stenographers to take the depositions of witnesses, in appealable cases before the Superior Court.
R. S. 1964, c. 30, s. 1.
2. Such stenographers shall be officers of the Superior Court and subject to its control, but they shall be chosen by the parties.
R. S. 1964, c. 30, s. 2.
3. To act as a stenographer, a person must hold an accreditation granted by the Comité sur la sténographie established by the Barreau du Québec under Division XIV.1 of the Act respecting the Barreau du Québec (chapter B-1). Such an accreditation is granted to any person who complies with the rules, terms and conditions prescribed by regulation under subparagraph 1 of the first paragraph of section 140.4 of that Act.
The holder of an accreditation granted by the stenography committee may exercise his or her functions in the whole territory of Québec.
R. S. 1964, c. 30, s. 3; 2001, c. 64, s. 5; 2009, c. 43, s. 12.
4. The Government may make, amend and replace all tariffs of fees for the taking of evidence by stenography, as well as for transcribing the same, and determine the manner in which such fees shall be paid.
R. S. 1964, c. 30, s. 4.
5. (This section ceased to have effect on 17 April 1987).
1982, c. 21, s. 1; U. K., 1982, c. 11, Sch. B, Part I, s. 33.

In accordance with section 17 of the Act respecting the consolidation of the statutes (chapter R-3), chapter 30 of the Revised Statutes, 1964, in force on 31 December 1977, is repealed effective from the coming into force of chapter S-33 of the Revised Statutes.