D-9.1.1 - Act respecting the Director of Criminal and Penal Prosecutions

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13. The Director has the following functions:
(1)  to act as prosecutor in proceedings under the Criminal Code (Revised Statutes of Canada, 1985, chapter C-46), the Youth Criminal Justice Act (Statutes of Canada, 2002, chapter 1) or any other federal Act or rule of law in respect of which the Attorney General of Québec has the authority to act as prosecutor;
(2)  to act as prosecutor in proceedings under the Code of Penal Procedure (chapter C-25.1).
The Director also exercises any other function appropriate to the Director’s mission, including authorizing a prosecution, instituting an appeal and intervening in proceedings to which the Director is not a party if, in the Director’s opinion, it is required in the interests of justice. Finally, the Director exercises any other function conferred on the Director by the Attorney General or the Minister of Justice.
2005, c. 34, s. 13.