S-40.1 - Act respecting the Québec correctional system

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3. In collaboration with the institutions and bodies sharing the same mission, the correctional services shall endeavour to enlighten the courts and shall be responsible for the care, in the community or in a correctional facility, of the persons committed to their custody and facilitate the reintegration of offenders into the community.
More specifically, the correctional services are responsible for
(1)  the provision of pre-sentencing reports and any other information requested by the courts;
(2)  the assessment of the persons committed to their custody;
(3)  the supervision in the community and the care of the persons committed to their custody, until the end of their sentences;
(4)  the development and implementation of programs and services that contribute to the reintegration of offenders, and the facilitation of access to specialized programs and services offered by community-based resources; and
(5)  the carrying out of research in the corrections field, in conjunction with the other stakeholders.
2002, c. 24, s. 3.