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Access to information

As a professional order, the Barreau du Québec is subject to the Act respecting access to documents held by public bodies and the protection of personal information as regards access to information.

Available and public documents

A number of documents dealing with oversight of the profession are already available or accessible on the website of the Barreau du Québec, including:

Applying for access to information

However, if a document dealing with oversight of the profession which you would like to access is not on the website, or if you would like to make another type of application for access, follow these steps.

  1. Your application must be in writing. To facilitate the processing of your application, it must contain the following information

    • The name of the document to which you want access.
    • Your full contact information (the access to information officer may have to contact you by telephone to clarify your application, and we need your contact information in order to send you the correspondence required by law). If your application does not contain any contact information, we will not be able to process it. 
  2. You must send your application by mail to this address

    Access to Information Officer/Barreau du Québec
    Maison du Barreau du Québec 
    445 Saint-Laurent Boulevard
    Montreal, Québec  H2Y 3T8

    or by fax: 514-954-3407

All applications for access addressed to the access to information officer will receive a written acknowledgement of receipt.

Note Only decisions rendered in response to a written application for access can give rise to an application for review before the Commission d’accès à l’information.

Resources

Access to information act Access to information is governed by the Act respecting access to documents held by public bodies and the protection of personal information and other legislative provisions.

Consult the Act

Schedule of hearings of the Disciplinary Council The hearing roll is updated every Friday.

Consult the roll

Disciplinary decisions The decisions of the Disciplinary Council are available on-line.

See how to obtain them

Annual reports The annual report and the financial statements of the Barreau are filed on-line every year.

See the annual reports

Minutes and agendas of the meetings of the Board of Directors After each meeting of the Board, the documents are made available to the public.

See the minutes and the agendas