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Resources by Document Type - Laws and Regulations > Québec Laws

This guide offers you quick access to basic resources for laws and regulations

Revised Statutes (R.S.Q.)

In the Compilation of Québec Laws and Regulations (R.S.Q. or "Revised Statutes of Québec"), you will find the collection of laws in force that are either of a general and permanent nature or applied on a regular basis. An Act respecting the Compilation of Québec Laws and Regulations (chapter R-2.2.0.0.2).

The compilation is updated regularly.

Annual Statutes (S.Q.)

In the Annual Statutes (also called Statutes of Québec or S.Q.), you will find all the laws enacted by the Québec Parliament over the course of a year. Some of these annual statutes, i.e., those that are of a general and permanent nature or used on a regular basis, are included in the Compilation of Québec Laws and Regulations (R.S.Q.). An Act respecting the Compilation of Québec Laws and Regulations (chapter R-2.2.0.0.2)

Other laws are only published in the Annual Statutes.

Revised Regulations

In the Compilation of Québec Laws and Regulations (R.S.Q. or "Revised Statutes of Québec"), you will find the collection of regulations in force that are either of a general and permanent nature or applied on a regular basis. An Act respecting the Compilation of Québec Laws and Regulations (chapter R-2.2.0.0.2).

This compilation is updated regularly.

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All laws and regulations must be published. They are released weekly in part II of the Gazette officielle du Québec which, as the name indicates, is the Government of Québec’s official newspaper where all official decisions are published.

Civil Code of Québec

You can subscribe to the Civil Code of Québec’s RSS feed to follow all amendments brought to this code.

Charter of Human Rights and Freedoms