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Note: most of the general documentation is available in French only.

Legal Documentation
Notice of the Lobbyists Commissioner
Notice no 2012-02 Lobbying activities carried out on behalf of the client of a colleague (179.97KB)
Notice no 2012-01 of the Lobbyists Commissioner - Filing returns with the registry of lobbyists : the subject-matter of lobbying activities and public institutions involved (183.38KB)
Notice no 2009-01 of the Lobbyists Commissioner specifying the cases in which lobbying activities are covered or not, when performed within the context of work of an advisory committee instituted by a public authority (38.72KB)
Notice no 2005-07 of the Lobbyists Commissioner concerning the interpretation of the expression "a significant part" (28.29KB)
Notice no. 2005-07 replaces notice no. 2003-01 dated February 14, 2003.
Notice no 2005-06 of the Lobbyists Commissioner concerning the interpretation of the expression "public proceedings, or (…) proceedings that are a matter of public record" (27.25KB)
Notice no 2005-05 of the Lobbyists Commissioner concerning the interpretation of the expression "any submission made in or prior to judicial or adjudicative proceedings" (25.15KB)
Notice no 2005-04 of the Lobbyists Commissioner concerning the interpretation of the expression "the arranging (…) of a meeting between a public office holder and any other person" (28.68KB)
Notice no 2005-03 of the Lobbyists Commissioner concerning the interpretation of the expression "the awarding of any contract (…) otherwise than by way of a call for public tenders" (27.96KB)
Notice no 2005-02 of the Lobbyists Commissioner concerning the interpretation of the expression "the issue of any permit, licence, certificate, or other authorization" (27.95KB)
Notice no 2005-01 of the Lobbyists Commissioner concerning the interpretation of the expression "any legislative or regulatory proposal, resolution, policy, program or action plan" (30.18KB)
Notice no 2004-01 of the Lobbyists Commissioner concerning the interpretation of the expression "other financial benefit" (25.29KB)




General Documentation
Press releases
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Other documents
Commissioner's conference for municipalities with fewer than 10,000 inhabitants, January 2005 (French) - Part 1: Stakes and objectives of the Act (20.95MB)
Commissioner's conference for municipalities with fewer than 10,000 inhabitants, January 2005 (French) - Part 2: Three principles of the Act (8.22MB)
Commissioner's conference for municipalities with fewer than 10,000 inhabitants, January 2005 (French) - Part 3: Three basic notions (32.35MB)
Commissioner's conference for municipalities with fewer than 10,000 inhabitants, January 2005 (French) - Part 4: A tool to ensure transparency: the Lobbyists Registry (8.91MB)
Commissioner's conference for municipalities with fewer than 10,000 inhabitants, January 2005 (French) - Part 5: Code of Conduct for Lobbyists (11.49MB)
Commissioner's conference for municipalities with fewer than 10,000 inhabitants, January 2005 (French) - Part 6: Role and Powers of the Lobbyists Commissioner (6.91MB)
Commissioner's conference for municipalities with fewer than 10,000 inhabitants, January 2005 (French) - Part 7: Three main players (30.28MB)
Strategic orientations 2004-2007, November 2004 (204.3KB)
Lobbying and the right to know, text written by Me André Ouimet, director of legal affairs of the Québec Lobbyists Commissioner, October 2004 (French) (320.04KB)
Memorandum by the Lobbyists Commissioner concerning Bill nº 61 An Act respecting the Agence des partenariats public-privé du Québec before the Commission des finances publiques, September 2004 (French) (100.62KB)
Comments of the Lobbyists Commissioner to the Justice Minister on the draft Exclusion Regulation of the Lobbying Transparency and Ethics Act, January 2003 (French) (31.21KB)
Comments made to the chairman of the Commission des finances publiques by the Lobbyists Commissioner concerning Bill 17, An Act respecting contracting by public bodies, June 2006 (French) (34.22KB)
Interview of the Lobbyists Commissioner with Messrs Charles-Ugo Boucher and Jean Campeau during the "Être et avoir" program, broadcast by the Radio Ville-Marie network (French) (42.01MB)
Memorandum by the Lobbyists Commissioner concerning Bill 48, Code of ethics and conduct of the members of the National Assembly, June 2009 (French) (100.62KB) (53.67KB)
“Travailler dans la transparence pour conserver la confiance” (Working transparently to preserve public confidence), training document for political attachés (French) (244.61KB)
Memorandum submitted by the Québec Lobbyist Commissioner concerning Bill no 76, An Act to amend various legislative provisions principally with regard to the awarding process in contracts made by municipal bodies (French) (233.51KB)
“Building Trust” (“Bâtir la confiance”), the Québec Lobbyist Commissioner's report on the fifth-year review of the Lobbying Transparency and Ethics Act (French) (759.4KB)
The Québec Lobbyist Commissioner's memorandum concerning Bill no 109, the Lobbying Transparency and Ethics Act (French) (274.3KB)



Institutional Documentation


Training manual
Training guide for municipal office holders (860.37KB)







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