LAWS OF QUÉBEC
- An Act respecting municipal taxation (CQLR, chapter F-2.1). See Sections 244.68 to 244.74, subsections 13, 14 and 15 of first paragraph, Section 262, and second and third paragraph of section 262.
- Civil Protection Act (CQLR, chapter S-2.3). See Sections 52.1 to 52.20, in force since December 30, 2010.
- An Act to amend various legislative provisions respecting municipal affairs (2008, chapter 18, as modified by 2012, chapter 30, section 34). See section 135 wich provides that 9-1-1 emergency centres in operation on the date of coming into force of the first regulation made under section 52.4 of theCivil Protection Act (i.e. December 30, 2010) have three years from that date to obtain a certificate of compliance (until December 30, 2013).
- An Act respecting pre-hospital emergency services (CQLR, chapter S-6.2). See sections 7, 22, 24 and 86.
- An Act respecting the Québec sales tax (CQLR, chapter T-0.1). Section 162.1 provides that a supply made to a municipality of a service of receiving and processing telephone calls through a 9-1-1 emergency centre is exempt.
- An Act respecting the exercise of certain municipal powers in certain urban agglomerations (CQLR, chapter E-20.001). See paragraph b) of subsection 8° of section 19, wich provide that 9-1-1 emergency center is a matter that concerned related municipalities as a whole. See also sections 118.2. 118.27 and 118.79 about financing such an expenditure in certain urban agglomerations.
REGULATIONS OF QUÉBEC
- Regulation governing the municipal tax for 9-1-1 (CQLR, c. F-2.1, r. 14.2)
- Regulation respecting standards, specifications and quality criteria applicable to 9-1-1 emergency centres and to certain secondary emergency call centres (CQLR, c. S-2.3, r. 2). In force since December 30, 2010.
- Regulation respecting the police services that municipal police forces and the Sûreté du Québec must provide according to their level of jurisdiction (CQLR, c. P-13.1, r. 6). See section 2 , subsection 1 b)
LAWS OF CANADA
- Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission Act (R.S. 1985, chapter C-22). See also the CRTC Rules of Practice and Procedure (SOR/2010-277)
- Telecommunications Act (S.C. 1993, chapter 38). The Canadian Government has also issued an Order Issuing a Direction to the CRTC on Implementing the Canadian Telecommunications Policy Objectives (SOR / 2006-355). The beacons set by the latter are important and partly determine the CRTC’s room for maneuver.
- Radiocommunication Act (R.S. 1985, chapter R-2)
- Excise Tax Act (R.S. 1985, chapter E-15). Section 20 of Part VI of the Schedule V provides that a supply made to a municipality of a law enforcement service is exempt.
- Bell Canada Act (S.C. 1987, chapter 19)