Access to information and protection of personal information

The Ministère des Finances is a public body subject to the Act respecting access to documents held by public bodies and the protection of personal informationThis link will open a warning that you are leaving the Department's Website (CQLR, chapter A-2.1), under section 3 of the Act. It is also subject to the Regulation respecting the distribution of information and the protection of personal informationThis link will open a warning that you are leaving the Department's Website (CQLR, chapter A-2.1, r. 2).

Section 4 of the Regulation sets out the documents and information the Department is required to distribute through its website, insofar as they have been made accessible by the Act respecting access. This requirement is in keeping with the government's pledge to be more transparent.

This section of the website gives direct access to documents and information specified in section 4 of the Regulation. We suggest you visit the various content areas to find the information you are looking for.

Persons in charge of access to documents and the protection of personal information

The Act recognizes, in addition to an individual's right of access to documents, an individual's right of access to personal information concerning him or her and an individual's right of correction of such information if it is inaccurate, incomplete or equivocal, or if the collection, release or keeping of the information is not authorized by law.

If you wish to access information that is not available on our website or personal information concerning you that is held by the Department, you may request access to the information by contacting the person in charge of access to documents or the person in charge of the protection of personal information.

In accordance with subparagraph 3 of section 4 of the Regulation respecting the distribution of information and the protection of personal information, the Department provides the contact information of the person in charge of access to documents or the person in charge of the protection of personal information.

David St-Martin
Person in charge of access to documents

Direction du secrétariat général et de la coordination ministérielle
Ministère des Finances

12 rue Saint-Louis, Bureau 2.04
Québec (Québec) G1R 5L3
Telephone: 418 643-1229
Fax: 418 646-0923
Email: responsable.acces@finances.gouv.qc.ca

Bertrand Cayouette
Person in charge of protection of personal information

Direction générale de l'administration
Ministère des Finances

12 rue Saint-Louis, bureau 3.02
Québec (Québec) G1R 5L3
Telephone: 418 691-2200
Fax: 418 691-2278
Email: Bertrand.Cayouette@finances.gouv.qc.ca

For information on the access procedure, costs, the types of information available or recourse options, or for access to sample letters, please view the following pages:

Requests for access to information can be made by telephone. However, under section 45 of the Act respecting Access to documents held by public bodies and the Protection of personal information, only a decision rendered in respect of a written request may be submitted for review to the Commission d'accès à l'information.