Le pouvoir de déterminer le domaine de l’article 22 de la Loi sur la qualité de l’environnement

Case law and doctrine on matters at the periphery of the jurisdiction granted by section 22 of the Quebec (Canada) Environment Quality Act reflect an imperfect implementation of the principles of administrative law. To address this issue, this article proposes to recognize that the Quebec Minister of Sustainable Development, Environment, Wildlife and Parks has the discretionary power to define the terms and field of competency granted by section 22. The analysis concludes with some recommendations that may fuel the forthcoming legislative review of section 22.

This content has been updated on January 9 2015 at 15 h 42 min.