Law to better protect
Find out more about the changes that will have a direct impact on the lives of thousands of vulnerable people and their loved ones.
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The Curateur public has to maintain three registers:
If you are wondering whether a person has been placed under a legal protection measure, you can find out by consulting the registers. Access them from our website or call one of the Curateur public’s offices or the general information department.
To consult the registers, you need to know the name and date of birth of the person under protection.
In their electronic format, the registers do not contain confidential information, only the information stipulated in the Regulation respecting the application of the Public Curator Act (Division III, section 7 ). The law regards the placing of an incapacitated person under protective supervision as public information. This applies to protection of the person and those dealing with them or providing them with services.
The registers are particularly useful for:
The registers contain:
Information in the registers is updated regularly until the protected person’s death.
The information presented in the registers is as accurate and exhaustive as possible. However, given the complexity of certain types of supervision, some information cannot be displayed. It can also be the case of certain files, which are old or very complex.
When a minor reaches the age of majority (18), their name is removed from the register.
When a protected person regains their autonomy, their information is removed from the register after their capacity has been certified or the judgment has been issued lifting the protection measure.