The Act respecting access to documents held by public bodies and the protection of personal information aims to respect privacy and the right to information.
As a public body, the City of Gaspé is subject to this law. Anyone can request access to a municipal document or to information concerning them.
Unless there is an exception provided for in this law or in another law, the Act respecting access to documents held by public bodies and the protection of personal information (RSQ c. A-2.1) aims to give access to the personal information that '' it holds in the exercise of its functions and to give access to the personal information it holds about you. In certain circumstances, the law allows an individual to have a modification made to his personal information when it is, for example, incomplete or inaccurate.
To make an access to information request, you must proceed in writing and send it to the following address:Registry Service
25, rue de l'Hotel-de-Ville
Gaspé (Quebec) G4X 2A5
For more information:Phone: (418) 368-2104, ext. 8505
Fax: (418) 368-8532
To make your request, you can use the following form:
Access to information form
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Or fill out the form online by clicking here: Access to Information Request Form
Please note that verbal requests are accepted but do not allow any recourse in the event of refusal.
According to the Act respecting access to documents held by public bodies and the protection of personal information, the person responsible for processing access to information requests has twenty (20) days to respond to a request for information. 'access to information or rectification following its receipt. However, he may extend the time limit by a maximum of ten (10) days if he deems it necessary. At the end of this period, a lack of response on his part amounts to a refusal.
A fee of $ 0,29 per page is required for any copy of a document. In the case of a written request, the person responsible for access to information will indicate the total amount in his response.
In case of refusal
If access to a document or personal information is refused, the person who made a written request may, within 30 days of the decision of the person responsible, request a review from the Access to Information Commission.