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List of the laws, regulations and codes administered by the Régie du bâtiment du Québec (RBQ)

Text of the laws and regulations

The full text of the laws and regulations are available on the Publications du Québec website. Click on the links below to consult them free of charge.

For more information on the coming into force of certain chapters of the Construction Code and Safety Code, please look under the following pages:

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B-1.1 Building ActThis link open an external website of the Régie du bâtiment du Québec in a new window.

The construction and modification of bathing places must be carried out according to the requirements of Chapter X of the Construction CodeThis link open an external website of the Régie du bâtiment du Québec in a new window..

Minimum dimensions of diving installations (section 16 of the Regulation)
See the RBQ has developed a diagram showing the minimum dimensions of diving installations[Fr] – PDF (80 KB)  stipulated in Schedule 1 of the Regulation.

  • r.11 Regulation respecting safety in public bathsThis link open an external website of the Régie du bâtiment du Québec in a new window. 
    The provisions of this regulation are related to the safety of public bathing places, that is to aspects concerning supervisors, lifeguards and safety equipment. This regulation, which was adopted pursuant to the Public Buildings Safety Act (c. S-3), is in force for all bathing places.

Schedule 1. Minimum dimensions of diving installations [PDF, 398 KB] – PDF (80 KB)

M-6 Stationary Enginemen ActThis link open an external website of the Régie du bâtiment du Québec in a new window.

  • r.1 Regulation respecting stationary enginemenThis link open an external website of the Régie du bâtiment du Québec in a new window.
    Since February 1, 1992, sections 28 to 39 and 41 to 60, as well as Schedule D of this Regulation, are deemed to have been adopted under the Act respecting workforce vocational training and qualification (c. F-5).

S-3 Public Buildings Safety ActThis link open an external website of the Régie du bâtiment du Québec in a new window.

This law was replaced on November 7, 2000 by the Building Act, with regard to buildings and facilities intended for public use, which are covered by Chapter I of the Construction Code, approved by Order in Council 953-2000 on July 26, 2000. This law was replaced on October 21, 2004 by the Building Act, with regard to passenger ropeways, and elevators and other elevating devices, which are covered by Chapter IV of the Construction Code, approved by Order in Council 895-2004 on September 22, 2004.

This law was replaced on January 1, 2006 by the Building Act, with regard to elevators and other lifts, which are covered by Chapter IV of the Safety Code, approved by Order in Council 896-2004 on September 22, 2004. This law was replaced on June 21, 2006 by the Building Act, with regard to public baths.

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