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Part I - Act respecting labour standards

CHAPTER IV - Labour standards

Personnel placement and temporary foreign workers


Section 92.7

Placement agencies and recruitment agencies

92.7. The Government may, by regulation,

  1. define, for the purposes of this Act, what constitutes a personnel placement agency, a recruitment agency for temporary foreign workers, a client enterprise and a temporary foreign worker;
  2. establish categories of licences and determine, for each category, the activities that may be carried on by agency;
  3. determine the period of validity of a licence and specify any condition, restriction or prohibition relating to the issue, maintenance and renewal;
  4. prescribe the administrative measures that to a licence holder if the obligations under this Act or the regulations are not complied with;
  5. determine the obligations of a personnel placement agency or a recruitment agency for temporary foreign workers and those of a client enterprise that retains the services of such an agency; and
  6. prescribe any other measure to protect the rights of employees to whom this division applies.

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