The act rules the internal organization of the Ministry that is under the direction of the Minister. The Deputy Minister, who is under the Minister's direction, shall administer the department and its staff. The act gives duties and powers to the Minister in policies relating to the maintenance of public safety, to crime prevention, to the implementation and improvement of methods of crime detection and repression and to the imprisonment and social rehabilitation of inmates. The act also provides rules of form and content for all departmental documents.
Consult the Act respecting the ministère de la Sécurité publique.