(TAP) -- Lawyers and some professional orders
protested Thursday against Article 33 of the Finance Act 2019 on the lifting of professional secrecy for free trades.
Italy's leading financial daily, Il Sole 24 Ore, reports that in 2008 36% of the members of professional orders
were women, but in some professions like architecture, law, and employment consultancy, they counted some 40% and in pharmacy women made up 65% of the members.
Forward aims to bring together the Lebanese workforce with more than 200 leading local, regional and multinational companies, recruitment agencies, associations, professional orders
, higher educational institutions, training and cultural centers and many more.
Quebec's professional system is based on a delegation of government powers to independent organizations controlled by the professionals: the professional orders. As such, the latter play a regulatory role as well as exercise control over the application of professional laws and regulations.
He has acted as attorney and legal advisor to several professional orders for over 20 years, and has worked as legal counsel for the Ordre des chimistes du Quebec since 1990.
"The new supervision would be on top of that provided by the professional code for the members of professional orders
, creating a duplication of legal frameworks," Beaulieu points out.
The Committee also heard organizations with regard to a bill amending the Professional Code so as to allow for the fusion of certain professional orders
. Moreover, the clause-by-clause consideration of a bill amending the Election Act and the Referendum Act was also entered upon, since the provisions of the Referendum Act, which are taken from the Quebec Election Act, concerning the control of electoral expenses had been rendered inoperative following a ruling, handed down on 9 October 1997 by the Supreme Court of Canada, in favour of Robert Libman, former leader of the Equality Party.
Recently in Quebec, the professional orders
representing notaries, chartered accountants, chartered appraisers and engineers (Chambre des notaries, Ordre des comptables agrees, Ordre des evaluateurs agrees and Ordre des ingenieurs) have joined forces to set up a reference desk for civil and commercial mediation.