Proceedings against the Québec government

Attorney General of Québec

In general, proceedings against the Québec government are brought against the Attorney General of Québec. If you want to sue the Québec government, you must refer to it in the proceedings as the “Attorney General of Québec” followed by the name of the government department or body concerned (for example,  Attorney General of Québec – Ministère de la Famille).

Documents addressed to the Attorney General must be sent to one of the following addresses:

Direction générale des affaires juridiques
Ministère de la Justice
1200, route de l'Église, 2étage
Québec (Québec)  G1V 4M1

Public bodies

Proceedings against certain legal persons, certain State bodies or certain public organizations must be instituted directly against them. You must ensure that you are suing the right person or body. You can, for example, contact an organization to check its official name and its address.

Hydro-Québec

Proceedings against Hydro-Québec, and any other documents addressed to Hydro-Québec as part of the small claims process, must be sent to the following address:

Hydro-Québec
Plaintes et réclamations
Tour Est, 25e étage

2, complexe Desjardins

Montréal (Québec)  H5B 1H7

Société de l'assurance automobile du Québec

Proceedings against the Société de l'assurance automobile du Québec must be sent to the following address:

Société de l'assurance automobile du Québec
Contentieux des affaires juridiques
333, boulevard Jean-Lesage
Québec (Québec)  G1K 8J6

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