The OACIQ, the Organisme d’autoréglementation du courtage immobilier du Québec, is the authority of real estate brokerage. It informs and protects the public by enforcing the Real Estate Brokerage Act (REBA), in accordance with the mandate entrusted to it by the Ministère des Finances du Québec.  It also oversees the practices of brokers, including by training and inspecting them.