B-1, r. 3.1 - Code of Professional Conduct of Lawyers

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67. When a lawyer communicates confidential information with a view to preventing an act of violence, pursuant to the third paragraph of section 60.4 of the Professional Code (chapter C-26), subsection 3 of section 131 of the Act respecting the Barreau du Québec (chapter B-1) or subsection 6 of section 65 of this code, he must, at the time of such communication, mention the following:
(1)  his name and the fact that he is a member of the Barreau du Québec;
(2)  that the information he will communicate is protected by his obligation of confidentiality;
(3)  that he is communicating the information in order to prevent an act of violence, because he has reasonable cause to believe that there is an imminent danger of death or serious bodily injury to a person or an identifiable group of persons;
(4)  the act of violence he is trying to prevent; and
(5)  the identity and, if possible, the contact information of the person or group of persons exposed to the danger, when he communicates the confidential information to their representative or to the persons who can come to their aid.
He may also, if it is necessary to achieve the purposes of the communication, disclose the identity and contact information of the person who provided him with the information concerning the apprehended act of violence.
O.C. 129-2015, s. 67.