C-15, r. 4 - Code of ethics of chemists

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74. In addition to those referred to in sections 59 and 59.1 of the Professional Code (chapter C-26), or to those that can be determined in accordance with subparagraph 1 of the second paragraph of section 152 of the Code, the following acts are derogatory to the dignity of the profession:
(1)  pressing or repeated inducement to make use of his professional services;
(2)  attempting to deceive the competent authorities on the eligibility of a person to become a member of the order;
(3)  abusing in the practice of his profession of the inexperience, the ignorance, or the naivety of his client;
(4)  communicating with a person who requested that an inquiry be held, without prior written permission of the syndic of the Order or the assistant syndic, where he is informed that he is the object of an inquiry pursuant to section 122 of the Professional Code or where he has been served with a complaint in accordance with section 132 of the Code;
(5)  participating in or contributing to the commission of an infraction to the Professional Code or to the Professional Chemists Act (chapter C-15) or profiting knowingly of the commission of such infraction, in particular concerning the illegal practice of the profession or the title’s usurpation;
(6)  failing to notify the competent authorities of the Order of any case of illegal practice of the profession or title’s usurpation of which he is aware;
(7)  failing to bring to the attention of the syndic that he has reason to believe that a chemist contravenes the Professional Code or a related regulation made pursuant to the Code;
(8)  failing to indicate correctly in the record information obtained during his mandate or falsifying the record thereof in regard of this information;
(9)  using knowingly a method or a process which is not in conformity with the scientific principles;
(10)  selling or distributing product’s samples destined for analysis purpose or already analysed;
(11)  making false statements on the training period realized by an applicant for membership;
(12)  put his initials or signature on a report or any document related to the practice of his profession when they were not prepared by himself or under his direction and his supervision;
(13)  agree to execute or participate in the execution of work without respecting the methods, norms and process generally acknowledged in the profession;
(14)  delay the execution of a mandate without reasonable reason;
(15)  appropriating, directly or indirectly, dangerous chemical substances, controlled drugs or narcotics with the intention of using them for purposes other than the practice of his professional activities.
O.C. 27-2001, s. 74.