3.06.06. In addition to the circumstances referred to in section 3.06.02, a dentist may communicate information that is protected by professional secrecy in order to prevent an act of violence, including a suicide, where the dentist 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.
However, a dentist may only communicate the information to the person or persons exposed to the danger or the person’s representative and to the persons who can come to the person’s aid.
A dentist may only communicate such information as is necessary to achieve the purposes for which the information is communicated.
R.R.Q., 1981, c. D-3, r. 4, s. 3.06.06; O.C. 580-2005, s. 1.