276. Where the court examines an application to institute protective supervision, it takes into consideration, in addition to the advice of the persons who may be called to form the tutorship council, the medical and psychosocial evidence, the wishes expressed by the person of full age in a protection mandate but which has not been homologated, and the degree of autonomy of the person in whose respect the institution of protective supervision is applied for.
The court shall give to the person of full age an opportunity to be heard, personally or through a representative where required by his state of health, on the merits of the application and, where applicable, on the form of protective supervision and as to the person who will represent or assist him.
1991, c. 64, a. 276; I.N. 2016-01-01 (NCCP).