CCQ-1991 - Civil Code of Québec

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584. Where a physician concludes that harm could be caused to the adoptee’s health or to that of a parent of origin or any close relatives genetically linked to them if any of them were deprived of the information the physician requires, the latter may obtain the medical information required from the medical authorities concerned, subject to the consent of the person whose information is requested. In the absence of such consent, court authorization is required to obtain such information.
The anonymity of the persons concerned must be preserved.
1991, c. 64, a. 584; I.N. 2014-05-01; 2017, c. 122017, c. 12, s. 36.
584. Where serious harm could be caused to the health of the adopted person, whether a minor or of full age, or of any of his close relatives if he is deprived of the information he requires, the court may allow the adopted person to obtain such information.
A close relative of the adopted person may also avail himself of such right if the fact of being deprived of the information he requires could be the cause of serious harm to his health or the health of any of his close relatives.
1991, c. 64, a. 584; I.N. 2014-05-01.
584. Where serious injury could be caused to the health of the adopted person, whether a minor or of full age, or of any of his close relatives if he is deprived of the information he requires, the court may allow the adopted person to obtain such information.
A close relative of the adopted person may also avail himself of such right if the fact of being deprived of the information he requires could be the cause of serious injury to his health or the health of any of his close relatives.
1991, c. 64, a. 584.