87. The parents of the child or the child himself, if he is 14 years of age or over, may refuse to submit to a study, an assessment or any other expert opinion contemplated in section 86. In the case of refusal by the child, the study, assessment or expert opinion shall not take place and the refusal by the child and, as the case may be, the refusal by the parents shall be recorded in a report sent to the tribunal. When the child, if he is 14 years of age or over, consents to submit to such a study, assessment or expert opinion, it shall take place although the parents refuse to submit to it; in such a case, the refusal by the parents shall be recorded in a report sent to the tribunal.
However, the parents and the child shall not refuse to submit to such study, assessment or expert opinion when it is required with regard to a situation contemplated in subparagraphs d and e of the second paragraph of section 38.
1977, c. 20, s. 87; 1984, c. 4, s. 45; 1988, c. 21, s. 119; 1989, c. 53, s. 11; 1994, c. 35, s. 67; 2006, c. 34, s. 58, s. 75.