R-0.2 - Act respecting the determination of the causes and circumstances of death

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35. Where a death occurs in a facility maintained by an institution operating a hospital centre, the director of professional services of the institution or a person under his authority may take measures to have the probable causes of death established by a physician.
However, in the case of a death contemplated in section 36, the director of professional services or a person under his authority shall obtain the coroner’s authorization before taking measures to have the probable causes of death established.
1983, c. 41, s. 35; 1992, c. 21, s. 281.
35. Where a death occurs in a hospital centre, the director of professional services of the centre or a person under his authority may take measures to have the probable causes of death established by a physician.
However, in the case of a death contemplated in section 36, the director of professional services or a person under his authority shall obtain the coroner’s authorization before taking measures to have the probable causes of death established.
1983, c. 41, s. 35.