S-40.1 - Act respecting the Québec correctional system

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42. The facility director may, at all times, authorize the temporary absence of an inmate for medical purposes, in particular where
(1)  the inmate is terminally ill;
(2)  the inmate’s state of health requires immediate hospitalization;
(3)  the inmate must undergo an evaluation or medical examinations in a specialized environment; or
(4)  the inmate requires care or treatment that cannot be provided in the correctional facility.
2002, c. 24, s. 42.