58.1. No professional may use the title of “Doctor” or an abbreviation of that title unless the title or abbreviation is placed
(1) immediately before the professional’s name, where the professional holds a doctoral diploma recognized as a valid diploma for the issue of the permit or specialist’s certificate held by the professional pursuant to a government regulation under the first paragraph of section 184 or a doctoral diploma recognized as equivalent by the board of directors of the order that issued the permit or certificate, and unless the professional’s name is followed by a title reserved for the members of the order; or
(2) after the professional’s name, and the title or abbreviation is followed by the name of the discipline in which the doctoral diploma is held.
This section does not apply to the members of the Ordre professionnel des dentistes du Québec, the Collège des médecins du Québec or the Ordre professionnel des médecins vétérinaires du Québec.
2000, c. 13, s. 8; 2008, c. 11, s. 1.