G-1.01, r. 2.2 - Code of ethics of geologists

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24. Unless they have sound and reasonable grounds for doing so, geologists may not cease unilaterally to provide professional services to a client. The following in particular constitute sound and reasonable grounds:
(1)  loss of the client’s confidence;
(2)  being in conflict of interest or in any situation in which the geologist’s professional independence could be called into question;
(3)  inducement by the client to perform illegal, unfair or immoral acts;
(4)  the fact that the geologist has been deceived by the client;
(5)  failure by the client to cooperate;
(6)  the client ignoring the geologist’s opinions and recommendations;
(7)  the client’s refusal to pay the geologist’s fees; and
(8)  being unable to communicate with the client or to obtain from the client the elements considered necessary to provide professional services.
O.C. 713-2011, s. 24.