M-8, r. 4 - Code of ethics of veterinary surgeons

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2. A veterinary surgeon shall promote the protection and the improvement of public health and of the quality of the environment. In the practice of the profession, a veterinary surgeon shall, in particular,
(1)  take into account all the foreseeable consequences which his opinions, research and work may have on society;
(2)  promote measures of education and information in the field in which he practises and, insofar as possible, perform the necessary acts to ensure such education and information;
(3)  collaborate in the safe recovery of outdated or unused medications for purposes of destruction;
(4)  not make or participate in, directly or indirectly, uncontrolled discharges of biomedical contaminants into the environment.
O.C. 1149-93, s. 2.