M-9, r. 17 - Code of ethics of physicians

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39. A physician must report to the director of youth protection any situation where there is reasonable cause to believe that the security or development of a child is or may be considered to be in danger; he must then transmit to the director any information he considers pertinent to protecting the child.
The physician himself may also report to the police authorities the situation of a child whose physical integrity or life appears to him to be in danger.
O.C. 1213-2002, s. 39.