18.2. The board of directors may verify the quality of activities referred to in the second paragraph of section 31 engaged in by persons authorized by a regulation of the board of directors.
For that purpose, a committee or a member of the Order designated by the board of directors may obtain from the authorized persons and the physicians with whom they work or from any institution operating a centre in which such activities are engaged in, any information the committee or member considers useful that is directly related to those activities, and professional secrecy may not be invoked by any of them.
Where the authorized persons are professionals, the board of directors, if it considers it necessary, shall transmit the verification report to the professional order concerned.
2002, c. 33, s. 15; 2008, c. 11, s. 212.