P-38.001 - Act respecting the protection of persons whose mental state presents a danger to themselves or to others

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16. The institution placing a person under confinement pursuant to a judgment referred to in section 9 must, at the time the person is placed under confinement and after each examination report required by section 10, give the person a document in conformity with the schedule.
If the person under confinement is unable to understand the information contained in the document, the institution shall transmit a copy of it to the person qualified to give consent to the confinement. Should there be no such person, the institution shall make reasonable efforts to transmit the information to a person showing a special interest in the person under confinement.
1997, c. 75, s. 16.