S-32.0001 - Act respecting end-of-life care

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29.16. If every trusted third person designated in an advance request is deceased or prevented from acting or refuses or neglects to do so, or if no trusted third person was designated in such a request, a health or social services professional who is a member of the care team responsible for the patient having made an advance request must notify a competent professional if the health or social services professional believes that the patient is exhibiting the clinical manifestations related to their illness that are described in the request or that the patient is experiencing enduring and unbearable physical or psychological suffering.
2023, c. 15, s. 20.