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Regulations for the Monitoring of Medical Assistance in Dying (SOR/2018-166)

Regulations are current to 2024-02-06 and last amended on 2023-01-01. Previous Versions

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  • — SOR/2022-222, s. 10

      • 10 (1) Subsection 13(2) of the Regulations is replaced by the following:

        • Content — period covered by report

          (2) The report must contain information relating to requests for medical assistance in dying received by preliminary assessors or practitioners, and the provision of medical assistance in dying during the period covered by the report, including

          • (a) the number of requests that were made and the results of those requests;

          • (b) the characteristics, including medical characteristics, of persons who have made a request;

          • (c) information respecting the race or Indigenous identity of persons who have made a request, and any disability of those persons, if they consented to providing that information;

          • (d) the nature of the intolerable physical or psychological suffering of persons who received medical assistance in dying;

          • (e) the reasons for which persons who have made a request did not receive medical assistance in dying, including which of the eligibility criteria they did not meet;

          • (f) the places in which medical assistance in dying was provided;

          • (g) time periods relating to the handling of requests for, and the provision of, medical assistance in dying;

          • (h) information as to whether practitioners consulted with other health care professionals or social workers regarding requests;

          • (i) the nature of involvement of practitioners in requests and the provision of medical assistance in dying, including the respective involvement of medical practitioners and nurse practitioners; and

          • (j) information as to whether persons who have made a request consulted with practitioners concerning their health, for a reason other than seeking medical assistance in dying, before practitioners received their requests for medical assistance in dying.

      • (2) Paragraph 13(3)(b) of the Regulations is replaced by the following:

        • (b) information on trends in relation to requests for, and the provision of, medical assistance in dying; and


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