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Regulations for the Monitoring of Medical Assistance in Dying

Version of section 1 from 2023-01-01 to 2024-02-06:

Marginal note:Definitions

 The following definitions apply in these Regulations.

care coordination service

care coordination service means a service that facilitates access to medical assistance in dying. (service de coordination de soins)


Code means the Criminal Code. (Code)

eligibility criteria

eligibility criteria means the criteria set out in subsections 241.2(1) and (2) of the Code. (critères d’admissibilité)

medical certificate of death

medical certificate of death includes, in the Province of Quebec, an attestation of death. (certificat médical de décès)


patient[Repealed, SOR/2022-222, s. 1]

personal information

personal information has the same meaning as in section 3 of the Privacy Act. (renseignements personnels)


practitioner means a medical practitioner or nurse practitioner. (praticien)

preliminary assessor

preliminary assessor means a person who has the responsibility to carry out preliminary assessments of whether a person who has requested medical assistance in dying meets the eligibility criteria. (responsable des évaluations préliminaires)


refer[Repealed, SOR/2022-222, s. 1]

residential care facility

residential care facility means a residential facility that provides health care services, including professional health monitoring and nursing care, on a continuous basis for persons who require assistance with activities of daily living. (établissement de soins pour bénéficiaires internes)

  • SOR/2022-222, s. 1

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