Regulations for the Monitoring of Medical Assistance in Dying
Marginal note:Information from provinces and territories
12 (1) The Minister of Health may, for the purposes of monitoring medical assistance in dying, collect personal information relating to written requests for, and the provision of, medical assistance in dying from a provincial or territorial government, or any of its institutions, or from a public body established under an Act of the legislature of a province or territory.
Marginal note:Coroners and medical examiners
(2) Without restricting the generality of subsection (1), the Minister of Health may, for the purposes of monitoring medical assistance in dying, request that the Chief Coroner or Chief Medical Examiner of a province or territory provide the Minister, on a voluntary basis, with the following information:
(a) the number of patients who died as a result of having received medical assistance in dying in the province or territory; and
(b) personal information relating to the death of patients who died as a result of having received medical assistance in dying in the province or territory, including:
(i) copies of medical certificates of death of those patients; and
(ii) the findings of any investigations undertaken by the Chief Coroner or Chief Medical Examiner in respect of the deaths of those patients.
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