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Code civil du Québec (Quebec Civil Code)

Gouvernement du Québec Country Resources Capacity related legislation Quebec 1 January 1994 Legislation/regulation guardian, public health

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Les articles 281 à 297 du Code civil du Québec décrivent les obligations légales de la tutelle légale, de la curatelle et des conseillers aux personnes majeures. Pour qu'une personne soit frappée d'incapacité, une évaluation médicale et psychosociale doit être effectuée par un médecin agréé et un travailleur social agréé. Ces évaluations indiqueront le degré d'incapacité (partielle ou totale) et sa durée (permanente ou temporaire). Pour plus d'informations sur la curatelle, veuillez visiter https://educaloi.qc.ca/capsules/inaptitude/
Dernier amendement: 13 juin 2020
Téléchargée: 22 juillet 2020

Sections 281 to 297 of the Quebec Civil Code describe the legal obligations of legal tutorship, curatorship and advisors to persons of full age. For a person to be deeded incapacitated, a medical and psychosocial assessment must be completed by a licensed physician and a registered social worker. These assessments will indicate the degree of incapacity (partial or total) and its duration (permanent or temporary). For further information on curatorship, please visit: https://educaloi.qc.ca/en/capsules/incapacity-being-unable-to-care-for-yourself-or-your-affairs/
Last amendment: 13 June 2020
Uploaded: 22 July 2020


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