Law to better protect
Find out more about the changes that will have a direct impact on the lives of thousands of vulnerable people and their loved ones.
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How the Curateur public intervenes:
The initial request for a medical and psychosocial assessment usually comes from a health institution. The assessment is sent to the Curateur public with the director general’s report. If the Curateur public agrees with the conclusions, it takes careful note and keeps track of the file until the judgment is handed down.
Under the Public Curator Act, the Curateur public may request the opening of protective supervision if the person in need of protection is socially isolated or if none of their relatives initiates the process.
The Curateur public addresses its request to a clerk or judge of the Superior Court and makes recommendations about: