The doctor must, given his age, state of health, and possibly his
specialization, assist the public authorities in the protection of health, and the organization of permanent care.
He must also inform the health services of communicable diseases, as well as the statistical information necessary for public health.
Practitioners approved as occupational physicians in industrial or commercial enterprises must communicate their work contacts to the Ministry of Public Health and the Council of the Order in the month preceding their duties.
Private doctors who do not own the equipment they use or the premises in which they practice their profession must communicate the relevant contracts under the conditions set out.
It is forbidden for a doctor practicing medical care and preventive medicine in a community or a public screening consultation, to use this function to increase his clientele.
No one may be both an expert physician and the treating physician of the same patient, unless necessary due to the absence of a doctor in the locality.
Unless the parties agree, a doctor must not accept a mission of expertise and interests of one of his clients, friends, or relatives or of a group that calls upon his services.
The same applies when his interests are at stake.
The medical expert must, before undertaking any expert examination, inform the person he is to examine of his mission.
When he is entrusted with his mission, the medical expert must recuse himself if he considers that the questions put to him are not related to the actual medical technique.
In his report, he must only reveal elements likely to provide answers to the questions asked in the decision.