If you have filled out the official government form, this document will be submitted to the MSSS digital files, which are accessible across the network, therefore in all health establishments. The document is binding for all medical staff, which means they are required to abide by it.

According to section 58 of the same Act 2:

When a person is incapable of giving consent to care, clearly expressed instructions relating to care that are recorded in the advance medical directives register or filed in the person’s record carry, for all health professionals having access to the register or record, the same weight as wishes expressed by a person capable of giving consent to care.