Anyone 14 years of age and over can donate their body to education and research. People under 14 can also donate their bodies with the consent of their parents or guardian (article 43 of the Civil Code of Quebec ).
When a person dies, certain criteria apply in order for their body to be accepted by recognised academic institutions.
Even when a body meets all acceptance criteria, it is possible that the academic institution refuses it if they have enough cadavers at the time.
The main acceptance criteria are the following:
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