Assemblée Législative de la Nouvelle-Écosse

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21 septembre 2017

Projet de loi no 72

Timely Medical Certificates Act

An Act to Amend Chapter 494 of the Revised Statutes, 1989, the Vital Statistics Act

Déposé par :
L'honorable John MacDonell
Minister of Service Nova Scotia and Municipal Relations

Première lecture
Débats en deuxième lecture
Adoption en deuxième lecture
Comité des modifications des lois
    Date(s) de réunion 17 novembre 2011; 28 novembre 2011
    Rapport à la Chambre
Comité plénier
Débats de la troisième lecture
Débats de la troisième lecture
Sanction royale
Prise d'effet 15 décembre 2011
2011 Statutes, Chapter 48

Note explicative (en anglais seulement)

Clause 1 provides a short title to this Act.
Clause 2 adds the definition of nurse practitioner to the Act.
Clause 3
(a) allows a nurse practitioner, in the circumstances defined by regulation to sign a medical certificate of death;
(b) allows a qualified person as authorized by regulation and in the circumstances defined by regulation to sign a medical certificate of death; and
(c) in situations where a nurse practitioner or qualified person is unavailable, directs the funeral director on the manner to proceed to obtain a medical certificate of death
Clause 4 adds to the regulation-making authority the ability to set out criteria and conditions when and where a nurse practitioner or a person specified by the regulations can sign a death certificate.