Bill No. 62
Protection for Persons in Care Act (amended)*
An Act to Amend Chapter 33 of the Acts of 2004, the Protection for Persons in Care Act
Honourable Denise Peterson-Rafuse
Minister of Community Services
|First Reading||April 26, 2013|
|Second Reading Debates||April 29, 2013|
|Second Reading Passed||April 29, 2013|
|Law Amendments Committee||Submission Summary
|Meeting Date(s)||May 2, 2013; May 6, 2013|
|Reported to the House||May 6, 2013|
|Committee of the Whole House||May 7, 2013|
|Third Reading Debates|
|Third Reading||May 9, 2013|
|Royal Assent||May 10, 2013|
|Commencement||August 20, 2013|
|2013 Statutes, Chapter 26||View|
Clause 1 authorizes the giving of notice in accordance with the Personal Directives Act.
Clause 2 allows the disclosure of personal health information or personal information for the purpose of an investigation.
(a) clarifies the directives the Minister has the authority to issue to the administrator of a health facility following an investigation; and
(b) adds persons authorized under the Personal Directives Act to those entitled to receive notice of an investigation.
Clause 4 requires the Minister to provide a written summary of any matter the Minister refers to a professional body to investigate.
Clause 5 provides that this Act comes into force on proclamation.