BILL NO. 100
2nd Session, 60th General Assembly
56 Elizabeth II, 2007
Private Member's Bill
Health Services and Insurance Act
First Reading: December 11, 2007
Second Reading: May 26, 2008
Third Reading: May 27, 2008 (WITH COMMITTEE AMENDMENTS) (LINK TO BILL AS PASSED)
This Bill overrides the ninety-day waiting period for MSI benefits provided for in the MSI regulations for spouses and dependents of Canadian Forces members who move to Nova Scotia.
An Act to Amend Chapter 197
Be it enacted by the Governor and Assembly as follows:
of the Revised Statutes, 1989,
the Health Services and Insurance Act
1 Chapter 197 of the Revised Statutes, 1989, the Health Services and Insurance Act is amended by adding immediately after Section 4 the following Section:
4A (1) Notwithstanding clause 2(1)(a) of the M.S.I. Regulations made under this Act but subject to subsection (2), a spouse or dependent of a member of the Canadian Forces moving to the Province is insured for the payment of the cost of insured services under those regulations commencing on the day the spouse or dependent takes up residence in the Province.
(2) The moneys required for the purpose of subsection (1) shall be paid out of moneys appropriated for that purpose by the Legislature.
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