BILL NO. 203

(as passed, with amendments)

2nd Session, 60th General Assembly
Nova Scotia
57 Elizabeth II, 2008



Government Bill



Hospitals Act
(amended)

CHAPTER 58 OF THE ACTS OF 2008



The Honourable Chris A. d'Entremont
Minister of Health



First Reading: November 3, 2008 (LINK TO BILL AS INTRODUCED)

Second Reading: November 14, 2008

Third Reading: November 18, 2008 (WITH COMMITTEE AMENDMENTS)

Royal Assent: November 25, 2008

An Act to Amend Chapter 208
of the Revised Statutes, 1989,
the Hospitals Act

Be it enacted by the Governor and Assembly as follows:

1 Section 2 of Chapter 208 of Revised Statutes, 1989, the Hospitals Act, as amended by Chapter 6 of the Acts of 2000, Chapter 29 of the Acts of 2000 and Chapter 42 of the Acts of 2005, is further amended by

(a) adding immediately after clause (h) the following clause:

and

(b) adding immediately after clause (s) the following clauses:

2 Section 8 of Chapter 208 is amended by striking out "alone or conjointly with a legally" in the fourth and fifth lines and substituting ", a qualified midwife or a".

3 Section 17 of Chapter 208, as amended by Chapter 42 of the Acts of 2005, is further amended by adding immediately after clause (r) the following clauses:

4 This Act comes into force on such day as the Governor in Council orders and declares by proclamation.


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