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Palliative Care Strategy Act


(as introduced)

2nd Session, 60th General Assembly
Nova Scotia
56 Elizabeth II, 2007

Private Member's Bill

Palliative Care Strategy Act

David A. Wilson

First Reading: November 28, 2007

Second Reading:

Third Reading:

An Act to Require the Development
and Implementation of a
Palliative Care Strategy for Nova Scotia

Be it enacted by the Governor and Assembly as follows:

1 This Act may be cited as the Palliative Care Strategy Act.

2 Subject to Section 3, the Government shall, in consultation with

(a) district health authorities;

(b) healthcare workers;

(c) the Nova Scotia Hospice Palliative Care Association; and

(d) other stakeholders identified by the Minister of Health,

develop and implement a palliative care strategy for the Province by April 1, 2008.

3 The moneys required for the purpose of this Act shall be paid from moneys appropriated for that purpose by the Legislature.


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