Health Authorities Act (amended)
BILL NO. 21
3rd Session, 62nd General Assembly
65 Elizabeth II, 2016
Private Member's Bill
Health Authorities Act
The Honourable David A. Wilson
First Reading: October 14, 2016
(a) requires the provincial health authority and community health boards to work together in the preparation of health-service business plans as they relate to community health boards; and
(b) requires community health board members to keep information relating to those discussions confidential.
Be it enacted by the Governor and Assembly as follows:
1 Section 40 of Chapter 32 of the Acts of 2014, the Health Authorities Act, is amended by adding immediately after subsection (2) the following subsection:
(2A) The provincial health authority shall collaborate with the community health boards on that part of the health-services business plan relating to community health boards.
2 Chapter 32 is further amended by adding immediately after Section 70 the following Section:
70A (1) In order to carry out its duties under Section 70, the members of a community health board shall participate in the preparation of the health-services business plan with the provincial health authority as it relates to community health boards.
(2) The members of a community health board shall keep confidential all information discussed and obtained under subsection (1) except information that
(a) is in the public domain at the time it is obtained; or
(b) comes into the public domain after it has been obtained, other than by virtue of a breach of this subsection.
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