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Mental Healthcare Accessibility Act

BILL NO. 95

(as introduced)

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



Private Member's Bill



Mental Healthcare Accessibility Act



Joan Massey
Dartmouth East



First Reading: December 10, 2007

Second Reading:

Third Reading:

An Act to Require a Consultation Process
Respecting the Accessibility
of Mental Healthcare Services in Nova Scotia

Be it enacted by the Governor and Assembly as follows:

1 This Act may be cited as the Mental Healthcare Accessibility Act.

2 Subject to Section 3, the Government shall establish a process for consulting

(a) mental healthcare service-providers;

(b) community groups;

(c) mental healthcare consumers; and

(d) district health authorities,

respecting accessibility to mental healthcare services in the Province and shall, within one year after the coming into force of this Act, develop a mental healthcare action plan for the Province.

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


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