BILL NO. 203
2nd Session, 60th General Assembly
57 Elizabeth II, 2008
The Honourable Chris A. d'Entremont
Minister of Health
First Reading: November 3, 2008
Second Reading: November 14, 2008
Third Reading: November 18, 2008 (WITH COMMITTEE AMENDMENTS) (LINK TO BILL AS PASSED)
Clause 1 adds definitions of "qualified dental practitioner", "qualified medical practitioner" and "qualified midwife" to the Hospitals Act.
Clause 2 amends the Hospitals Act to allow District Health Authorities and the Izaak Walton Killam Health Centre to provide admitting privileges to midwives and removes the word "legally" for consistency between definitions in the Act.
Clause 3 adds powers for the Governor in Council to make regulations defining or further defining words or expressions used in the Hospitals Act.
Clause 4 provides that the Act comes into force upon proclamation.
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
2 Section 8 of Chapter 208 of the Revised Statutes, 1989, the Hospitals Act, is amended by
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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