BILL NO. 44
4th Session, 61st General Assembly
61 Elizabeth II, 2012
Private Member's Bill
The Honourable Stephen McNeil
First Reading: April 24, 2012
This Bill authorizes regulations to designate 20 positions at Dalhousie University medical school for students who enter into a contract for tuition support in exchange for serving for five years in an under-serviced area of Nova Scotia.
1 Chapter 195 of the Revised Statutes, 1989, the Health Act, is amended by adding immediately after Section 138 the following headings and Section:
(c) subject to subsection (5), authorizing the Minister, or a person designated by the regulations or the Minister, to enter into a contract with a student, or potential student, providing for, subject to subsection (4), tuition support for the student in the M.D. degree program in exchange for five years service in an area of the Province designated pursuant to clause (b);
(3) For greater certainty, nothing in this Section requires the Faculty of Medicine at Dalhousie University to admit to its M.D. degree program a person who has entered into a contract as provided for in clause (1)(c) because that person has entered into the contract.
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