BILL NO. 147
2nd Session, 62nd General Assembly
64 Elizabeth II, 2015
Private Member's Bill
The Honourable Chris A. d'Entremont
First Reading: December 9, 2015
(a) provide assurance to the public that individuals representing themselves as practising the profession of osteopathy have prescribed minimum qualifications, thereby protecting the public health and safety from harm; and
3 In this Act, "osteopathy" means a system of diagnosis, treatment and healthcare management based on the principle that the structure and function of the body are closely integrated and that a person's well-being is dependent upon the health of the body's various systems including, but not limited, to the musculoskeletal, neurological and visceral structures working in balance together.
4 No person shall engage in the practice of osteopathy or use the title "Osteopath", or any word, title or designation, abbreviated or otherwise, to imply that that person is engaged in the practice of osteopathy, unless that person
6 Every person who contravenes this Act is guilty of an offence and liable on summary conviction to a fine of not more than fifteen thousand dollars for a first offence and not more than thirty thousand dollars for a second or subsequent offence.
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