BILL NO. 252
2nd Session, 63rd General Assembly
69 Elizabeth II, 2020
Private Member's Bill
Health Authorities Act
Cole Harbour–Eastern Passage
First Reading: March 9, 2020
This Bill requires the Nova Scotia Health Authority to allow the spouses of veterans in long-term care to become resident in the same facilities as their spouses.
An Act to Amend Chapter 32
of the Acts of 2014,
the Health Authorities Act,
Respecting Veterans Fairness
1 Chapter 32 of the Acts of 2014, the Health Authorities Act, is amended by adding immediately after Section 60 the following Section:
- 60A Where the provincial health authority operates or funds a facility for the purpose of providing long-term care to veterans, the spouse of a veteran who is resident in the facility shall be allowed to become resident in facility on the same basis as if that spouse were a veteran.
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