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Third Session, Thirty-Ninth Legislature

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Bill 226

THE PREGNANCY AND INFANT LOSS AWARENESS DAY ACT


Table of Contents Explanatory Note

(Assented to                                         )

WHEREAS many Manitoba parents and families have suffered a miscarriage, a stillbirth or the death of an infant during delivery or shortly after birth;

AND WHEREAS those parents and families deserve and require support and understanding during their time of grief;

AND WHEREAS promoting awareness of the challenges faced by those parents and families is a positive means of establishing support and understanding;

THEREFORE HER MAJESTY, by and with the advice and consent of the Legislative Assembly of Manitoba, enacts as follows:

Pregnancy and Infant Loss Awareness Day

1           In each year, October 15 is to be known throughout Manitoba as "Pregnancy and Infant Loss Awareness Day".

C.C.S.M. reference

2           This Act may be referred to as chapter P110 of the Continuing Consolidation of the Statutes of Manitoba.

Coming into force

3           This Act comes into force on the day it receives royal assent.

Explanatory Note

This Bill proclaims October 15 in each year as "Pregnancy and Infant Loss Awareness Day".