Fourth Session, Thirty-Ninth Legislature
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THE PROTECTION FOR PERSONS IN CARE AMENDMENT ACT
(Assented to )
HER MAJESTY, by and with the advice and consent of the Legislative Assembly of Manitoba, enacts as follows:
1 The Protection for Persons in Care Act is amended by this Act.
2 The definition "patient" in section 1 is replaced with the following:
"patient" means an adult who
(a) is a resident or an in-patient in a health facility or is receiving respite care in such a facility,
(b) is receiving services in a geriatric day hospital that is managed by a hospital designated by regulation under The Health Services Insurance Act,
(c) is receiving services in an emergency department or urgent care centre of a health facility, or
(d) is receiving any other services provided by a health facility that are specified in the regulations,
3 Section 13 is amended by adding the following after clause (a):
(a.1) specifying services for the purpose of clause (d) of the definition "patient" in section 1;
(a.2) defining any word or phrase used but not defined in this Act;
4 This Act comes into force on September 30, 2010.