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Fifth Session, Thirty-Ninth Legislature

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Bill 205

THE REGIONAL HEALTH AUTHORITIES AMENDMENT ACT (MAMMOGRAPHY ACCREDITATION)


Explanatory Note

(Assented to                                         )

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

C.C.S.M. c. R34 amended

1           The Regional Health Authorities Act is amended by this Act.

2           The following is added after section 28:

Mammography unit accreditation

28.1        A regional health authority must ensure that a mammography unit is not used in its health region unless the unit is currently accredited by the Canadian Association of Radiologists or another accreditation body designated by regulation.

3            The following is added after clause 60(b):

(b.1) designating an accreditation body for the purpose of section 28.1;

Coming into force

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

Explanatory Note

This Bill amends The Regional Health Authorities Act to require every regional health authority to use mammography units that are currently accredited.

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