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2nd Session, 40th Legislature

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Bill 28

THE HEALTH SERVICES INSURANCE AMENDMENT AND HOSPITALS AMENDMENT ACT (ADMITTING PRIVILEGES)


  Bilingual version (PDF) Explanatory Note

(Assented to                                         )

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

PART 1

THE HEALTH SERVICES INSURANCE ACT

C.C.S.M. c. H35 amended

1           The Health Services Insurance Act is amended by this Part.

2           The definition "in-patient" in subsection 2(1) is amended by

(a) adding "or a registered nurse (extended practice)," after "practitioner"; and

(b) adding "or a midwife" after "dentist".

3           Clause 113(1)(r) is amended by adding "or midwives" after "dentists".

PART 2

THE HOSPITALS ACT

C.C.S.M. c. H120 amended

4           The Hospitals Act is amended by this Part.

5           The definition "in-patient" in section 1 is amended by

(a) adding "or a registered nurse (extended practice)," after "practitioner"; and

(b) adding "or a midwife" after "dentist".

6           Clause 29(1)(y) is amended by adding "or midwives" after "dentists".

PART 3

COMING INTO FORCE

Coming into force

7           This Act comes into force on a day to be fixed by proclamation.

Explanatory Note

This Bill amends The Health Services Insurance Act and The Hospitals Act to allow hospitals to grant admitting privileges to nurse practitioners and midwives.