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The Human Tissue Amendment Act

S.M. 1989-90, c. 28

Bill 39, 2nd Session, 34th Legislature

The Human Tissue Amendment Act

(Assented to March 8, 1990)

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

C.C.S.M. c. H180 amended

1           The Human Tissue Act is amended by this Act.

Section 1 amended

2           Section 1 is amended by adding the following definition in alphabetical order within the section:

"spouse" means a person of the opposite sex,

(a) to whom the person is married; or

(b) with whom the person is living or, immediately before the person's death, was living in a conjugal relationship outside marriage, if the two persons,

(i) have cohabited for at least one year, or

(ii) are together the parents of a child. («conjoint»)

Coming into force

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