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The Medical Amendment Act

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S.M. 2009, c. 11

Bill 13, 3rd Session, 39th Legislature

The Medical Amendment Act

(Assented to June 11, 2009)

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

C.C.S.M. c. M90 amended

1           The Medical Act is amended by this Act.

2           Section 1 is amended in the definition "associate member" by striking out "clinical assistant register referred to in clause 6(1)(b)" and substituting "educational register, clinical assistant register or physician assistant register".

3(1)        Clause 6(1)(b) is replaced with the following:

(b) the educational register, on which shall be registered the names of the individuals registered under subsection 11(1);

(b.1) the clinical assistant register, on which shall be registered the names of the individuals registered under subsection 11(2);

(b.2) the physician assistant register, on which shall be registered the names of the individuals registered under subsection 11(2.1);

3(2)        Clause 6(2)(d) is amended by striking out "or the clinical assistant register" and substituting ", the educational register, the clinical assistant register or the physician assistant register".

4(1)        Subsection 11(1) is amended

(a) by replacing the section heading with "Educational register";

(b) in the French version, by replacing clause (a) with the following:

a) sont titulaires d'un certificat de leur faculté attestant qu'elles suivent une formation en médecine leur permettant d'agir à titre d'étudiants du premier cycle en milieu clinique;

(c) by striking out "or" at the end of clause (a), adding "or" at the end of clause (b) and adding the following after clause (b):

(c) is certified by the faculty as a physician assistant student qualified to act as an undergraduate clinical student;

(d) in the part after clause (c), by striking out "Part 1 of the clinical assistant" and substituting "the educational".

4(2)        Subsection 11(2) is amended

(a) in the section heading, by striking out "— Part 2";

(b) by repealing clause (a); and

(c) in the part after clause (b), by striking out "Part 2 of".

4(3)        The following is added after subsection 11(2):

Physician assistant register

11(2.1)     Every individual who is a graduate of a physician assistant program approved by the council and meets any other requirements set out in the regulations is entitled, upon payment of the prescribed fee and providing evidence satisfactory to the registrar of his or her eligibility for registration, to be registered on the physician assistant register.

4(4)        Subsection 11(3) is amended by striking out "Part 1 or 2 of the clinical assistant register" and substituting "the educational register, the clinical assistant register or the physician assistant register".

5           Subsection 13(1) is amended in the part before clause (a) by striking out "the clinical assistant register" and substituting "the educational register, the clinical assistant register, the physician assistant register".

Coming into force

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