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S.M. 2009, c. 39
Bill 226, 3rd Session, 39th Legislature
The Pregnancy and Infant Loss Awareness Day Act
(Assented to October 8, 2009)
WHEREAS many Manitoba parents and families have suffered a miscarriage, a stillbirth or the death of an infant during delivery or shortly after birth;
AND WHEREAS those parents and families deserve and require support and understanding during their time of grief;
AND WHEREAS promoting awareness of the challenges faced by those parents and families is a positive means of establishing support and understanding;
THEREFORE HER MAJESTY, by and with the advice and consent of the Legislative Assembly of Manitoba, enacts as follows:
1 In each year, October 15 is to be known throughout Manitoba as "Pregnancy and Infant Loss Awareness Day".
2 This Act may be referred to as chapter P110 of the Continuing Consolidation of the Statutes of Manitoba.
3 This Act comes into force on the day it receives royal assent.