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The Regional Health Authorities Amendment Act (Mammography Accreditation)

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S.M. 2011, c. 45

Bill 205, 5th Session, 39th Legislature

The Regional Health Authorities Amendment Act (Mammography Accreditation)

(Assented to June 16, 2011)

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, health corporation or health care organization must ensure that a mammography unit is not used in any facility owned or operated by the regional health authority, health corporation or health care organization 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 March 31, 2012.