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The Pregnancy and Infant Loss Awareness Day Act
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This version is current as of May 19, 2017.
It has been in effect since October 8, 2009, when this Act came into force.
 

C.C.S.M. c. P110

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:

Pregnancy and Infant Loss Awareness Day

1           In each year, October 15 is to be known throughout Manitoba as "Pregnancy and Infant Loss Awareness Day".

C.C.S.M. reference

2           This Act may be referred to as chapter P110 of the Continuing Consolidation of the Statutes of Manitoba.

Coming into force

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