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Second Session, Thirty-Eighth Legislature

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Bill 43

THE PERSONAL HEALTH INFORMATION AMENDMENT ACT (SPIRITUAL HEALTH)


Explanatory Note

(Assented to                                         )

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

C.C.S.M. c. P33.5 amended

1           The Personal Health Information Act is amended by this Act.

2           Subsection 1(1) is amended

(a) in clause (a) of the definition "health care", by striking out "physical or mental condition" and substituting "health"; and

(b) by adding the following definition:

"health" means the condition of being sound in mind, body and spirit; (« santé »)

3           In the following provisions, "mental or physical health or the safety" is struck out and "health or safety" is substituted:

(a) clauses 11(1)(a) and 14(2)(b);

(b) subclauses 21(c)(i) and 22(2)(b)(i).

4(1)        Clause 23(2)(c) is amended by striking out "physical or mental condition" and "health" is substituted.

4(2)        Subsection 23(3) is amended by striking out "physical or mental".

Coming into force

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

Explanatory Note

This Bill amends The Personal Health Information Act to recognize the spiritual aspect of health.