4th Session, 41st Legislature
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THE EMERGENCY MEDICAL RESPONSE AND STRETCHER TRANSPORTATION AMENDMENT ACT
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(Assented to )
HER MAJESTY, by and with the advice and consent of the Legislative Assembly of Manitoba, enacts as follows:
The following is added after subsection 20(1):
The Northern Patient Transportation Program must include provisions providing for financial assistance to be given to one of the following persons who, in the authorized circumstances, meets the eligibility criteria for escorting the person being transported, as those circumstances and criteria are prescribed in the regulations under this Act:
(a) a parent, guardian or relative of the person being transported;
(b) any other person who provides support and assistance to the person being transported.
The minister must include in the annual report of their department made under section 67 of The Financial Administration Act a statement of the amount of financial assistance given under the program to non-medical escorts during the fiscal year covered by the report. The initial statement must also set out the amount of the support given in each of the immediately preceding five fiscal years.
This Act comes into force on the day it receives royal assent.