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S.M. 2005, c. 45

Bill 207, 3rd Session, 38th Legislature

The Medical Amendment Act

(Assented to June 16, 2005)

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

C.C.S.M. c. M90 amended


The Medical Act is amended by this Act.


The following is added after section 36:

Non-traditional therapies


Despite section 36 and Parts VIII to X, a member shall not be found guilty of professional misconduct or of incompetence solely on the basis that the member practises a therapy that is non-traditional or departs from the prevailing medical practice, unless it can be demonstrated that the therapy poses a greater risk to a patient's health or safety than the traditional or prevailing practice.

Coming into force


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