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S.M. 2009, c. 39
Bill 226, 3rd Session, 39th Legislature
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:
In each year, October 15 is to be known throughout Manitoba as "Pregnancy and Infant Loss Awareness Day".
This Act may be referred to as chapter P110 of the Continuing Consolidation of the Statutes of Manitoba.
This Act comes into force on the day it receives royal assent.