BILL NO. 171
1st Session, 60th General Assembly
56 Elizabeth II, 2007
Private Member's Bill
Palliative Care Strategy Act
David A. Wilson
First Reading: March 30, 2007
An Act to Require the Development
and Implementation of a
Palliative Care Strategy for Nova Scotia
Be it enacted by the Governor and Assembly as follows:
1 This Act may be cited as the Palliative Care Strategy Act.
Subject to Section 3, the Government shall, in consultation with
(a) district health authorities;
(b) healthcare workers;
(c) the Nova Scotia Hospice Palliative Care Association; and
(d) other stakeholders identified by the Minister of Health,
develop and implement a palliative care strategy for the Province by April 1, 2008.
3 The moneys required for the purpose of this Act shall
be paid from moneys appropriated for that purpose by the Legislature.
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