BILL NO. 182
1st Session, 60th General Assembly
56 Elizabeth II, 2007
Private Member's Bill
Mental Healthcare Accessibility Act
First Reading: April 5, 2007
An Act to Require a Consultation Process
Respecting the Accessibility
of Mental Healthcare Services in Nova Scotia
Be it enacted by the Governor and Assembly as follows:
1 This Act may be cited as the Mental Healthcare Accessibility Act.
2 Subject to Section 3, the Government shall establish a process for consulting
(a) mental healthcare service-providers;
(b) community groups;
(c) mental healthcare consumers; and
(d) district health authorities
respecting accessibility to mental healthcare services in the Province and shall, within one year after the coming into force of this Act, develop a mental healthcare action plan for the Province.
3 The moneys required for the purpose of this Act shall be paid out of moneys appropriated for that purpose by the Legislature.
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