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Third Session, 47th General Assembly

63 Elizabeth II, 2014

BILL 7

AN ACT TO AMEND THE HEALTH PROFESSIONS ACT

Received and Read the First Time................................................................

Second Reading............................................................................................

Committee.....................................................................................................

Third Reading...............................................................................................

Royal Assent.................................................................................................

HONOURABLE SUSAN SULLIVAN

Minister of Health and Community Services

Ordered to be printed by the Honourable House of Assembly

 

EXPLANATORY NOTES

This Bill would amend the Health Professions Act to

·         clarify who may be elected chairperson of the Newfoundland and Labrador Council of Health Professionals; and

·         allow the secretary-treasurer to be elected from all members of the Newfoundland and Labrador Council of Health Professionals.

A BILL

AN ACT TO AMEND THE
HEALTH PROFESSIONS ACT

Analysis


        1.   S.8 Amdt.
Composition of council


Be it enacted by the Lieutenant-Governor and House of Assembly in Legislative Session convened, as follows:

SNL2010 cH-1.02 as amended

        1. (1) Paragraph 8(1)(a) of the Health Professions Act is repealed and the following substituted:

             (a)  the elected chairperson of each college established under this Act and one other member elected from and by each college in accordance with the council’s by-laws; and

             (2)  Subsection 8(3) of the Act is repealed and the following substituted:

             (3)  The council shall elect from among the elected members of the council a chairperson.

             (3)  Section 8 of the Act is amended by adding immediately after subsection (3) the following:

         (3.1)  The council shall elect from among the members of the council a secretary-treasurer.