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Statutes of Newfoundland 1995




(Assented to December 21, 1995)


1. S.2 Amdt.

2. S.3 Amdt.
Application of Act

3. S.20 Amdt.

4. Ss. 22 to 27 Rep.
22. Regional hospital
23. Membership of
regional board

24. Appointment of members
25. Nomination by minister
26. Powers and duties of regional board
27. Application of certain sections

5. Commencement

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

RSN 1990 cH-9 as amended

1. (1) Paragraphs 2(a), (c), (d) and (p) of the Hospitals Act are repealed.

(2) Paragraph 2(q) of the Act is amended by deleting the words "a hospital" and by substituting the phrase "a facility or institution".

2. (1) Subsections 3(1) and (2) of the Act are repealed and the following substituted:

Application of Act

3. (1) This Act applies to and in respect of scheduled hospitals.

(2) The Lieutenant-Governor in Council may, by order, amend the Schedule

(a) by removing from it a facility or institution referred to in it, after consultation between the minister and the appropriate authority; or

(b) by adding a facility or institution to it.

(2) Paragraph 3(3)(b) of the Act is amended by deleting the word "hospital" and substituting the words "facility or institution".

(3) Subsection 3(4) of the Act is amended by deleting the word "hospital" where it appears the first time and substituting the word "facility" and inserting immediately before the word "hospital" the second time it appears the word "scheduled".

3. (1) Subsection 20(1) of the Act is amended by deleting the word "and" at the end of paragraph (e), by deleting the comma at the end of paragraph (f) and substituting a semi-colon and the word "and" and by adding the following immediately after paragraph (f):

(g) providing for the terms and conditions under which the management and operation of a scheduled hospital are to be carried out,

(2) Subsection 20(1) of the Act is further amended by adding immediately after the phrase "paragraphs (a) to (e)" the words and paragraph reference "and (g)".

4. Sections 22 to 27 of the Act are repealed.


5. Sections 1, 2 and 3 are considered to have come into force on April 1, 1995.

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