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Revised Statutes of Newfoundland 1990


CHAPTER P-23

AN ACT RESPECTING ALLOWANCES FOR PEOPLE IN PRIVATE HOMES FOR SPECIAL CARE

Analysis

1. Short title

2. Definitions

3. Function of director

4. Grant of allowances

5. Regulations


Short title

1. This Act may be cited as the Private Homes for Special Care Allowances Act.

1973 No57 s1

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Definitions

2. In this Act

(a) "director" means the Director of Homes for Special Care appointed in the Department of Social Services;

(b) "minister" means the Minister of Social Services; and

(c) "private home for special care" means

(i) a home for special care operated by a church or an inter-faith group, or

(ii) a welfare institution as defined by the Welfare Institutions Licensing Act and licensed under this Act.

1973 No57 s2; 1979 c49 Sch C

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Function of director

3. The minister may prescribe the functions and duties for the director with respect to this Act and the regulations.

1973 No57 s4

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Grant of allowances

4. The director may grant allowances out of funds appropriated by the Legislature for that purpose to or on behalf of persons in a private home for special care who are unable to pay in whole or in part for their maintenance.

1973 No57 s5

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Regulations

5. (1) The Lieutenant-Governor in Council may make regulations

(a) governing the manner of appl