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AR 14/2009 MENTAL HEALTH ACT REVIEW PANEL REGULATION

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ALBERTA REGULATION 14/2009

Mental Health Act

MENTAL HEALTH ACT REVIEW PANEL REGULATION

Definition

1   In this Regulation, “Act” means the Mental Health Act.


Review panel report

2   As soon as possible after the end of each year, a review panel must prepare and submit to the Minister a report summarizing its activities in that year, including the following:

                                 (a)    the number of hearings requested;

                                 (b)    the number of hearings cancelled and the reasons why the hearings were cancelled;

                                 (c)    the number of hearings held before the review panel;

                                 (d)    the number of each type of hearing held before the review panel;

                                 (e)    the place where hearings before the review panel were held;

                                  (f)    the results of each hearing before the review panel;

                                 (g)    the total number of days on which hearings before the review panel were held;

                                 (h)    the number of times a second psychiatric opinion was requested in hearings held before the review panel.

Remuneration and expenses

3   A member of a review panel may be paid

                                 (a)    travel and living expenses in accordance with the Public Service Subsistence, Travel and Moving Expenses Regulation under the Public Service Act,

                                 (b)    if the member is referred to in section 34(4)(a) or (b) of the Act, remuneration of $790 for up to and including 4 hours in any day and $197 for each additional hour or part of an hour in the day spent on the business of the review panel,

                                 (c)    if the member is referred to in section 34(4)(c) of the Act, remuneration of $525 for up to and including 4 hours in any day and $131 for each additional hour or part of an hour in the day spent on the business of the review panel, and

                                 (d)    if the member is referred to in section 34(4)(d) of the Act, remuneration in accordance with section 1 of Part A of Schedule 1 to the Committee Remuneration Order (O.C. 466/2007).

Consequential

4(1)  The Mental Health Act Forms and Review Panels Regulation (AR 136/2004) is amended by this section.

(2)  The title is amended by striking out AND REVIEW PANELS”.

(3)  Section 16 is repealed.