O.C. 247/2020

A.R. 148/2020

July 29, 2020


            The Lieutenant Governor in Council makes the Health Care Protection Amendment Regulation set out in the attached Appendix.

For Information only

Recommended by:          Minister of Health

Authority:                             Health Care Protection Act
                                                (section 25)


 

APPENDIX

Health Care Protection Act

HEALTH CARE PROTECTION
AMENDMENT REGULATION

1(1)  The Health Care Protection Regulation (AR 208/2000) is amended by this section.

(2)  The title is repealed and the following is substituted:

HEALTH FACILITIES REGULATION

(3)  Section 1(1)(a) is amended by striking outCare Protectionand substitutingFacilities”.

(4)  Sections 2(2) and 3(2) are amended by striking outMedical Profession Actand substitutingHealth Professions Act”.

(5)  Section 12 is amended

                                 (a)    in subsection (1) by striking out “by order” and substituting “in writing”;

                                 (b)    in subsection (2) by striking out “order” wherever it occurs and substituting “amendment”;

                                 (c)    in subsection (3) by striking out “order” and substituting “amendment”;

                                 (d)    by adding the following after subsection (3):

(4)  Any action taken by the Minister under subsection (1), with respect to a designation made under section 15(1) of the Act, or under subsection (3) must be taken by order.

(6)  Section 13 is amended

                                 (a)    in subsection (1) by striking out “an order” and substituting “an action taken in writing”;

                                 (b)    in subsection (2) by striking out “an order” and substituting “an action taken in writing”;

                                 (c)    in subsection (3)

                                           (i)    by striking out “makes an order” and substituting “takes an action in writing”;

                                          (ii)    by striking out “the order” and substituting “the action”;

                                 (d)    by adding the following after subsection (3):

(4)  Where the Minister is required to take an action referred to in section 12(1) or (3) of this Regulation or section 18(4), (5) or (6) of the Act by order, the giving of notice under subsections (2) and (3) refers to the giving of notice of the order by which the Minister takes that action.

(7)  Section 14 is amended

                                 (a)    by striking out “makes an order” and substituting “takes an action in writing”;

                                 (b)    by striking out “or an order” and substituting “or”;

                                 (c)    by striking out “section 18” and substituting “section 18(4), (5) or (6)”;

                                 (d)    by striking out “the order” and substituting “the document by which the Minister takes that action”.

(8)  The following provisions are amended by striking out “designated surgical facility” wherever it occurs and substituting “chartered surgical facility”:

section 6(1)(b);
section 7(2)(b);
section 8(1) and (2);
section 9(1) and (3);
section 11(1) and (2);
section 15(1)(a) and (b);
section 17(2) and (3);
section 18(3).

2(1)  The Operation of Approved Hospitals Regulation (AR 247/90) is amended by this section.

(2)  Section 15.1(1) and (3) are amended by striking outCare Protectionand substitutingFacilities”.

3(1)  The Workers’ Compensation Regulation (AR 325/2002) is amended by this section.

(2)  Schedule A is amended by striking out “section 29(n) of the Health Care Protection Actand substituting “section 0.1(m) of the Health Facilities Act”.

4(1)  The Designation and Transfer of Responsibility Regulation (AR 44/2019) is amended by this section.

(2)  Section 11(1)(k) is amended by striking outCare Protectionand substitutingFacilities”.

5(1)  The Alberta Health Care Insurance Regulation (AR 76/2006) is amended by this section.

(2)  Section 12(2)(e) is amended by striking outCare Protectionand substitutingFacilities”.

6   This Regulation has effect on the coming into force of section 2 of the Health Statutes Amendment Act, 2020.