BILL 26

An Act to Amend the Medical Services Payment Act

Her Majesty, by and with the advice and consent of the Legislative Assembly of New Brunswick, enacts as follows:

1The Medical Services Payment Act, chapter M-7 of the Revised Statues, 1973, is amended by adding after section 9 the folowing:

9.1No action for damages or other proceeding shall be taken against any committee established under this Act or the regulations, or any member of such committee, with respect to anything done or purported to be done in good faith by the committee or as a member of the committee, or with respect to anything omitted to be done in good faith by the committee or as a member of the committee, under this Act or the regulations.

2Subsection 11(2) of the Act is amended by striking out "2(3)" and substituting "2.02(2)".

3Subsection 11.1(2.1) of the Act is amended by striking out "2(3)" and substituting "2.02(2)".

EXPLANATORY NOTES

Section 1

The new section 9.1 provides immunity from actions for damages or other proceedings for committees and for members of those committees for actions done or omitted to be done in good faith.

Sections 2 and 3

A referential error is corrected.

Chapter Outline Update

Section 1

Strike out

Immunity 7, 9

and substitute the following:

Immunity 7, 9, 9.1

Sections 2 and 3

No change required.

Endorse: Hon. Russell H. T. King


Last Modified: 12:00pm , December 22, 1997