BILL 27

An Act to Amend the Hospital Services Act

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

1The Hospital Services Act, chapter H-9 of the Revised Statutes, 1973, is amended by adding after section 5.1 the following:

5.2No action for damages or other proceeding shall be taken against any committee established under this Act or the regulations or the Medical Services Payment Act or the regulations under that Act, 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 such committee, or with respect to anything omitted to be done in good faith by the committee or as a member of such committee, under this Act or the regulations.

EXPLANATORY NOTE

Section 1

The new section 5.2 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.

Chapter Outline Update

Section 1

Add after section 5.1 the following:

Immunity of committees 5.2

Endorse: Hon. Russell H. T. King


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