Legislation

Ministry Statutes

The Minister of Health and Long-Term Care is responsible for the administration of the following statutes:

  1. Alcoholism and Drug Addiction Research Foundation Act
  2. Ambulance Act
  3. Brain Tumour Awareness Month Act, 2001
  4. Broader Public Sector Accountability Act (in respect of sections 5, 6, 8, 14, 15, 17, 18 and 20)
  5. Cancer Act
  6. Chase McEachern Act (Heart Defibrillator Civil Liability), 2007
  7. Child, Youth and Family Services Act, 2017 (in respect of core mental health services for children and youth; and except in respect of section 151, 222-227, 333, paragraph 10 of section 344, paragraphs 14-20 of subsection 346(1), paragraph 1 of section 349)
  8. Commitment to the Future of Medicare Act, 2004
  9. Connecting Care Act, 2019 (not yet in force)
  10. Drug and Pharmacies Regulation Act
  11. Drug Interchangeability and Dispensing Fee Act
  12. Excellent Care for All Act, 2010
  13. First Responders Day Act, 2013 (responsibility for which is shared with the Solicitor General)
  14. Fluoridation Act
  15. Healing Arts Radiation Protection Act
  16. Health Care Consent Act, 1996
  17. Health Facilities Special Orders Act
  18. Health Insurance Act
  19. Health Protection and Promotion Act (except the powers, duties, function and responsibilities under section 7 as it relates to the Healthy Babies, Healthy Children program as described in the standards published under section 7; and any other provision of the Act as it relates to the administration of section 7 respecting that program)
  20. Health Sector Payment Transparency Act, 2017
  21. Healthy Menu Choices Act, 2015
  22. Home Care and Community Services Act, 1994
  23. Homemakers and Nurses Services Act
  24. Homes for Special Care Act
  25. Immunization of School Pupils Act
  26. Independent Health Facilities Act
  27. Katelyn Bedard Bone Marrow Awareness Month Act, 2010
  28. Laboratory and Specimen Collection Centre Licensing Act
  29. Local Health System Integration Act, 2006
  30. Long-Term Care Homes Act, 2007
  31. Lung Health Act, 2017
  32. Mandatory Blood Testing Act, 2006
  33. Mental Health Act
  34. Ministry of Community and Social Services Act (in respect of core mental health services for children and youth and sections 11.1 and 12 Long-Term Care Programs and Services)
  35. Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care Act
  36. Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care Appeal & Review Boards Act, 1998
  37. Narcotics Safety and Awareness Act, 2010
  38. Nurse Practitioner Week Act, 2016
  39. Ontario Agency for Health Protection and Promotion Act, 2007
  40. Ontario Drug Benefit Act
  41. Ontario Medical Association Dues Act, 1991
  42. Ontario Mental Health Foundation Act
  43. Oversight of Health Facilities and Devices, 2017 (not yet in force)
  44. PANDAS/PANS Awareness Day Act, 2016
  45. Patient Restraints Minimization Act, 2001
  46. Personal Health Information Protection Act, 2004
  47. Pregnancy and Infant Loss Awareness, Research and Care Act, 2015
  48. Private Hospitals Act
  49. Provincial Framework and Action Plan Concerning Emerging Vector-Borne Diseases Act, 2015
  50. Public Hospitals Act
  51. Quality of Care Information Protection Act, 2016
  52. Regulated Health Professions Act, 1991 and the following 27 health profession-specific statutes:
  53. Safeguarding our Communities Act (Patch for Patch Return Policy), 2015
  54. Skin Cancer Prevention Act (Tanning Beds), 2013
  55. Smoke-Free Ontario Act, 2017 
  56. Terry Fox Day Act, 2015
  57. Trillium Gift of Life Network Act
  58. University Health Network Act, 1997
  59. University of Ottawa Heart Institute Act, 1999
  60. Voluntary Blood Donations Act, 2014

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