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 (except in respect of sections 1-4, 7, 7.1-7.20, 9-13.2,16,19 and 21-23)
  5. Cancer Act
  6. Chase McEachern Act (Heart Defibrillator Civil Liability), 2007
  7. Commitment to the Future of Medicare Act, 2004
  8. Community Care Access Corporations Act, 2001
  9. Drug and Pharmacies Regulation Act
  10. Drug Interchangeability and Dispensing Fee Act
  11. Electronic Cigarettes Act, 2015(some of provisions not yet in force).
  12. Excellent Care for All Act, 2010
  13. First Responders Day Act, 2013 (co-administered by the Ministry of Community Safety and Correctional Services)
  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 section 7 in so far as it relates to the Healthy Babies, Healthy Children program as described in the guidelines published under section 7)
  20. Health Sector Payment Transparency Act, 2017 (not yet in force)
  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 (comes into force June 14, 2018)
  32. Mental Health Act
  33. Ministry of Community and Social Services Act (only sections 11.1 and 12 respecting long-term care programs and services)
  34. Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care Act
  35. Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care Appeal & Review Boards Act, 1998
  36. Narcotics Safety and Awareness Act, 2010
  37. Nurse Practitioner Week Act, 2016
  38. Ontario Agency for Health Protection and Promotion Act, 2007
  39. Ontario Drug Benefit Act
  40. Ontario Medical Association Dues Act, 1991
  41. Ontario Mental Health Foundation Act
  42. Oversight of Health Facilities and Devices, 2017 (not yet in force)
  43. PANDAS/PANS Awareness Day Act, 2016
  44. Patient Restraints Minimization Act, 2001
  45. Personal Health Information Protection Act, 2004
  46. Pregnancy and Infant Loss Awareness, Research and Care Act, 2015
  47. Private Hospitals Act
  48. Provincial Framework and Action Plan Concerning Emerging Vector-Borne Diseases Act, 2015
  49. Public Hospitals Act
  50. Quality of Care Information Protection Act, 2016
  51. Regulated Health Professions Act, 1991 and the following 26 health profession-specific statutes:
  52. Safeguarding our Communities Act (Patch for Patch Return Policy), 2015
  53. Skin Cancer Prevention Act (Tanning Beds), 2013
  54. Smoke-Free Ontario Act
  55. Smoke-Free Ontario Act, 2017 (not yet in force)
  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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