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. Healthy Menu Choices Act, 2015
  21. Home Care and Community Services Act, 1994
  22. Homemakers and Nurses Services Act
  23. Homes for Special Care Act
  24. Immunization of School Pupils Act
  25. Independent Health Facilities Act
  26. Katelyn Bedard Bone Marrow Awareness Month Act, 2010 
  27. Laboratory and Specimen Collection Centre Licensing Act
  28. Local Health System Integration Act, 2006
  29. Long-Term Care Homes Act, 2007
  30. Mental Health Act
  31. Ministry of Community and Social Services Act (only sections 11.1 and 12 respecting long-term care programs and services)
  32. Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care Act
  33. Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care Appeal & Review Boards Act, 1998
  34. Narcotics Safety and Awareness Act, 2010
  35. Nurse Practitioner Week Act, 2016
  36. Ontario Agency for Health Protection and Promotion Act, 2007
  37. Ontario Drug Benefit Act
  38. Ontario Medical Association Dues Act, 1991
  39. Ontario Mental Health Foundation Act
  40. PANDAS/PANS Awareness Day Act, 2016
  41. Patient Restraints Minimization Act, 2001
  42. Personal Health Information Protection Act, 2004
  43. Pregnancy and Infant Loss Awareness, Research and Care Act, 2015
  44. Private Hospitals Act
  45. Provincial Framework and Action Plan Concerning Emerging Vector-Borne Diseases Act, 2015
  46. Public Hospitals Act
  47. Quality of Care Information Protection Act, 2016
  48. Regulated Health Professions Act, 1991 and the following 26 health profession-specific statutes:
  49. Safeguarding our Communities Act (Patch for Patch Return Policy), 2015
  50. Skin Cancer Prevention Act (Tanning Beds), 2013
  51. Smoke-Free Ontario Act
  52. Terry Fox Day Act, 2015
  53. Trillium Gift of Life Network Act
  54. University Health Network Act, 1997
  55. University of Ottawa Heart Institute Act, 1999
  56. Voluntary Blood Donations Act, 2014

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