Second Session, 44th General Assembly
49 Elizabeth II, 2000
AN ACT TO AMEND THE
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HONOURABLE ROGER GRIMES
Minister of Health and Community Services
Ordered to be printed by the Honourable House of Assembly
This Bill would amend the Pharmaceutical Association Act, 1994 to provide for pharmacist participation in the prescription drug monitoring program established under the Medical Act.
The Bill would further indemnify a pharmacist who complies with a request for information under the program from liability for providing that information to the program.
AN ACT TO AMEND THE PHARMACEUTICAL ASSOCIATION ACT, 1994
1. S.34.1 Added
Be it enacted by the Lieutenant-Governor and House of Assembly in Legislative Session convened, as follows:
(2) The information requested under subsection (1) may include but is not limited to patient records, notes, accounts and other documents kept by the pharmacist.
(3) A pharmacist who fails to comply with a request under subsection (1) is guilty of professional misconduct.
(4) An action for damages does not lie against a pharmacist solely because the pharmacist provides the information requested of him or her under subsection (1).
(5) A pharmacist is not guilty of professional misconduct solely because the pharmacist provides the information requested of him or her under subsection (1).
ŠEarl G. Tucker, Queen's Printer