Hospital Education Assistance Act

Published: 2016-01-05

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Hospital Education Assistance Act


amended 1996, c. 26, s. 21; 2001, c. 49, s. 9size>

An Act to Provide Assistance for
Education Programs at Certain Hospitals

Short title
1 This Act may be cited as the Hospital Education Assistance Act. R.S., c. 205, s. 1.

2 In this Act,

(a) "Committee" means the Education Assistance Committeeestablished by the Education Assistance Act;

(b) "Hospital" means the Izaak Walton Killam Health Centre;

(c) "Minister" means the Minister of Education. R.S., c. 205, s. 2;1996, c. 26, s. 21; 2001, c. 49, s. 1.

Financial assistance
3 With the approval of the Governor in Council, the Minister mayprovide financial assistance to the Hospital in respect of expendituresmade by the Hospital for salaries and other costs and expenses incurred inthe operation of education programs. R.S., c. 205, s. 3.

Qualifications for assistance
4 To qualify for such assistance, the Hospital shall

(a) conduct education programs at appropriate levels consistentwith education programs available to children who have attainedfive years of age on the first day of October in the school year andare enrolled in the public schools of the Province;

(b) submit to the Committee on or before the thirtieth day ofSeptember in each year the proposed education program to beoffered in its fiscal year beginning on the first day of Januaryimmediately following the said thirtieth day of September andinclude in the statement

(i) a list of the names and qualifications and position ofteachers the Hospital proposes to employ,
(ii) a schedule listing the estimated number of childrenwho are expected to be enrolled in each of the programs, and

(iii) a statement of estimated expenditures of the Hospitalfor the program, such estimate to be in such form as isprescribed from time to time by the Minister; and

(c) in respect of its educational programs, submit a report andaudited statements of expenditures before the twenty-eighth day ofFebruary next following the end of its fiscal year. R.S., c. 205, s. 4.

5 The Governor in Council may make regulations

(a) for the management, administration and conduct ofeducation programs at the Hospital;

(b) prescribing the terms, conditions and amounts of financialassistance to be provided to the Hospital in respect of educationprograms;

(c) prescribing forms and information required in respect ofeducation programs;

(d) respecting any matter necessary or advisable to carry out theintent and purposes of this Act. R.S., c. 205, s. 5.

Regulations Act
6 The exercise by the Governor in Council of the authority set forthin Section 5 shall be regulations within the meaning of the RegulationsAct. R.S., c. 205, s. 6.