S-5 - Act respecting health services and social services for Cree Native persons

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1. In this Act and the regulations, unless the context indicates a different meaning, the following expressions and words mean:
(a)  institution : a local community service centre, a hospital centre, a social service centre or a reception centre;
(b)  public institution : an institution contemplated in sections 10 and 11;
(c)  private institution : an institution contemplated in sections 12 and 13;
(d)  private institution under agreement : any private institution which has made an agreement contemplated in section 177 with the Minister;
(e)  institution affiliated with a university : an institution which has made a contract contemplated in section 125 with a university;
(f)  regional council : a health and social service council established under this Act;
(g)  local community service centre : facilities other than a professional’s private consulting office in which sanitary and social preventive and action services are ensured to the community, in particular by receiving or visiting persons who require current health services or social services for themselves or their families, by rendering such services to them, counselling them or, if necessary, by referring them to the institutions most capable of assisting them, and in which public health activities are carried out in accordance with the provisions of the Public Health Act (chapter S-2.2);
(h)  hospital centre : facilities to which persons are admitted for preventive purposes, medical diagnosis, medical treatment, physical or mental rehabilitation, excluding however a professional’s private consulting office and an infirmary where a religious or educational institution receives its staff or students;
(i)  (subparagraph repealed);
(j)  social service centre : facilities in which social action services are provided by receiving or visiting persons who require specialized social services for themselves or their families and by offering to persons facing social difficulties the aid necessary to assist them, especially by making available to them services for prevention, consultation, psycho-social or rehabilitation treatment, adoption and placement of children or aged persons, excluding however a professional’s private consulting office;
(k)  reception centre : facilities where in-patient, out-patient or home-care services are offered for the lodging, maintenance, keeping under observation, treatment or social rehabilitation, as the case may be, of persons whose condition, by reason of their age or their physical, personality, psycho-social or family deficiencies, is such that they must be treated, kept in protected residence or, if need be, placed under confinement, or treated at home, including nurseries, but excepting childcare providers within the meaning of the Educational Childcare Act (chapter S-4.1.1), foster families, vacation camps and other similar facilities and facilities maintained by a religious institution to receive its members or followers;
(l)  professional’s private consulting office : a place, elsewhere than in an institution, where one or more physicians, dentists or other professionals, alone or as a group, regularly practise their profession privately, on their own account;
(m)  Minister : the Minister of Health and Social Services;
(n)  regulation : any regulation made under this Act by the Government;
(o)  foster family : a family which takes charge of one or several adults or children, to a maximum number of nine, who are entrusted to it through a social service centre, or a family which has been assessed by a social service centre after being entrusted, under the Youth Protection Act (chapter P-34.1) and for a specified time, with a child designated by name, which family may then be designated as a “kinship foster family” or “customary care foster family”;
(p)  beneficiary : every person to whom health services or social services are furnished by an institution or foster family;
(q)  user : every person who holds a card or is entered on a register showing that a local community service centre or a social service centre has furnished services to him within the last two years, excepting, however, any person holding an employment or practising his profession in such a centre and any person being a member of a non-profit legal person that maintains a social service centre;
(r)  (subparagraph repealed).
For the purposes of this Act, a person being the holder of a college or university diploma who occupies a position with the institution characteristic of the field of such diploma and directly connected with health services, social services, research or teaching, and a person who carries on the professional activities of a nurse or a nursing assistant for the institution are members of the clinical staff of the institution.
Except in the regions contemplated in Divisions III and IV of this Act, a physician, a dentist or a pharmacist is not a member of the clinical staff of an institution where a council of physicians, dentists and pharmacists is constituted in the institution.
However, physicians and dentists, other than those holding administrative posts at the institution, are not members of the staff.
1971, c. 48, s. 1; 1974, c. 42, s. 1; 1977, c. 5, s. 14; 1977, c. 48, s. 1; 1979, c. 85, s. 82; 1981, c. 22, s. 40; 1984, c. 47, s. 208; 1985, c. 23, s. 24; 1986, c. 57, s. 6; 1992, c. 21, s. 375; 1997, c. 58, s. 177; 1997, c. 43, s. 741; 1997, c. 75, s. 51; 1999, c. 40, s. 270; 2002, c. 38, s. 1; 2005, c. 47, s. 145; 2017, c. 182017, c. 18, s. 99.
1. In this Act and the regulations, unless the context indicates a different meaning, the following expressions and words mean:
(a)  institution : a local community service centre, a hospital centre, a social service centre or a reception centre;
(b)  public institution : an institution contemplated in sections 10 and 11;
(c)  private institution : an institution contemplated in sections 12 and 13;
(d)  private institution under agreement : any private institution which has made an agreement contemplated in section 177 with the Minister;
(e)  institution affiliated with a university : an institution which has made a contract contemplated in section 125 with a university;
(f)  regional council : a health and social service council established under this Act;
(g)  local community service centre : facilities other than a professional’s private consulting office in which sanitary and social preventive and action services are ensured to the community, in particular by receiving or visiting persons who require current health services or social services for themselves or their families, by rendering such services to them, counselling them or, if necessary, by referring them to the institutions most capable of assisting them, and in which public health activities are carried out in accordance with the provisions of the Public Health Act (chapter S-2.2);
(h)  hospital centre : facilities to which persons are admitted for preventive purposes, medical diagnosis, medical treatment, physical or mental rehabilitation, excluding however a professional’s private consulting office and an infirmary where a religious or educational institution receives its staff or students;
(i)  (subparagraph repealed);
(j)  social service centre : facilities in which social action services are provided by receiving or visiting persons who require specialized social services for themselves or their families and by offering to persons facing social difficulties the aid necessary to assist them, especially by making available to them services for prevention, consultation, psycho-social or rehabilitation treatment, adoption and placement of children or aged persons, excluding however a professional’s private consulting office;
(k)  reception centre : facilities where in-patient, out-patient or home-care services are offered for the lodging, maintenance, keeping under observation, treatment or social rehabilitation, as the case may be, of persons whose condition, by reason of their age or their physical, personality, psycho-social or family deficiencies, is such that they must be treated, kept in protected residence or, if need be, placed under confinement, or treated at home, including nurseries, but excepting childcare providers within the meaning of the Educational Childcare Act (chapter S-4.1.1), foster families, vacation camps and other similar facilities and facilities maintained by a religious institution to receive its members or followers;
(l)  professional’s private consulting office : a place, elsewhere than in an institution, where one or more physicians, dentists or other professionals, alone or as a group, regularly practise their profession privately, on their own account;
(m)  Minister : the Minister of Health and Social Services;
(n)  regulation : any regulation made under this Act by the Government;
(o)  foster family : a family which takes charge of one or several adults or children, to a maximum number of nine, who are entrusted to it through a social service centre;
(p)  beneficiary : every person to whom health services or social services are furnished by an institution or foster family;
(q)  user : every person who holds a card or is entered on a register showing that a local community service centre or a social service centre has furnished services to him within the last two years, excepting, however, any person holding an employment or practising his profession in such a centre and any person being a member of a non-profit legal person that maintains a social service centre;
(r)  (subparagraph repealed).
For the purposes of this Act, a person being the holder of a college or university diploma who occupies a position with the institution characteristic of the field of such diploma and directly connected with health services, social services, research or teaching, and a person who carries on the professional activities of a nurse or a nursing assistant for the institution are members of the clinical staff of the institution.
Except in the regions contemplated in Divisions III and IV of this Act, a physician, a dentist or a pharmacist is not a member of the clinical staff of an institution where a council of physicians, dentists and pharmacists is constituted in the institution.
However, physicians and dentists, other than those holding administrative posts at the institution, are not members of the staff.
1971, c. 48, s. 1; 1974, c. 42, s. 1; 1977, c. 5, s. 14; 1977, c. 48, s. 1; 1979, c. 85, s. 82; 1981, c. 22, s. 40; 1984, c. 47, s. 208; 1985, c. 23, s. 24; 1986, c. 57, s. 6; 1992, c. 21, s. 375; 1997, c. 58, s. 177; 1997, c. 43, s. 741; 1997, c. 75, s. 51; 1999, c. 40, s. 270; 2002, c. 38, s. 1; 2005, c. 47, s. 145.
1. In this Act and the regulations, unless the context indicates a different meaning, the following expressions and words mean:
(a)  institution : a local community service centre, a hospital centre, a social service centre or a reception centre;
(b)  public institution : an institution contemplated in sections 10 and 11;
(c)  private institution : an institution contemplated in sections 12 and 13;
(d)  private institution under agreement : any private institution which has made an agreement contemplated in section 177 with the Minister;
(e)  institution affiliated with a university : an institution which has made a contract contemplated in section 125 with a university;
(f)  regional council : a health and social service council established under this Act;
(g)  local community service centre : facilities other than a professional’s private consulting office in which sanitary and social preventive and action services are ensured to the community, in particular by receiving or visiting persons who require current health services or social services for themselves or their families, by rendering such services to them, counselling them or, if necessary, by referring them to the institutions most capable of assisting them, and in which public health activities are carried out in accordance with the provisions of the Public Health Act (chapter S-2.2);
(h)  hospital centre : facilities to which persons are admitted for preventive purposes, medical diagnosis, medical treatment, physical or mental rehabilitation, excluding however a professional’s private consulting office and an infirmary where a religious or educational institution receives its staff or students;
(i)  (subparagraph repealed);
(j)  social service centre : facilities in which social action services are provided by receiving or visiting persons who require specialized social services for themselves or their families and by offering to persons facing social difficulties the aid necessary to assist them, especially by making available to them services for prevention, consultation, psycho-social or rehabilitation treatment, adoption and placement of children or aged persons, excluding however a professional’s private consulting office;
(k)  reception centre : facilities where in-patient, out-patient or home-care services are offered for the lodging, maintenance, keeping under observation, treatment or social rehabilitation, as the case may be, of persons whose condition, by reason of their age or their physical, personality, psycho-social or family deficiencies, is such that they must be treated, kept in protected residence or, if need be, placed under confinement, or treated at home, including nurseries, but excepting day care establishments contemplated in the Act respecting childcare centres and childcare services (chapter C-8.2), foster families, vacation camps and other similar facilities and facilities maintained by a religious institution to receive its members or followers;
(l)  professional’s private consulting office : a place, elsewhere than in an institution, where one or more physicians, dentists or other professionals, alone or as a group, regularly practise their profession privately, on their own account;
(m)  Minister : the Minister of Health and Social Services;
(n)  regulation : any regulation made under this Act by the Government;
(o)  foster family : a family which takes charge of one or several adults or children, to a maximum number of nine, who are entrusted to it through a social service centre;
(p)  beneficiary : every person to whom health services or social services are furnished by an institution or foster family;
(q)  user : every person who holds a card or is entered on a register showing that a local community service centre or a social service centre has furnished services to him within the last two years, excepting, however, any person holding an employment or practising his profession in such a centre and any person being a member of a non-profit legal person that maintains a social service centre;
(r)  (subparagraph repealed).
For the purposes of this Act, a person being the holder of a college or university diploma who occupies a position with the institution characteristic of the field of such diploma and directly connected with health services, social services, research or teaching, and a person who carries on the professional activities of a nurse or a nursing assistant for the institution are members of the clinical staff of the institution.
Except in the regions contemplated in Divisions III and IV of this Act, a physician, a dentist or a pharmacist is not a member of the clinical staff of an institution where a council of physicians, dentists and pharmacists is constituted in the institution.
However, physicians and dentists, other than those holding administrative posts at the institution, are not members of the staff.
1971, c. 48, s. 1; 1974, c. 42, s. 1; 1977, c. 5, s. 14; 1977, c. 48, s. 1; 1979, c. 85, s. 82; 1981, c. 22, s. 40; 1984, c. 47, s. 208; 1985, c. 23, s. 24; 1986, c. 57, s. 6; 1992, c. 21, s. 375; 1997, c. 58, s. 177; 1997, c. 43, s. 741; 1997, c. 75, s. 51; 1999, c. 40, s. 270; 2002, c. 38, s. 1.
1. In this Act and the regulations, unless the context indicates a different meaning, the following expressions and words mean:
(a)  institution : a local community service centre, a hospital centre, a social service centre or a reception centre;
(b)  public institution : an institution contemplated in sections 10 and 11;
(c)  private institution : an institution contemplated in sections 12 and 13;
(d)  private institution under agreement : any private institution which has made an agreement contemplated in section 177 with the Minister;
(e)  institution affiliated with a university : an institution which has made a contract contemplated in section 125 with a university;
(f)  regional council : a health and social service council established under this Act;
(g)  local community service centre : facilities other than a professional’s private consulting office in which sanitary and social preventive and action services are ensured to the community, in particular by receiving or visiting persons who require current health services or social services for themselves or their families, by rendering such services to them, counselling them or, if necessary, by referring them to the institutions most capable of assisting them;
(h)  hospital centre : facilities to which persons are admitted for preventive purposes, medical diagnosis, medical treatment, physical or mental rehabilitation, excluding however a professional’s private consulting office and an infirmary where a religious or educational institution receives its staff or students;
(i)  (subparagraph repealed);
(j)  social service centre : facilities in which social action services are provided by receiving or visiting persons who require specialized social services for themselves or their families and by offering to persons facing social difficulties the aid necessary to assist them, especially by making available to them services for prevention, consultation, psycho-social or rehabilitation treatment, adoption and placement of children or aged persons, excluding however a professional’s private consulting office;
(k)  reception centre : facilities where in-patient, out-patient or home-care services are offered for the lodging, maintenance, keeping under observation, treatment or social rehabilitation, as the case may be, of persons whose condition, by reason of their age or their physical, personality, psycho-social or family deficiencies, is such that they must be treated, kept in protected residence or, if need be, placed under confinement, or treated at home, including nurseries, but excepting day care establishments contemplated in the Act respecting childcare centres and childcare services (chapter C-8.2), foster families, vacation camps and other similar facilities and facilities maintained by a religious institution to receive its members or followers;
(l)  professional’s private consulting office : a place, elsewhere than in an institution, where one or more physicians, dentists or other professionals, alone or as a group, regularly practise their profession privately, on their own account;
(m)  Minister : the Minister of Health and Social Services;
(n)  regulation : any regulation made under this Act by the Government;
(o)  foster family : a family which takes charge of one or several adults or children, to a maximum number of nine, who are entrusted to it through a social service centre;
(p)  beneficiary : every person to whom health services or social services are furnished by an institution or foster family;
(q)  user : every person who holds a card or is entered on a register showing that a local community service centre or a social service centre has furnished services to him within the last two years, excepting, however, any person holding an employment or practising his profession in such a centre and any person being a member of a non-profit legal person that maintains a social service centre;
(r)  (subparagraph repealed).
For the purposes of this Act, a person being the holder of a college or university diploma who occupies a position with the institution characteristic of the field of such diploma and directly connected with health services, social services, research or teaching, and a person who carries on the professional activities of a nurse or a nursing assistant for the institution are members of the clinical staff of the institution.
Except in the regions contemplated in Divisions III and IV of this Act, a physician, a dentist or a pharmacist is not a member of the clinical staff of an institution where a council of physicians, dentists and pharmacists is constituted in the institution.
However, physicians and dentists, other than those holding administrative posts at the institution, are not members of the staff.
1971, c. 48, s. 1; 1974, c. 42, s. 1; 1977, c. 5, s. 14; 1977, c. 48, s. 1; 1979, c. 85, s. 82; 1981, c. 22, s. 40; 1984, c. 47, s. 208; 1985, c. 23, s. 24; 1986, c. 57, s. 6; 1992, c. 21, s. 375; 1997, c. 58, s. 177; 1997, c. 43, s. 741; 1997, c. 75, s. 51; 1999, c. 40, s. 270.
1. In this Act and the regulations, unless the context indicates a different meaning, the following expressions and words mean:
(a)  institution : a local community service centre, a hospital centre, a social service centre or a reception centre;
(b)  public institution : an institution contemplated in sections 10 and 11;
(c)  private institution : an institution contemplated in sections 12 and 13;
(d)  private institution under agreement : any private institution which has made an agreement contemplated in section 177 with the Minister;
(e)  institution affiliated with a university : an institution which has made a contract contemplated in section 125 with a university;
(f)  regional council : a health and social service council established under this Act;
(g)  local community service centre : facilities other than a professional’s private consulting office in which sanitary and social preventive and action services are ensured to the community, in particular by receiving or visiting persons who require current health services or social services for themselves or their families, by rendering such services to them, counselling them or, if necessary, by referring them to the institutions most capable of assisting them;
(h)  hospital centre : facilities to which persons are admitted for preventive purposes, medical diagnosis, medical treatment, physical or mental rehabilitation, excluding however a professional’s private consulting office and an infirmary where a religious or educational institution receives its staff or students;
(i)  (subparagraph repealed);
(j)  social service centre : facilities in which social action services are provided by receiving or visiting persons who require specialized social services for themselves or their families and by offering to persons facing social difficulties the aid necessary to assist them, especially by making available to them services for prevention, consultation, psycho-social or rehabilitation treatment, adoption and placement of children or aged persons, excluding however a professional’s private consulting office;
(k)  reception centre : facilities where in-patient, out-patient or home-care services are offered for the lodging, maintenance, keeping under observation, treatment or social rehabilitation, as the case may be, of persons whose condition, by reason of their age or their physical, personality, psycho-social or family deficiencies, is such that they must be treated, kept in protected residence or, if need be, placed under confinement, or treated at home, including nurseries, but excepting day care establishments contemplated in the Act respecting childcare centres and childcare services (chapter C-8.2), foster families, vacation camps and other similar facilities and facilities maintained by a religious institution to receive its members or followers;
(l)  professional’s private consulting office : a place, elsewhere than in an institution, where one or more physicians, dentists or other professionals, alone or as a group, regularly practise their profession privately, on their own account;
(m)  Minister : the Minister of Health and Social Services;
(n)  regulation : any regulation made under this Act by the Government;
(o)  foster family : a family which takes charge of one or several adults or children, to a maximum number of nine, who are entrusted to it through a social service centre;
(p)  beneficiary : every person to whom health services or social services are furnished by an institution or foster family;
(q)  user : every person who holds a card or is entered on a register showing that a local community service centre or a social service centre has furnished services to him within the last two years, excepting, however, any person holding an employment or practising his profession in such a centre and any person being a member of a non-profit corporation that maintains a social service centre;
(r)  (subparagraph repealed).
For the purposes of this Act, a person being the holder of a college or university diploma who occupies a position with the institution characteristic of the field of such diploma and directly connected with health services, social services, research or teaching, and a person who carries on the professional activities of a nurse or a nursing assistant for the institution are members of the clinical staff of the institution.
Except in the regions contemplated in Divisions III and IV of this Act, a physician, a dentist or a pharmacist is not a member of the clinical staff of an institution where a council of physicians, dentists and pharmacists is constituted in the institution.
However, physicians and dentists, other than those holding administrative posts at the institution, shall not be considered to be members of the staff.
1971, c. 48, s. 1; 1974, c. 42, s. 1; 1977, c. 5, s. 14; 1977, c. 48, s. 1; 1979, c. 85, s. 82; 1981, c. 22, s. 40; 1984, c. 47, s. 208; 1985, c. 23, s. 24; 1986, c. 57, s. 6; 1992, c. 21, s. 375; 1997, c. 58, s. 177; 1997, c. 43, s. 741; 1997, c. 75, s. 51.
1. In this Act and the regulations, unless the context indicates a different meaning, the following expressions and words mean:
(a)  institution : a local community service centre, a hospital centre, a social service centre or a reception centre;
(b)  public institution : an institution contemplated in sections 10 and 11;
(c)  private institution : an institution contemplated in sections 12 and 13;
(d)  private institution under agreement : any private institution which has made an agreement contemplated in section 177 with the Minister;
(e)  institution affiliated with a university : an institution which has made a contract contemplated in section 125 with a university;
(f)  regional council : a health and social service council established under this Act;
(g)  local community service centre : facilities other than a professional’s private consulting office in which sanitary and social preventive and action services are ensured to the community, in particular by receiving or visiting persons who require current health services or social services for themselves or their families, by rendering such services to them, counselling them or, if necessary, by referring them to the institutions most capable of assisting them;
(h)  hospital centre : facilities to which persons are admitted for preventive purposes, medical diagnosis, medical treatment, physical or mental rehabilitation, excluding however a professional’s private consulting office and an infirmary where a religious or educational institution receives its staff or students;
(i)  (subparagraph repealed);
(j)  social service centre : facilities in which social action services are provided by receiving or visiting persons who require specialized social services for themselves or their families and by offering to persons facing social difficulties the aid necessary to assist them, especially by making available to them services for prevention, consultation, psycho-social or rehabilitation treatment, adoption and placement of children or aged persons, excluding however a professional’s private consulting office;
(k)  reception centre : facilities where in-patient, out-patient or home-care services are offered for the lodging, maintenance, keeping under observation, treatment or social rehabilitation, as the case may be, of persons whose condition, by reason of their age or their physical, personality, psycho-social or family deficiencies, is such that they must be treated, kept in protected residence or, if need be, for close treatment, or treated at home, including nurseries, but excepting day care establishments contemplated in the Act respecting childcare centres and childcare services (chapter C-8.2), foster families, vacation camps and other similar facilities and facilities maintained by a religious institution to receive its members or followers;
(l)  professional’s private consulting office : a place, elsewhere than in an institution, where one or more physicians, dentists or other professionals, alone or as a group, regularly practise their profession privately, on their own account;
(m)  Minister : the Minister of Health and Social Services;
(n)  regulation : any regulation made under this Act by the Government;
(o)  foster family : a family which takes charge of one or several adults or children, to a maximum number of nine, who are entrusted to it through a social service centre;
(p)  beneficiary : every person to whom health services or social services are furnished by an institution or foster family;
(q)  user : every person who holds a card or is entered on a register showing that a local community service centre or a social service centre has furnished services to him within the last two years, excepting, however, any person holding an employment or practising his profession in such a centre and any person being a member of a non-profit corporation that maintains a social service centre;
(r)  (subparagraph repealed).
For the purposes of this Act, a person being the holder of a college or university diploma who occupies a position with the institution characteristic of the field of such diploma and directly connected with health services, social services, research or teaching, and a person who carries on the professional activities of a nurse or a nursing assistant for the institution are members of the clinical staff of the institution.
Except in the regions contemplated in Divisions III and IV of this Act, a physician, a dentist or a pharmacist is not a member of the clinical staff of an institution where a council of physicians, dentists and pharmacists is constituted in the institution.
However, physicians and dentists, other than those holding administrative posts at the institution, shall not be considered to be members of the staff.
1971, c. 48, s. 1; 1974, c. 42, s. 1; 1977, c. 5, s. 14; 1977, c. 48, s. 1; 1979, c. 85, s. 82; 1981, c. 22, s. 40; 1984, c. 47, s. 208; 1985, c. 23, s. 24; 1986, c. 57, s. 6; 1992, c. 21, s. 375; 1997, c. 58, s. 177; 1997, c. 43, s. 741.
1. In this Act and the regulations, unless the context indicates a different meaning, the following expressions and words mean:
(a)  institution : a local community service centre, a hospital centre, a social service centre or a reception centre;
(b)  public institution : an institution contemplated in sections 10 and 11;
(c)  private institution : an institution contemplated in sections 12 and 13;
(d)  private institution under agreement : any private institution which has made an agreement contemplated in section 177 with the Minister;
(e)  institution affiliated with a university : an institution which has made a contract contemplated in section 125 with a university;
(f)  regional council : a health and social service council established under this Act;
(g)  local community service centre : facilities other than a professional’s private consulting office in which sanitary and social preventive and action services are ensured to the community, in particular by receiving or visiting persons who require current health services or social services for themselves or their families, by rendering such services to them, counselling them or, if necessary, by referring them to the institutions most capable of assisting them;
(h)  hospital centre : facilities to which persons are admitted for preventive purposes, medical diagnosis, medical treatment, physical or mental rehabilitation, excluding however a professional’s private consulting office and an infirmary where a religious or educational institution receives its staff or students;
(i)  (subparagraph repealed);
(j)  social service centre : facilities in which social action services are provided by receiving or visiting persons who require specialized social services for themselves or their families and by offering to persons facing social difficulties the aid necessary to assist them, especially by making available to them services for prevention, consultation, psycho-social or rehabilitation treatment, adoption and placement of children or aged persons, excluding however a professional’s private consulting office;
(k)  reception centre : facilities where in-patient, out-patient or home-care services are offered for the lodging, maintenance, keeping under observation, treatment or social rehabilitation, as the case may be, of persons whose condition, by reason of their age or their physical, personality, psycho-social or family deficiencies, is such that they must be treated, kept in protected residence or, if need be, for close treatment, or treated at home, including nurseries, but excepting day care establishments contemplated in the Act respecting child day care (chapter S-4.1), foster families, vacation camps and other similar facilities and facilities maintained by a religious institution to receive its members or followers;
(l)  professional’s private consulting office : a place, elsewhere than in an institution, where one or more physicians, dentists or other professionals, alone or as a group, regularly practise their profession privately, on their own account;
(m)  Minister : the Minister of Health and Social Services;
(n)  regulation : any regulation made under this Act by the Government;
(o)  foster family : a family which takes charge of one or several adults or children, to a maximum number of nine, who are entrusted to it through a social service centre;
(p)  beneficiary : every person to whom health services or social services are furnished by an institution or foster family;
(q)  user : every person who holds a card or is entered on a register showing that a local community service centre or a social service centre has furnished services to him within the last two years, excepting, however, any person holding an employment or practising his profession in such a centre and any person being a member of a non-profit corporation that maintains a social service centre;
(r)  Commission : the Commission des affaires sociales instituted by the Act respecting the Commission des affaires sociales (chapter C-34).
For the purposes of this Act, a person being the holder of a college or university diploma who occupies a position with the institution characteristic of the field of such diploma and directly connected with health services, social services, research or teaching, and a person who carries on the professional activities of a nurse or a nursing assistant for the institution are members of the clinical staff of the institution.
Except in the regions contemplated in Divisions III and IV of this Act, a physician, a dentist or a pharmacist is not a member of the clinical staff of an institution where a council of physicians, dentists and pharmacists is constituted in the institution.
However, physicians and dentists, other than those holding administrative posts at the institution, shall not be considered to be members of the staff.
1971, c. 48, s. 1; 1974, c. 42, s. 1; 1977, c. 5, s. 14; 1977, c. 48, s. 1; 1979, c. 85, s. 82; 1981, c. 22, s. 40; 1984, c. 47, s. 208; 1985, c. 23, s. 24; 1986, c. 57, s. 6; 1992, c. 21, s. 375.
1. In this Act and the regulations, unless the context indicates a different meaning, the following expressions and words mean:
(a)  establishment : a local community service centre, a hospital centre, a social service centre or a reception centre;
(b)  public establishment : an establishment contemplated in sections 10 and 11;
(c)  private establishment : an establishment contemplated in sections 12 and 13;
(d)  private establishment under agreement : any private establishment which has made an agreement contemplated in section 177 with the Minister;
(e)  establishment affiliated with a university : an establishment which has made a contract contemplated in section 125 with a university;
(f)  regional council : a health and social service council established under this Act;
(g)  local community service centre : facilities other than a professional’s private consulting office in which sanitary and social preventive and action services are ensured to the community, in particular by receiving or visiting persons who require current health services or social services for themselves or their families, by rendering such services to them, counselling them or, if necessary, by referring them to the establishments most capable of assisting them;
(h)  hospital centre : facilities to which persons are admitted for preventive purposes, medical diagnosis, medical treatment, physical or mental rehabilitation, excluding however a professional’s private consulting office and an infirmary where a religious or educational institution receives its staff or students;
(i)  (subparagraph repealed);
(j)  social service centre : facilities in which social action services are provided by receiving or visiting persons who require specialized social services for themselves or their families and by offering to persons facing social difficulties the aid necessary to assist them, especially by making available to them services for prevention, consultation, psycho-social or rehabilitation treatment, adoption and placement of children or aged persons, excluding however a professional’s private consulting office;
(k)  reception centre : facilities where in-patient, out-patient or home-care services are offered for the lodging, maintenance, keeping under observation, treatment or social rehabilitation, as the case may be, of persons whose condition, by reason of their age or their physical, personality, psycho-social or family deficiencies, is such that they must be treated, kept in protected residence or, if need be, for close treatment, or treated at home, including nurseries, but excepting day care establishments contemplated in the Act respecting child day care (chapter S-4.1), foster families, vacation camps and other similar facilities and facilities maintained by a religious institution to receive its members or followers;
(l)  professional’s private consulting office : a place, elsewhere than in an establishment, where one or more physicians, dentists or other professionals, alone or as a group, regularly practise their profession privately, on their own account;
(m)  Minister : the Minister of Health and Social Services;
(n)  regulation : any regulation made under this Act by the Government;
(o)  foster family : a family which takes charge of one or several adults or children, to a maximum number of nine, who are entrusted to it through a social service centre;
(p)  beneficiary : every person to whom health services or social services are furnished by an establishment or foster family;
(q)  user : every person who holds a card or is entered on a register showing that a local community service centre or a social service centre has furnished services to him within the last two years, excepting, however, any person holding an employment or practising his profession in such a centre and any person being a member of a non-profit corporation that maintains a social service centre;
(r)  Commission : the Commission des affaires sociales instituted by the Act respecting the Commission des affaires sociales (chapter C-34).
For the purposes of this Act, a person being the holder of a college or university diploma who occupies a position with the establishment characteristic of the field of such diploma and directly connected with health services, social services, research or teaching, and a person who carries on the professional activities of a nurse or a nursing assistant for the establishment are members of the clinical staff of the establishment.
Except in the regions contemplated in Divisions III and IV of this Act, a physician, a dentist or a pharmacist is not a member of the clinical staff of an establishment where a council of physicians, dentists and pharmacists is constituted in the establishment.
However, physicians and dentists, other than those holding administrative posts at the establishment, shall not be considered to be members of the staff.
1971, c. 48, s. 1; 1974, c. 42, s. 1; 1977, c. 5, s. 14; 1977, c. 48, s. 1; 1979, c. 85, s. 82; 1981, c. 22, s. 40; 1984, c. 47, s. 208; 1985, c. 23, s. 24; 1986, c. 57, s. 6.
1. In this act and the regulations, unless the context indicates a different meaning, the following expressions and words mean:
(a)  establishment : a local community service centre, a hospital centre, a social service centre or a reception centre;
(b)  public establishment : an establishment contemplated in sections 10 and 11;
(c)  private establishment : an establishment contemplated in sections 12 and 13;
(d)  private establishment under agreement : any private establishment which has made an agreement contemplated in section 177 with the Minister;
(e)  establishment affiliated with a university : an establishment which has made a contract contemplated in section 125 with a university;
(f)  regional council : a health and social service council established under this act;
(g)  local community service centre : facilities other than a professional’s private consulting office in which sanitary and social preventive and action services are ensured to the community, in particular by receiving or visiting persons who require current health services or social services for themselves or their families, by rendering such services to them, counselling them or, if necessary, by referring them to the establishments most capable of assisting them;
(h)  hospital centre : facilities to which persons are admitted for preventive purposes, medical diagnosis, medical treatment, physical or mental rehabilitation, excluding however a professional’s private consulting office and an infirmary where a religious or educational institution receives its staff or students;
(i)  (subparagraph repealed);
(j)  social service centre : facilities in which social action services are provided by receiving or visiting persons who require specialized social services for themselves or their families and by offering to persons facing social difficulties the aid necessary to assist them, especially by making available to them services for prevention, consultation, psycho-social or rehabilitation treatment, adoption and placement of children or aged persons, excluding however a professional’s private consulting office;
(k)  reception centre : facilities where in-patient, out-patient or home-care services are offered for the lodging, maintenance, keeping under observation, treatment or social rehabilitation, as the case may be, of persons whose condition, by reason of their age or their physical, personality, psycho-social or family deficiencies, is such that they must be treated, kept in protected residence or, if need be, for close treatment, or treated at home, including nurseries, but excepting day care establishments contemplated in the Act respecting child day care (chapter S-4.1), foster families, vacation camps and other similar facilities and facilities maintained by a religious institution to receive its members or followers;
(l)  professional’s private consulting office : a place, elsewhere than in an establishment, where one or more physicians, dentists or other professionals, alone or as a group, regularly practise their profession privately, on their own account;
(m)  Minister : the Minister of Health and Social Services;
(n)  regulation : any regulation made under this Act by the Government;
(o)  foster family : a family which takes charge of one or several adults or children, to a maximum number of nine, who are entrusted to it through a social service centre;
(p)  recipient : every person to whom health services or social services are furnished by an establishment or foster family;
(q)  user : every person who holds a card or is entered on a register showing that a local community service centre or a social service centre has furnished services to him within the last two years, excepting, however, any person holding an employment or practising his profession in such a centre and any person being a member of a non-profit corporation that maintains a social service centre;
(r)  Commission : the Commission des affaires sociales instituted by the Act respecting the Commission des affaires sociales (chapter C-34).
For the purposes of this Act, a person being the holder of a college or university diploma who occupies a position with the establishment characteristic of the field of such diploma and directly connected with health services, social services, research or teaching, and a person who carries on the professional activities of a nurse or a nursing assistant for the establishment are members of the clinical staff of the establishment.
Except in the regions contemplated in Divisions III and IV of this Act, a physician, a dentist or a pharmacist is not a member of the clinical staff of an establishment where a council of physicians, dentists and pharmacists is constituted in the establishment.
However, physicians and dentists, other than those holding administrative posts at the establishment, shall not be considered to be members of the staff.
1971, c. 48, s. 1; 1974, c. 42, s. 1; 1977, c. 5, s. 14; 1977, c. 48, s. 1; 1979, c. 85, s. 82; 1981, c. 22, s. 40; 1984, c. 47, s. 208; 1985, c. 23, s. 24.
1. In this act and the regulations, unless the context indicates a different meaning, the following expressions and words mean:
(a)  establishment : a local community service centre, a hospital centre, a social service centre or a reception centre;
(b)  public establishment : an establishment contemplated in sections 10 and 11;
(c)  private establishment : an establishment contemplated in sections 12 and 13;
(d)  private establishment under agreement : any private establishment which has made an agreement contemplated in section 177 with the Minister;
(e)  establishment affiliated with a university : an establishment which has made a contract contemplated in section 125 with a university;
(f)  regional council : a health and social service council established under this act;
(g)  local community service centre : facilities other than a professional’s private consulting office in which sanitary and social preventive and action services are ensured to the community, in particular by receiving or visiting persons who require current health services or social services for themselves or their families, by rendering such services to them, counselling them or, if necessary, by referring them to the establishments most capable of assisting them;
(h)  hospital centre : facilities to which persons are admitted for preventive purposes, medical diagnosis, medical treatment, physical or mental rehabilitation, excluding however a professional’s private consulting office and an infirmary where a religious or educational institution receives its staff or students;
(i)  (subparagraph repealed);
(j)  social service centre : facilities in which social action services are provided by receiving or visiting persons who require specialized social services for themselves or their families and by offering to persons facing social difficulties the aid necessary to assist them, especially by making available to them services for prevention, consultation, psycho-social or rehabilitation treatment, adoption and placement of children or aged persons, excluding however a professional’s private consulting office;
(k)  reception centre : facilities where in-patient, out-patient or home-care services are offered for the lodging, maintenance, keeping under observation, treatment or social rehabilitation, as the case may be, of persons whose condition, by reason of their age or their physical, personality, psycho-social or family deficiencies, is such that they must be treated, kept in protected residence or, if need be, for close treatment, or treated at home, including nurseries, but excepting day care establishments contemplated in the Act respecting child day care (chapter S-4.1), foster families, vacation camps and other similar facilities and facilities maintained by a religious institution to receive its members or followers;
(l)  professional’s private consulting office : a place, elsewhere than in an establishment, where one or more physicians, dentists or other professionals, alone or as a group, regularly practise their profession privately, on their own account;
(m)  Minister : the Minister of Social Affairs;
(n)  regulation : any regulation made under this act by the Government;
(o)  foster family : a family which takes charge of one or several adults or children, to a maximum number of nine, who are entrusted to it through a social service centre;
(p)  recipient : every person to whom health services or social services are furnished by an establishment or foster family;
(q)  user : every person who holds a card or is entered on a register showing that a local community service centre or a social service centre has furnished services to him within the last two years, excepting, however, any person holding an employment or practising his profession in such a centre and any person being a member of a non-profit corporation that maintains a social service centre;
(r)  Commission : the Commission des affaires sociales instituted by the Act respecting the Commission des affaires sociales (chapter C-34).
For the purposes of this Act, a person being the holder of a college or university diploma who occupies a position with the establishment characteristic of the field of such diploma and directly connected with health services, social services, research or teaching, and a person who carries on the professional activities of a nurse or a nursing assistant for the establishment are members of the clinical staff of the establishment.
Except in the regions contemplated in Divisions III and IV of this Act, a physician, a dentist or a pharmacist is not a member of the clinical staff of an establishment where a council of physicians, dentists and pharmacists is constituted in the establishment.
However, physicians and dentists, other than those holding administrative posts at the establishment, shall not be considered to be members of the staff.
1971, c. 48, s. 1; 1974, c. 42, s. 1; 1977, c. 5, s. 14; 1977, c. 48, s. 1; 1979, c. 85, s. 82; 1981, c. 22, s. 40; 1984, c. 47, s. 208.
1. In this act and the regulations, unless the context indicates a different meaning, the following expressions and words mean:
(a)  establishment : a local community service centre, a hospital centre, a social service centre or a reception centre;
(b)  public establishment : an establishment contemplated in sections 10 and 11;
(c)  private establishment : an establishment contemplated in sections 12 and 13;
(d)  private establishment under agreement : any private establishment which has made an agreement contemplated in section 177 with the Minister;
(e)  establishment affiliated with a university : an establishment which has made a contract contemplated in section 125 with a university;
(f)  regional council : a health and social service council established under this act;
(g)  local community service centre : facilities other than a professional’s private consulting office in which sanitary and social preventive and action services are ensured to the community, in particular by receiving or visiting persons who require current health services or social services for themselves or their families, by rendering such services to them, counselling them or, if necessary, by referring them to the establishments most capable of assisting them;
(h)  hospital centre : facilities to which persons are admitted for preventive purposes, medical diagnosis, medical treatment, physical or mental rehabilitation, excluding however a professional’s private consulting office and an infirmary where a religious or educational institution receives its staff or students;
(i)  (subparagraph repealed);
(j)  social service centre : facilities in which social action services are provided by receiving or visiting persons who require specialized social services for themselves or their families and by offering to persons facing social difficulties the aid necessary to assist them, especially by making available to them services for prevention, consultation, psycho-social or rehabilitation treatment, adoption and placement of children or aged persons, excluding however a professional’s private consulting office;
(k)  reception centre : facilities where in-patient, out-patient or home-care services are offered for the lodging, maintenance, keeping under observation, treatment or social rehabilitation, as the case may be, of persons whose condition, by reason of their age or their physical, personality, psycho-social or family deficiencies, is such that they must be treated, kept in protected residence or, if need be, for close treatment, or treated at home, including nurseries, but excepting day care establishments contemplated in the Act respecting child day care (chapter S-4.1), foster families, vacation camps and other similar facilities and facilities maintained by a religious institution to receive its members or followers;
(l)  professional’s private consulting office : a place, elsewhere than in an establishment, where one or more physicians, dentists or other professionals, alone or as a group, regularly practise their profession privately, on their own account;
(m)  Minister : the Minister of Social Affairs;
(n)  regulation : any regulation made under this act by the Government;
(o)  foster family : a family which takes charge of one or several adults or children, to a maximum number of nine, who are entrusted to it through a social service centre;
(p)  recipient : every person to whom health services or social services are furnished by an establishment or foster family;
(q)  user : every person who holds a card or is entered on a register showing that a local community service centre or a social service centre has furnished services to him within the last two years, excepting, however, any person holding an employment or practising his profession in such a centre and any person being a member of a non-profit corporation that maintains a social service centre;
(r)  Commission : the Commission des affaires sociales instituted by the Act respecting the Commission des affaires sociales (chapter C-34).
For the purposes of this Act, a person being the holder of a college or university diploma who occupies a position with the establishment characteristic of the field of such diploma and directly connected with health services, social services, research or teaching, and a person who carries on the professional activities of a nurse or a nursing assistant for the establishment are members of the clinical staff of the establishment.
Except in the regions contemplated in Divisions III and IV of this Act, a physician, a dentist or a pharmacist is not a member of the clinical staff of an establishment where a council of physicians and dentists is constituted in the establishment.
However, physicians and dentists, other than those holding administrative posts at the establishment, shall not be considered to be members of the staff.
1971, c. 48, s. 1; 1974, c. 42, s. 1; 1977, c. 5, s. 14; 1977, c. 48, s. 1; 1979, c. 85, s. 82; 1981, c. 22, s. 40.
1. In this act and the regulations, unless the context indicates a different meaning, the following expressions and words mean:
(a)  establishment : a local community service centre, a hospital centre, a functional rehabilitation centre, a social service centre or a reception centre;
(b)  public establishment : an establishment contemplated in sections 10 and 11;
(c)  private establishment : an establishment contemplated in sections 12 and 13;
(d)  private establishment under agreement : any private establishment which has made an agreement contemplated in section 177 with the Minister;
(e)  establishment affiliated with a university : an establishment which has made a contract contemplated in section 125 with a university;
(f)  regional council : a health and social service council established under this act;
(g)  local community service centre : facilities other than a professional’s private consulting office in which sanitary and social preventive and action services are ensured to the community, in particular by receiving or visiting persons who require current health services or social services for themselves or their families, by rendering such services to them, counselling them or, if necessary, by referring them to the establishments most capable of assisting them;
(h)  hospital centre : facilities to which persons are admitted for preventive purposes, medical diagnosis, medical treatment, physical or mental rehabilitation, excluding however a professional’s private consulting office and an infirmary where a religious or educational institution receives its staff or students;
(i)  functional rehabilitation centre : facilities to which persons are admitted whose physical independence is reduced to the point that they require intensive rehabilitation services for a certain time;
(j)  social service centre : facilities in which social action services are provided by receiving or visiting persons who require specialized social services for themselves or their families and by offering to persons facing social difficulties the aid necessary to assist them, especially by making available to them services for prevention, consultation, psycho-social or rehabilitation treatment, adoption and placement of children or aged persons, excluding however a professional’s private consulting office;
(k)  reception centre : facilities where in-patient, out-patient or home-care services are offered for the lodging, maintenance, keeping under observation, treatment or social rehabilitation, as the case may be, of persons whose condition, by reason of their age or their physical, personality, psycho-social or family deficiencies, is such that they must be treated, kept in protected residence or, if need be, for close treatment, or treated at home, including nurseries, but excepting day care establishments contemplated in the Act respecting child day care (chapter S-4.1), foster families, vacation camps and other similar facilities and facilities maintained by a religious institution to receive its members or followers;
(l)  professional’s private consulting office : a place, elsewhere than in an establishment, where one or more physicians, dentists or other professionals, alone or as a group, regularly practise their profession privately, on their own account;
(m)  Minister : the Minister of Social Affairs;
(n)  regulation : any regulation made under this act by the Government;
(o)  foster family : a family which takes charge of one or several adults or children, to a maximum number of nine, who are entrusted to it through a social service centre;
(p)  recipient : every person to whom health services or social services are furnished by an establishment or foster family;
(q)  user : every person who holds a card or is entered on a register, showing that an establishment has furnished him services within the last two years, excepting however any person employed by the said establishment or by another establishment of the same category or exercising functions for the account of the said establishment or of another establishment of the same category and, as the case may be, any person being a member of a non-profit corporation other than a corporation incorporated under this act and the owner of immoveable assets of the establishment;
(r)  Commission : the Commission des affaires sociales instituted by the Act respecting the Commission des affaires sociales (chapter C-34).
For the purposes of this act, every person, including a physician or dentist, is considered to be a member of the clinical staff of an establishment who, being the holder of a college or university diploma, occupies a position with the establishment in the field of such diploma and directly connected with health services, social services, research or teaching, as are those persons who carry on the professional activities of nursing assistants for the establishment.
However, physicians and dentists, other than those holding administrative posts at the establishment, shall not be considered to be members of the staff.
1971, c. 48, s. 1; 1974, c. 42, s. 1; 1977, c. 5, s. 14; 1977, c. 48, s. 1; 1979, c. 85, s. 82.
1. In this act and the regulations, unless the context indicates a different meaning, the following expressions and words mean:
(a)  establishment : a local community service centre, a hospital centre, a functional rehabilitation centre, a social service centre or a reception centre;
(b)  public establishment : an establishment contemplated in sections 10 and 11;
(c)  private establishment : an establishment contemplated in sections 12 and 13;
(d)  private establishment under agreement : any private establishment which has made an agreement contemplated in section 177 with the Minister;
(e)  establishment affiliated with a university : an establishment which has made a contract contemplated in section 125 with a university;
(f)  regional council : a health and social service council established under this act;
(g)  local community service centre : facilities other than a professional’s private consulting office in which sanitary and social preventive and action services are ensured to the community, in particular by receiving or visiting persons who require current health services or social services for themselves or their families, by rendering such services to them, counselling them or, if necessary, by referring them to the establishments most capable of assisting them;
(h)  hospital centre : facilities to which persons are admitted for preventive purposes, medical diagnosis, medical treatment, physical or mental rehabilitation, excluding however a professional’s private consulting office and an infirmary where a religious or educational institution receives its staff or students;
(i)  functional rehabilitation centre : facilities to which persons are admitted whose physical independence is reduced to the point that they require intensive rehabilitation services for a certain time;
(j)  social service centre : facilities in which social action services are provided by receiving or visiting persons who require specialized social services for themselves or their families and by offering to persons facing social difficulties the aid necessary to assist them, especially by making available to them services for prevention, consultation, psycho-social or rehabilitation treatment, adoption and placement of children or aged persons, excluding however a professional’s private consulting office;
(k)  reception centre : facilities where in-patient, out-patient or home-care services are offered for the lodging, maintenance, keeping under observation, treatment or social rehabilitation, as the case may be, of persons whose condition, by reason of their age or their physical, personality, psycho-social or family deficiencies, is such that they must be treated, kept in protected residence or, if need be, for close treatment, or treated at home, including nurseries and day-care centres, but excepting foster families, vacation camps and other similar facilities and facilities maintained by a religious institution to receive its members or followers;
(l)  professional’s private consulting office : a place, elsewhere than in an establishment, where one or more physicians, dentists or other professionals, alone or as a group, regularly practise their profession privately, on their own account;
(m)  Minister : the Minister of Social Affairs;
(n)  regulation : any regulation made under this act by the Gouvernement;
(o)  foster family : a family which takes charge of one or several adults or children, to a maximum number of nine, who are entrusted to it through a social service centre;
(p)  recipient : every person to whom health services or social services are furnished by an establishment or foster family;
(q)  user : every person who holds a card or is entered on a register, showing that an establishment has furnished him services within the last two years, excepting however any person employed by the said establishment or by another establishment of the same category or exercising functions for the account of the said establishment or of another establishment of the same category and, as the case may be, any person being a member of a non-profit corporation other than a corporation incorporated under this act and the owner of immoveable assets of the establishment;
(r)  Commission : the Commission des affaires sociales instituted by the Act respecting the Commission des affaires sociales (chapter C-34).
For the purposes of this act, every person, including a physician or dentist, is considered to be a member of the clinical staff of an establishment who, being the holder of a college or university diploma, occupies a position with the establishment in the field of such diploma and directly connected with health services, social services, research or teaching, as are those persons who carry on the professional activities of nursing assistants for the establishment.
However, physicians and dentists, other than those holding administrative posts at the establishment, shall not be considered to be members of the staff.
1971, c. 48, s. 1; 1974, c. 42, s. 1; 1977, c. 5, s. 14; 1977, c. 48, s. 1.