The Health Protection Act is legislation designed to protect the health of the public.
The Act came into effect November 1, 2005, it:
User Friendly Guide to the Health Protection Act ( HPA) and Regulations
This guide provides health professionals and others who have responsibilities under the Health Protection Act and Regulations with basic information in an easy-to-use format.
The guide provides an overview only. It is not intended to be a complete description or to replace reading the statute and regulations or seeking advice from a lawyer.
Professional Roles and Responsibilities Fact Sheets
An Act Respecting Mandatory Testing and Disclosure to Protect Victims of Crime, Emergency Service Workers and Other Persons