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Hospital and Medical Services Program for Persons on Student Visas Regulations

made under Section 17 of the
Health Services and Insurance Act
R.S.N.S. 1989, c. 197
O.I.C. 78-296 (March 21, 1978), N.S. Reg. 67/78

The Governor in Council on the report and recommendation of the Minister of Health dated the 6th day of March, 1978, is pleased to approve of the said Minister establishing a program for the payment of hospital services for persons in Nova Scotia on student visas with conditions outlined in Schedule "A" attached to and forming part of the said report and recommendation, and pursuant to Section 11 of the Statutes of Nova Scotia, 1973, Chapter 8, [Section 17 of the Revised Statutes of Nova Scotia, 1989, Chapter 197] the Health Services and Insurance Act, to assign to the Health Services and Insurance Commission the function and the power to establish a program of payment of medical services to persons in the Province on student visas with the conditions as outlined in the said Schedule "A", attached to and forming part of the said report and recommendation.

Schedule "A"

1 Coverage effective the first day of thirteenth month after the student's arrival in Nova Scotia; providing the student has not been absent from Nova Scotia for more than thirty-one days during that period.

2 Such coverage valid only for health services received in Nova Scotia.

3 Dependants of students to be granted coverage on the same basis once the student has gained entitlement.

4 Coverage to terminate immediately upon the student's departure from Nova Scotia.