The Law Reform Commission reviews Saskatchewan vaccination programs and makes three recommendations: create a compensation fund for vaccine-related injuries, expand vaccination education programs to increase informed consent, and add a statutory requirement to report adverse vaccine effects. The Commission considers but recommends against mandating vaccinations for public school children.
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Consent of Minors to Health Care Act: Tentative Proposals Nov 1978
The Law Reform Commission reviews the steps taken in other jurisdictions to deal with issues of obtaining valid consent for medical procedures from minors. It recommends that a Consent of Minors to Health Care Act be passed, setting an age of consent at 16 years. Procedures to obtain consent for those under 16 years of age are included.