This book is the essential guide to public health law practice and procedure in Ontario. It is an indispensable resource for both health professionals and lawyers who are called upon to interpret public health legislation on a daily basis, and features all essential legislation, case law, case commentaries and precedents necessary for a complete understanding of public health law in this province. It comes with a CD-ROM setting out, in fully-searchable format, the full-text of all decisions cited.
Topics covered include a historical overview, jurisdiction, roles and responsibilities, negligence of public health authorities under the HPPA, appeals to the Health Services Appeal Review Board, community health protection, privacy considerations, communicable disease control, mandatory health programs and services, and enforcement. Appendices include a fully annotated HPPA, s.13 Decision Chart and precedent orders.