Tuesday, May 05, 2009

This wasn't already the law?

CALGARY - The Alberta government wants to compel medical workers to alert police about patients who've been shot or stabbed, one of several legislative changes being sought to combat growing gang problems in some communities.

The proposed bill, called the Gunshot and Stab Wound Mandatory Disclosure Act, would turn what has been a discretionary practice by health care workers into legal a requirement.

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