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Midwifery Act, 1991 and the Regulated Health Professions Act, 1991 proclaimed.

December 31, 1993

The Regulated Health Professions Act, 1991 (RHPA), and the related Midwifery Act, 1991, came into effect on December 31, 1993, as did all regulations and standards of practice related to these acts. Midwives were now recognized as autonomous practitioners within the health care system and Ontario hospitals became a part of the history of midwifery as they approved practice privileges for midwives.