30 (1) For the purposes of paragraph 16(2)(b) of the Act, the following foreign nationals are exempt from the requirement to submit to a medical examination:
(2) Every foreign national who has undergone a medical examination as required under paragraph 16(2)(b) of the Act must submit to a new medical examination before entering Canada if, after being authorized to enter and remain in Canada, they have resided or stayed for a total period in excess of six months in an area that the Minister determines, after consultation with the Minister of Health, has a higher incidence of serious communicable disease than Canada.
(3) Every foreign national who must submit to a medical examination, as required under paragraph 16(2)(b) of the Act, and who seeks to enter Canada must hold a medical certificate — based on the most recent medical examination to which they were required to submit under that paragraph and which took place within the previous 12 months — that indicates that their health condition is not likely to be a danger to public health or public safety and, unless subsection 38(2) of the Act applies, is not reasonably expected to cause excessive demand.
263 (1) A commercial transporter must arrange for the medical examination of a foreign national who is required to submit to one under paragraph 16(2)(b) of the Act and for any medical examination, surveillance or treatment that is imposed under section 32.
(3) For the purposes of paragraph 148(1)(g) of the Act, any medical costs incurred with respect to the foreign national are prescribed costs and are to be calculated on the basis of the applicable provincial health insurance system.
34 (1) An officer who is assessing a foreign national’s health condition shall analyze all relevant medical factors that apply to a determination of whether the foreign national’s health condition might reasonably be expected to cause excessive demand and shall prepare an opinion based on their analysis.
(2) Medical factors referred to in subsection (1) include
(a) any reports made by a health practitioner or medical laboratory with respect to the foreign national;
(b) any condition identified by a medical examination required under paragraph 16(2)(b) of the Act;
29 For the purposes of paragraph 16(2)(b) of the Act, a medical examination includes any or all of the following:
(c) review of past medical history;
(f) medical assessment of records respecting the applicant.
(6) No fee is payable if
(a) the request is made in respect of an offer of employment that relates to work performed in a private household providing care to a person who is incapable of caring for themselves without assistance due to a physical or mental condition and who has a medical certificate from a medical practitioner entitled to practice medicine under the laws of a province, attesting to their incapacity; and