Ammendment to Alberta’s Sterilization Act, 1937

Historical documents help explain the ideas behind sterilization laws. Legislative Assembly of the Province of Alberta, Bill No. 45 of 1937 which ammended the 1928 Act so consent was no longer required for sterlization of psychiatric patients and individuals deemed mentally defective. Document helps learners understand the importance of taking away the requirement for obtaining consent in order to proceed with the sterilization project.