Professional Conduct Blog

Whether committees are bound by their own procedure manuals

The extent to which registrants may rely on processes set out in inquiry and discipline committee process or procedural manuals was addressed by the Ontario Divisional Court, where a registrant sought to challenge disciplinary processes, based on a procedure set…

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Discipline penalty prohibiting ownership and control of professional businesses

With modern-day professional businesses becoming multi-clinic based, national, or international operations, professional regulators can find themselves challenged in ordering sanctions that result in real deterrence.  Some professional regulators, while having powers to limit the practice of registrants, may not have…

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