Category Archives: Discipline

Problems that invalidate discipline decisions

As citations serve the purpose of formally notifying registrants about issues that may lead to regulatory penalties or other measures, a discipline committee may be unable to find that the registrant failed to comply with standards in a way not…

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Regulatory blackjack: 21 cases in professional regulation

Use of titles: Ontario’s Regulated Health Professions Act, 1991 prohibits traditional Chinese medical practitioners from using the title “doctor” until a regulation enacted under the Traditional Chinese Medicine Act prescribes its use. A Registration Regulation of the College that did not…

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2013 professional regulatory round-up

Here are some key Canadian cases and trends from 2013  relating to professional regulation. 1. Adequacy of reasons: In 2013, courts continued to look at how decision-makers must show in their written reasons that they remain impartial, and have grappled…

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