Category Archives: Professional Regulation

Suspensions: Being a registrant means practicing as a registrant

A regulatory body may suspend a registrant, only to have that registrant attempt to carry on some aspect of “practice” that non-registrants may carry out, purportedly as a non-registrant. May a regulatory body prevent suspended registrants from carrying out activities…

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Registration: complaints and good character

In a previous blog entry (here) we wrote about the Alberta Court of Queen’s Bench upholding a decision of the Alberta Dental Association and College to refuse registration to a BC dentist on character grounds, based on a number of…

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Letters of direction under B.C.’s Health Professions Act

The B.C. Supreme Court recently upheld the power of an inquiry committee under B.C.’s Health Professions Act to issue a non-disciplinary letter of direction (or expectation) — one that a respondent could not seek review by a court — under…

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