Category Archives: Professional Regulation

Registration and mental fitness

The refusal of an application for registration on grounds of fitness by the Ontario College of Physicians and Surgeons, which refusal was confirmed by the Health Professions Appeal and Review Board (or HPARB), was also affirmed on a review of…

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Addressing complainant misuse of documents

Over the last few weeks we have explored the balancing act regulators may engage in when weighing what disclosure should be made to complainants. We first examined the general rules of disclosure and the requirements of procedural fairness (click here).…

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More on disclosure to complainants during investigations

In a recent posting entitled Conference Questions: What should regulatory bodies disclose to complainants? we attempted to address the delicate balancing act that regulatory bodies face when determining what disclosure to complainants is most prudent. This involves the need to…

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