Category Archives: Professional Regulation

HPRB hearings: oral versus written hearings

The need for an oral hearing before the Health Professions Review Board (the “HPRB”), where requested by an applicant, was recently confirmed by the HPRB in a recent decision: No. 2011-HPA-0009(a). In that matter, an applicant seeking registration with the…

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Costs awards and reasonableness in disciplinary hearings

Regardless of the specific language in a profession’s governing statute or the governing body’s bylaws on costs for discipline hearings, costs need to be reasonable. This concern arises not only from the fact that any conduct by a statutory body…

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