Category Archives: Professional Regulation

Disciplining a former member when the enabling act only refers to members

Today, most self-regulating profession legislation expressly provide that former members can be disciplined for alleged misconduct which occurred while they were a member.  Nonetheless, some remaining enabling statutes do not expressly address this issue, creating the problem of how these…

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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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