Category Archives: Professional Regulation

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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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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