Legislation, Regulations and By-Laws
Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology Act, 1991
Regulated Health Professions Act, 1991 and the Health Professions Procedural Code
Health Care Consent Act, 1996
Personal Health Information Protection Act, 2004
Public Hospitals Act
Child and Family Services Act
Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act
Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act
All members must take note of the following regarding the College’s proposed regulations for:
2. Conflict of Interest
Although these Regulations have not yet been enacted, it is expected that members will follow these Regulations as being reflective of the current standards of practice in these areas. They reflect the most current thinking of the Council of the College as to: the distinction between improper and proper advertising, and what situations may give rise to a real or perceived conflict of interest for members, respectively.
The enacted Professional Misconduct Regulation refers to each of these three areas broadly.
1. Paragraph 1.34 of the Professional Misconduct Regulation defines professional misconduct as including “Improperly advertising or permitting advertising with respect to the member’s practice”. Members should take the proposed Advertising Regulation into account as guidance as to the distinction between proper and improper advertising.
2. Paragraph 1.11 of the Professional Misconduct Regulation defines professional misconduct as including “Practising the profession while the member is in a conflict of interest”. Members should take the proposed Conflict of Interest Regulation into account as guidance regarding what situations may give rise to a real or perceived conflict of interest.
The regulations are:
Proposed Advertising Regulation 2013
Records Regulation 2015
Proposed Conflict of Interest Regulation 1996
Certificates of Authorization
Professional Misconduct Regulation
Quality Assurance Regulation
By-Laws of the College
By-law 2011-1 - A By-law relating generally to the Conduct of the Affairs of the College
By-law 2011-2 - A By-law relating generally to Borrowing, Investing and Banking
By-law 2011-3 - A By-law relating generally to Fees
By-law 2011-4 - A By-law relating generally to Remuneration of Council Members
By-law 2011-5 - A By-law relating generally to Certificates of Authorization for Professional Corporations
By-law 2011-6 - A By-law relating to the Register
By-law 2011-7A - A By-law relating generally to the Professional Liability Insurance
By-law 2011-8 - A By-law providing for a Code of Ethics for the Members of the College
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