Referrals, Submissions, Reasons & Appeals

Referral and Reasons for Referral

The Registrar will refer an application for registration to the Registration Committee if they have doubts, on reasonable grounds, about whether the applicant fulfills the registration requirements.

Referrals to Registration Committee Under the RHPA Section 15 Registration.

15 (2) The Registrar shall refer an application for registration to the Registration Committee if the Registrar,

(a)  has doubts, on reasonable grounds, about whether the applicant fulfils the registration requirements;

(a.1) is of the opinion that terms, conditions or limitations should be imposed on a certificate of registration of the applicant and the applicant is an individual described in subsection 22.18 (1);

(b)  is of the opinion that terms, conditions or limitations should be imposed on a certificate of registration of the applicant and the applicant does not consent to the imposition; or

(c)  proposes to refuse the application.  1991, c. 18, Sched. 2, s. 15 (2); 1993, c. 37, s. 6; 2009, c. 24, s. 33 (3).

 

 

Notice to Applicant

15 (3) If the Registrar refers an application to the Registration Committee, he or she shall give the applicant notice of the statutory grounds for the referral and of the applicant’s right to make written submissions under subsection 18 (1).  1991, c. 18, Sched. 2, s. 15 (3).

Consideration by panel

18 (1) An applicant may make written submissions to the panel within thirty days after receiving notice under subsection 15 (3) or within any longer period the Registrar may specify in the notice.

Written Submissions 

The applicant has the right to make written submissions for consideration by a panel of the Registration Committee:

Under the RHPA Section 18 Registration

18 (1) An applicant may make written submissions to the panel within thirty days after receiving notice under subsection 15 (3) or within any longer period the Registrar may specify in the notice.

 

Decisions and Reasons

 

A panel of the Registration Committee will review the application including written submissions received and render Decisions and Reasons.

Under the RHPA Section 18 Registration

Orders by panel

18 (2) After considering the application and the submissions, the panel may make an order doing any one or more of the following:

  1. Directing the Registrar to issue a certificate of registration.
  2. Directing the Registrar to issue a certificate of registration if the applicant successfully completes examinations set or approved by the panel.
  3. Directing the Registrar to issue a certificate of registration if the applicant successfully completes additional training specified by the panel.
  4. Directing the Registrar to impose specified terms, conditions and limitations on a certificate of registration of the applicant and specifying a limitation on the applicant’s right to apply under subsection 19 (1).
  5. Directing the Registrar to refuse to issue a certificate of registration.
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(3) A panel, in making an order under subsection (2), may direct the Registrar to issue a certificate of registration to an applicant who does not meet a registration requirement unless the requirement is prescribed as a non-exemptible requirement.

 

Order on consent

(4) The panel may, with the consent of the applicant, direct the Registrar to issue a certificate of registration with the terms, conditions and limitations specified by the panel imposed.  1991, c. 18, Sched. 2, s. 18.

To Request An Appeal

Under the RHPA Section 21 you may appeal the panel’s decision to the Health Professions Appeal and Review Board.  A request for a Board Review or Hearing must be received in writing within 30 days of receiving notice and must be addressed to both the Board and to the College’s Registration Committee. HPARB is an independent adjudicative agency.

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