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The Chiropractic Act

C.C.S.M. c. C100

The Chiropractic Act

PART I
INTERPRETATION
1 Definitions
2(1) Exceptions
(2) Inconsistent provisions
PART II
GENERAL POWERS
3 Corporate status
4 Powers of association
5 Affairs conducted by board
PART III
MEMBERSHIP
6 Registration of members
7 Membership
8 Eligibility for registration
8.1(1) Registration if emergency
(2) Emergency need not be declared
(3) Licence
9 Registrar may refuse registration
10 Certificate of registrar as evidence
11 Inspection of register
12(1) Effect of registration
(2) Use of X-ray
13(1) Effect of conviction for offence
(2) Exception
14 Incorrect entries on register
15(1) Fraudulent entries on register
(2) Effect of removal of name from register
16 Unauthorized practice
17 Effect of omission to register
18(1) Issue of licence
(2) Period of validity of licence
(3) Default in payment of fees
(4) Reinstatement of member
19 Conditional registration
20(1) Removal of names from register
(2) Restoration of names to register
(3) Restoration of names to register on terms
21 Members may sue for fees
PART IV
THE BOARD OF THE ASSOCIATION
22(1) Composition of board
(2) Existing members to continue
(3) Quorum
23(1) Time and place of elections
(2) Term of lay board members
(3) Filling of vacancies
(4) Board member ceasing to be member
24 Officers of the association
25(1) Board to govern and administer association
(2) By-laws
(3) Validity of by-laws
26 Regulations
27 Committees appointed by board
28 Exemption from liability
PART V
STANDARDS COMMITTEE
29(1) Establishment of standards committee
(2) Employment of experts
(3) Refresher training
(4) Action by standards committee
30(1) Reporting of members
(2) Liability
PART VI
LICENSING COMMITTEE
31(1) Establishing of licensing committee
(2) Duties of licensing committee
(3) Appeal
PART VII
COMPLAINTS COMMITTEE
32 Complaints committee
33(1) Receipt and resolution of complaints
(2) Reference to investigation chairman
PART VIII
INVESTIGATION CHAIRMAN
34 Investigation chairman
35 Reference to investigation chairman
36(1) Preliminary investigation
(2) Employment of experts
37 Production of books and documents
38 Application to court for production of documents
39 Investigation of other relevant matters
40 Action by investigation chairman
41 Suspension of licence
PART IX
INQUIRY COMMITTEE
42(1) Inquiry committee
(2) Chairman and vice-chairman
(3) Member of inquiry committee not to investigate matter
43(1) Fixing date of inquiry
(2) Service of notice
(3) Date of service
(4) Proof of service
(5) Inquiry in absentia
(6) Testimony under oath
(7) Administration of oaths
(8) Subpoenas
(9) Confidentiality of information
(10) Allowance for witnesses
(11) Method of giving evidence
(12) Inquiries to be held in Winnipeg
(13) Inquiries in camera
(14) Inquiry may be adjourned
(15) Evidence recorded
44 Copies of conviction
45(1) Suspension of licence pending inquiry
(2) Notice of suspension of licence
(3) Method of giving notice of suspension
(4) Proof of service
46 Effect of suspension of licence
47(1) Discipline of members
(2) Expenses of inquiries
(3) Copy of order may be filed in court
(4) Compensation to members
48(1) Employment of agents
(2) Representation by counsel
49 Restoration of members
PART X
APPEALS
50(1) Appeal from order of board
(2) Order of judge
(3) Method of commencing appeals
(4) Registrar shall furnish copy
(5) Failure to file transcript of evidence
PART XI
MISCELLANEOUS
51 Validity of certain chiropractic certificates
52 Limitation of action against members
53(1) Limitation on use of non-member name
(2) Limitation on use of chiropractic title
(3) Limitation on use of title "Doctor"
(4) Limitation on practice
53.1(1) Confidentiality of information
(2) Offence
53.2(1) Registrar to collect information
(2) Member to provide information
(3) Minister may require information
(4) Registrar to provide information to minister
(5) Minister may disclose information
(6) Authorized entities
PART XII
OFFENCES AND PENALTIES
54 Penalty for fraudulent representation on application for registration
55 Penalty for practising without registration
56 Penalty for unauthorized assumption of title
57 Offence by a member
58 Penalty for falsification of register
59 Imprisonment
60 Proof of offence
61 Who may prosecute complaint
62 Limitation on prosecution
63 Stay of proceedings