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The Chiropractic Act

R.S.M. 1987, c. C100

The Chiropractic Act

Table of Contents

PART I
INTERPRETATION
1 Definitions.
2 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.
9 Registrar may refuse registration.
10 Certificate of registrar as evidence.
11 Inspection of register.
12 Effect of registration.
(2) Use of X-ray.
13 Effect of conviction for offence.
(2) Exception.
14 Incorrect entries on register.
15 Fraudulent entries on register.
(2) Effect of removal of name from register.
16 Unauthorized practice.
17 Effect of omission to register.
18 Issue of licence.
(2) Period of validity of licence.
(3) Default in payment of fees.
(4) Reinstatement of member.
19 Conditional registration.
20 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 Composition of board.
(2) Existing members to continue.
(3) Quorum.
23 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 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 Establishment of standards committee.
(2) Employment of experts.
(3) Refresher training.
(4) Action by standards committee.
30 Reporting of members.
(2) Liability.
PART VI
LICENSING COMMITTEE
31 Establishing of licensing committee.
(2) Duties of licensing committee.
(3) Appeal.
PART VII
COMPLAINTS COMMITTEE
32 Complaints committee.
33 Receipt and resolution of complaints.
(2) Reference to investigation chairman.
PART VIII
INVESTIGATION CHAIRMAN
34 Investigation chairman.
35 Reference to investigation chairman.
36 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 Inquiry committee.
(2) Chairman and vice-chairman.
(3) Member of inquiry committee not to investigate matter.
43 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 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 Discipline of members.
(2) Expenses of inquiries.
(3) Copy of order may be filed in court.
(4) Compensation to members.
48 Employment of agents.
(2) Representation by counsel.
49 Restoration of members.
PART X
APPEALS
50 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 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.
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.