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The Medical Act

R.S.M. 1987, c. M90

The Medical Act

Table of Contents

PART I
INTERPRETATION
1 Definitions.
2 Persons deemed practising medicine.
(2) Exceptions.
3 Right to give medical aid in time of need.
4 Religious practitioners.
PART II
REGISTRATION
5 Registration of members.
6 Membership.
(2) Honorary memberships.
(3) Reregistration after absence.
7 Eligibility for registration.
8 Additional qualifications.
9 Evidence of qualifications.
(2) Registrar may refuse to enter qualification in register.
(3) Appeal from registrar's refusal.
10 Certificate of registrar as evidence.
11 Inspection of register.
12 Effect of conviction for offence.
(2) Exception.
13 Incorrect entries on register.
14 Fraudulent entries on register.
(2) Effect of erasure of name from register.
15 Unauthorized practice.
16 Medical officers of public service.
17 Effect of omission to register.
18 Payment of fees.
(2) Issue of licence.
(3) Period of validity of licence.
(4) Default in payment of fees.
(5) Waiver of fees.
(6) Reduced fees.
(7) Late payment.
19 Regulations.
20 Members may sue for fees.
PART III
EDUCATIONAL REGISTER
21 Educational register.
22 Eligibility for registration in the educational register.
23 Associate member.
24 Regulations governing duties of associate members.
25 Representation by associate members on council.
PART IV
SPECIALIST REGISTER
26 Specialist register.
(2) Entry of name on specialist register.
(3) Entry of name on specialist register by council.
(4) Holding out as specialist prohibited.
PART V
GENERAL POWERS
27 Corporate status
CORPORATE POWERS OF THE COLLEGE
28 Powers of college.
29 Medical Act to prevail.
30 Affairs conducted by council.
PART VI
THE COUNCIL OF THE COLLEGE
31 Composition of council.
(2) Electoral districts.
(3) Number of councillors.
(4) By-laws for nominating, voting and election of councillors.
(5) Term of office.
(6) Vacancies on council.
(7) Vacancies involving lay councillors.
(8) Councillor no longer member.
32 Who may vote for election of certain councillors.
(2) Who may vote to elect persons from educational register.
(3) Eligibility for election in electoral districts.
(4) Place of practice.
33 Electoral inquiries.
34 Officers of the college.
COMMITTEES OF COUNCIL
35 Committees appointed by council.
(2) Duties and responsibilities of executive committee.
36 Council to govern and administer college.
(2) Council may make by-laws.
37 Exemption from liability.
PART VII
STANDARDS COMMITTEE
38 Establishment of standards committee.
(2) Employment of experts.
(3) Refresher training.
39 Reporting of members.
(2) Liability.
40 Program review committee.
(2) By-laws for operation of certain diagnostic and treatment facilities.
(3) Report of committee to council.
(4) Council may order closure of facility.
(5) Conduct unbecoming medical practitioner.
(6) Application to other facilities.
PART VIII
COMPLAINTS COMMITTEE
41 Appointment of complaints committee.
42 Receipt and resolution of complaints.
43 By-laws of procedure for complaints committee.
PART IX
INVESTIGATION CHAIRMAN
44 Investigation chairman.
45 Reference to investigation chairman.
46 Report of review to council.
47 Production of books and documents.
48 Application to court for production of documents.
49 Investigation of other relevant matters.
50 Action by investigation chairman.
51 Suspension of licence.
PART X
INQUIRY COMMITTEE
52 Establishment of inquiry committee.
(2) Number of persons who may conduct an inquiry.
(3) Effect of lay member being unable to continue.
53 Council may order inquiries.
(2) Inquiries with respect to former members.
(3) Service of notice of inquiry.
(4) Date of service.
(5) Proof of service.
(6) Inquiry may be held in absence of person under inquiry.
(7) Testimony under oath.
(8) Administration of oaths.
(9) Subpoenas.
(10) Allowances for witnesses.
(11) Method of giving evidence.
54 Copies of convictions.
55 Suspension of licence pending inquiry.
(2) Notice of suspension of licence.
(3) Method of giving notice of suspension.
(4) Proof of service.
56 Effect of suspension of licence.
57 Discipline of members.
(2) Expenses of inquiries.
(3) Copy of order may be filed in court.
(4) Compensation to members.
58 Employment of agents.
(2) Representation by counsel.
59 Restoration of members.
PART XI
MISCELLANEOUS
60 Validity of certain medical certificates.
61 Limitation of action against members.
62 Prohibited practice.
63 Confidentiality of information.
64 Examinations and certificates.
PART XII
APPEALS
65 Appeal from order of council.
(2) Disposition of appeal.
(3) Method of commencing appeals.
(4) Copy of proceedings before council.
(5) Failure to file transcript of evidence.
PART XIII
OFFENCE AND PENALTIES
66 Penalty for fraudulent representation on application for registration.
(2) Penalty for practising without a current licence.
67 Penalty for unauthorized use of medical title.
68 Penalty for falsification of register.
69 Imprisonment.
70 Proof of offence.
71 Who may prosecute complaint.
72 Limitation on prosecution.
73 Stay of proceedings.