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The Registered Psychiatric Nurses Act

R.S.M. 1987, c. P170

The Registered Psychiatric Nurses Act

Table of Contents

PART I
INTERPRETATION
1 Definitions.
2 Association continued.
PART II
BOARD OF DIRECTORS
3 Board of directors.
(2) By-laws for the election and appointment of members of the board.
4 Existing member to continue until replaced.
(2) Quorum.
5 By-laws.
(2) Submission of by-law to members.
(3) By-law not effective until confirmed.
(4) Period of effectiveness of certain by-laws.
(5) Effect of rejected by-law.
(6) Effect of acts done under rejected by-law.
(7) Member may propose by-laws.
(8) Proposals for by-laws to be sent to board.
(9) Distribution of proposal.
6 Regulations.
(2) Prior submission of regulations to members.
7 Executive Director.
PART III
REGISTER AND MEMBERSHIP
8 Register.
(2) Rosters.
(3) Entry of names in register.
(4) Appeal upon refusal of registration.
(5) Discrimination prohibited.
9 Unauthorized practice.
(2) Recovery of fees prohibited.
10 Inspection of register.
11 Effect of registration.
(2) Associate members not entitled to practise.
12 Practice by holders of conditional certificates.
13 Prima facie evidence.
14 Associate members.
15 Persons temporarily in Manitoba.
16 Conditional registration.
17 Removal of names from register.
(2) Restoration of names to register.
(3) Restoring names to register on conditions.
18 Employers responsibility.
19 Offence by member.
(2) Offence by employer.
20 Review of qualifications.
21 Membership certificate.
22 Fraudulent misrepresentation.
PART IV
COMPLAINTS COMMITTEE
23 Establishment of complaints committee.
24 Informal resolution of complaint.
(2) Reference to investigation chairman.
25 Rules and terms of office.
PART V
INVESTIGATION CHAIRMAN
26 Appointment of investigation chairman.
27 Reference to investigation chairman.
28 Preliminary investigation.
29 Production of books and other documents.
30 Ex parte court order for production of documents.
31 Investigation of further matters.
32 Action by person conducting preliminary investigation.
33 Appeal to discipline committee.
34 Suspension of member.
PART VI
DISCIPLINE COMMITTEE
35 Discipline committee established.
(2) Chairman and vice-chairman.
(3) Association's solicitor.
(4) Member of discipline committee not to investigate matter.
36 Complainant's appeal.
37 Fixing the date of inquiry.
(2) Service of notice.
(3) Effective date of service.
(4) Proof of service.
(5) Hearings to be held in Manitoba.
(6) Hearings to be private.
(7) Hearing in absentia.
(8) Right to counsel.
(9) Adjournment.
(10) Evidence under oath.
(11) Administration of oath.
(12) Service of subpoena.
(13) Witness allowance.
(14) Certified copies of conviction as evidence thereof.
(15) Evidence by affidavit or viva voce.
(16) Rules of procedure.
(17) Evidence to be recorded.
(18) Preservation of evidence.
38 Disciplinary action against member.
(2) Decision to be in the form of an order.
(3) Costs.
PART VII
APPEALS
39 Appeal to board.
(2) Grounds of appeal.
40 Record of proceedings.
(2) Action by executive director on appeal.
41 Suspension pending appeal.
(2) Application to court to remove suspension.
(3) Service of notice of motion on discipline committee.
(4) Time for hearing of application.
(5) Removal of suspension.
42 Proceedings before board.
(2) Certain persons precluded from hearing appeals.
(3) Association's representation at appeals.
(4) Action by board on appeal.
(5) Disposition of appeal by board.
(6) Costs on appeal.
43 Appeal to Court of Queen's Bench.
(2) Order of judge.
(3) Documents to be filed by applicant.
(4) Absence of recorded evidence.
(5) Failure to file transcript of evidence.
PART VIII
MISCELLANEOUS
44 Exemption from civil liability.
45 Publication of suspensions and revocations.
46 Retention of counsel by board.
47 Reporting by members.
(2) Non-application to confidential information.
(3) Exemption from liability for disclosure.
PART IX
ADVISORY COUNCIL
48 Advisory council respecting psychiatric nursing education programs.
(2) Composition of council.
(3) Failure to nominate or appoint persons to council.
(4) Term of office of council members.
(5) Filling of vacancies.
(6) Limitation of terms on council.
(7) Vice-chairman elected.
(8) Quorum.
(9) Meetings.
49 Functions of council.
(2) Further functions of council.
50 Education programs subject to approval.
(2) Minister may withdraw consent for certain programs.
51 Annual report by council.
PART X
GENERAL
52 Offence.
(2) Any person may be a prosecutor of offence.
(3) Limitation on prosecution.
(4) Stay of proceedings.
53 Confidentiality of information.
54 Single act of unauthorized practice.
55 Conflict with The Corporations Act.