Legislation & By-Laws
The role of the College and its authority and powers are set out in the Regulated Health Professions Act (RHPA), the Health Professions Procedural Code, which is Schedule 2 to the RHPA, and the Medicine Act. In addition, there are regulations made under both the RHPA and the Medicine Act.
Regulated Health Professions Act, 1991 – Legislation and Associated Regulations
Medicine Act, 1991 – Legislation and Associated Regulations
Section 94. (1) of the Health Professions Procedural Code provides the Council of the College the authority to make by-laws relating to the administrative and internal affairs of the College:
This regulation ensures the information doctors communicate about their training and qualifications is consistent, clear and transparent.