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O. Reg. 273/09: INFORMATION SHARING WITH THE COLLEGE OF PHYSICIANS AND SURGEONS OF ONTARIO

under Coroners Act, R.S.O. 1990, c. C.37

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current July 27, 2009 (e-Laws currency date)
July 17, 2009 July 26, 2009

Coroners Act

ONTARIO REGULATION 273/09

INFORMATION SHARING WITH THE COLLEGE OF PHYSICIANS AND SURGEONS OF ONTARIO

Historical version for the period July 17, 2009 to July 26, 2009.

Note: This Regulation comes into force on the day subsection 28 (2) of the Coroners Amendment Act, 2009 comes into force. See: O. Reg. 273/09, s. 6.

No amendments.

This is the English version of a bilingual regulation.

Chief Coroner to notify College re coroners

1. The Chief Coroner shall notify the Registrar of the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario in writing if,

(a) the Lieutenant Governor in Council revokes a coroner’s appointment;

(b) the Chief Coroner, based on his or her concern that a coroner has committed an act of professional misconduct, is incompetent or is incapacitated, imposes a restriction on the ability of the coroner to provide services under the Act, including a requirement that the coroner provide specified services only under supervision;

(c) the Chief Coroner has reasonable grounds to believe that a coroner has committed an act of professional misconduct, is incompetent or is incapacitated;

(d) the Chief Coroner has reasonable grounds to believe that a member of the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario who provides services under section 28 of the Act, other than a coroner or pathologist, has committed an act of professional misconduct, is incompetent or is incapacitated; or

(e) a coroner resigns his or her position as a coroner before the conclusion of an investigation or review by the Chief Coroner of the coroner’s conduct, competence or capacity, and it appears to the Chief Coroner that the coroner may have committed an act of professional misconduct, may be incompetent or may be incapacitated. O. Reg. 273/09, s. 1.

Chief Forensic Pathologist to notify College re pathologists

2. The Chief Forensic Pathologist shall notify the Registrar of the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario in writing if,

(a) the Chief Forensic Pathologist removes a pathologist’s name from the register of pathologists under section 7.1 of the Act;

(b) the Chief Forensic Pathologist, based on his or her concern that a pathologist has committed an act of professional misconduct, is incompetent or is incapacitated, imposes a restriction on the ability of the pathologist to provide services under the Act, including a requirement that the pathologist provide specified services only under supervision;

(c) the Chief Forensic Pathologist has reasonable grounds to believe that a pathologist has committed an act of professional misconduct, is incompetent or is incapacitated;

(d) the Chief Forensic Pathologist has reasonable grounds to believe that a member of the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario who provides services under section 28 of the Act, other than a pathologist or coroner, has committed an act of professional misconduct, is incompetent or is incapacitated; or

(e) a pathologist withdraws his or her name from the register of pathologists before the conclusion of an investigation or review by the Chief Forensic Pathologist of the pathologist’s conduct, competence or capacity, and it appears to the Chief Forensic Pathologist that the pathologist may have committed an act of professional misconduct, may be incompetent or may be incapacitated. O. Reg. 273/09, s. 2.

Complaints committee to notify College re coroners or pathologists

3. The complaints committee of the Oversight Council shall notify the Registrar of the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario in writing if,

(a) the committee has reasonable grounds to believe that a coroner or pathologist has committed an act of professional misconduct, is incompetent or is incapacitated;

(b) a coroner resigns his or her position as a coroner before the conclusion of an investigation or review by the committee of the coroner’s conduct, competence or capacity, and it appears to the committee that the coroner may have committed an act of professional misconduct, may be incompetent or may be incapacitated; or

(c) a pathologist withdraws his or her name from the register of pathologists before the conclusion of an investigation or review by the committee of the pathologist’s conduct, competence or capacity, and it appears to the committee that the pathologist may have committed an act of professional misconduct, may be incompetent or may be incapacitated. O. Reg. 273/09, s. 3.

College to notify Chief Coroner re members other than pathologists

4. (1) The Registrar of the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario shall notify the Chief Coroner in writing if,

(a) the Registrar has reasonable grounds to believe that a coroner has committed an act of professional misconduct, is incompetent or is incapacitated;

(b) the Registrar has reasonable grounds to believe that a member of the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario who provides services under section 28 of the Act, other than a coroner or pathologist, has committed an act of professional misconduct, is incompetent or is incapacitated;

(c) the Registrar receives a report under subsection 85.5 (2) of the Health Professions Procedural Code in Schedule 2 to the Regulated Health Professions Act, 1991 relating to a coroner; or

(d) the Registrar receives a report under subsection 85.5 (2) of the Health Professions Procedural Code in Schedule 2 to the Regulated Health Professions Act, 1991 relating to a member of the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario who provides services under section 28 of the Act, other than a coroner or pathologist. O. Reg. 273/09, s. 4 (1).

(2) Clauses (1) (b) and (d) apply only if the Registrar has actual knowledge that the member of the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario provides services under section 28 of the Act. O. Reg. 273/09, s. 4 (2).

College to notify Chief Forensic Pathologist re members other than coroners

5. (1) The Registrar of the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario shall notify the Chief Forensic Pathologist in writing if,

(a) the Registrar has reasonable grounds to believe that a pathologist has committed an act of professional misconduct, is incompetent or is incapacitated;

(b) the Registrar has reasonable grounds to believe that a member of the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario who provides services under section 28 of the Act, other than a pathologist or coroner, has committed an act of professional misconduct, is incompetent or is incapacitated;

(c) the Registrar receives a report under subsection 85.5 (2) of the Health Professions Procedural Code in Schedule 2 to the Regulated Health Professions Act, 1991 relating to a pathologist; or

(d) the Registrar receives a report under subsection 85.5 (2) of the Health Professions Procedural Code in Schedule 2 to the Regulated Health Professions Act, 1991 relating to a member of the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario who provides services under section 28 of the Act, other than a pathologist or coroner. O. Reg. 273/09, s. 5 (1).

(2) Clauses (1) (b) and (d) apply only if the Registrar has actual knowledge that the member of the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario provides services under section 28 of the Act. O. Reg. 273/09, s. 5 (2).

6. Omitted (provides for coming into force of provisions of this Regulation). O. Reg. 273/09, s. 6.