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Dental Technology Act, 1991
Loi de 1991 sur les technologues dentaires

ONTARIO REGULATION 874/93

REGISTRATION

Consolidation Period: From February 17, 2012 to the e-Laws currency date.

Last amendment: O. Reg. 20/12.

This Regulation is made in English only.

1. The following are prescribed as classes of certificates of registration:

1. General.

2. Inactive. O. Reg. 874/93, s. 1.

2. A person may apply for the issue of a certificate of registration in a class set out in section 1 by submitting an application to the Registrar, in the form that shall be supplied by the Registrar, together with the application fee. O. Reg. 874/93, s. 2.

3. It is a registration requirement for a certificate of registration of any class that the applicant provide details of any of the following that relate to the applicant:

1. Any of the following that result from a charge under any federal, provincial, territorial or municipal law, or law of a jurisdiction outside Canada:

i. A conviction.

ii. A finding of guilt.

iii. A verdict of unfit to stand trial.

iv. A verdict of not criminally responsible on account of mental disorder.

2. A finding of professional misconduct, incompetency or incapacity in Ontario in relation to another health profession, or in another jurisdiction in relation to the profession or another health profession.

3. A current proceeding for professional misconduct, incompetency or incapacity in Ontario in relation to another health profession, or in another jurisdiction in relation to the profession or another health profession.

4. An unsuccessful application for registration as a dental technologist in Ontario or another jurisdiction.

5. An attempt to pass a licensing examination in Ontario or another jurisdiction that has not, at the time of the application, resulted in a passing grade. O. Reg. 874/93, s. 3; O. Reg. 20/12, s. 1.

4. It is a condition of a certificate of registration of any class that the member provide the College with details of any of the following that relate to the member and that occur or arise after the registration of the member:

1. Any of the following that result from a charge under any federal, provincial, territorial or municipal law, or law of a jurisdiction outside Canada:

i. A conviction.

ii. A finding of guilt.

iii. A verdict of unfit to stand trial.

iv. A verdict of not criminally responsible on account of mental disorder.

2. A finding of professional misconduct, incompetency or incapacity in Ontario in relation to another health profession, or in another jurisdiction in relation to the profession or another health profession.

3. A proceeding for professional misconduct, incompetency or incapacity in Ontario in relation to another profession, or in another jurisdiction in relation to the profession or another health profession. O. Reg. 874/93, s. 4; O. Reg. 20/12, s. 2.

5. (1) An applicant for issuance of a general certificate of registration must meet the following non-exemptible registration requirements:

1. The applicant must have,

i. in the case of an applicant other than an applicant under subparagraph ii,

A. successfully completed Grade 12 or its equivalent, and

B. successfully completed an approved program in dental technology at a College of Applied Arts and Technology in Ontario, or at an educational institution outside of Ontario that the Registration Committee considers to be the equivalent to the educational program currently being taught in the Colleges of Applied Arts and Technology in Ontario,

C. Revoked: O. Reg. 20/12, s. 3 (1).

ii. in the case of an applicant who has previously held a certificate of registration under the Act or under a predecessor of the Act which certificate has lapsed,

A. successfully completed a course of training as a dental technologist that, in the opinion of the Registration Committee, is substantially similar, but not equivalent, to the training described in sub-subparagraph i B, and

B. provided evidence of having successfully completed refresher courses such that the combination of the course of training in sub-subparagraph A and the refresher courses is, in the opinion of the Registration Committee, equivalent to the training described in sub-subparagraph i B.

2. The applicant must have successfully completed the registration examinations set or approved by the Registration Committee, and complied with all requirements associated with those examinations, including payment of the examination fees required by the by-laws.

3. The applicant must provide proof of eligibility to acquire professional liability insurance and, before the issuance of a certificate, must show proof of actual coverage, in the amount and in the form as required by the by-laws.

4. Revoked: O. Reg. 20/12, s. 3 (3).

O. Reg. 874/93, s. 5 (1); O. Reg. 875/93, s. 1; O. Reg. 20/12, ss. 3 (1)-(3).

(2) Revoked: O. Reg. 20/12, s. 3 (4).

6. The following are registration requirements for a general certificate of registration:

1. The applicant’s past and present conduct must afford reasonable grounds for belief that the applicant,

i. does not have any quality or characteristic, including any mental or physical condition or disorder, that could affect his or her ability to practise dental technology in a safe manner,

ii. will practise dental technology with decency, integrity, honesty and in accordance with the law, and

iii. will display professional behaviour.

2. The applicant must be a Canadian citizen or a permanent resident of Canada or be authorized under the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act (Canada) to engage in the practice of the profession.

3. The applicant must be able to speak and write either English or French with reasonable fluency. O. Reg. 20/12, s. 4.

7. (1) The following are conditions of a general certificate of registration:

1. The member shall not engage in the practice of the profession unless the member is a Canadian citizen or a permanent resident of Canada or is authorized under the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act (Canada) to engage in the practice of the profession.

2. The member shall maintain professional liability insurance in the amount and in the form as required by the by-laws. O. Reg. 20/12, s. 4.

(2) A member shall, within 14 days of being requested to do so by the College or the Registrar or an employee of the College, provide evidence that the member is in compliance with subsection (1). O. Reg. 20/12, s. 4.

(3) Where a member fails to provide the evidence required under subsection (2) within the required time, the Registrar shall immediately give the member notice of intention to suspend the member and may suspend the member’s certificate of registration where the member has not provided the evidence within 30 days from the giving of that notice. O. Reg. 20/12, s. 4.

8. (1) Where section 22.18 of the Health Professions Procedural Code applies to an applicant, the requirements of paragraphs 1 and 2 of subsection 5 (1) are deemed to have been met by the applicant. O. Reg. 20/12, s. 4.

(2) Despite subsection (1), it is a non-exemptible registration requirement that an applicant referred to in subsection (1) provide one or more certificates or letters or other evidence satisfactory to the Registrar or a panel of the Registration Committee confirming that the applicant is in good standing as a dental technologist in every jurisdiction where the applicant holds an out-of-province certificate. O. Reg. 20/12, s. 4.

(3) An applicant referred to in subsection (1) is deemed to have met the requirements of paragraph 3 of section 6 where the requirements for the issuance of the applicant’s out-of-province certificate of registration included language proficiency requirements equivalent to those required by that paragraph. O. Reg. 20/12, s. 4.

(4) Despite subsection (1), an applicant is not deemed to have met a requirement if that requirement is described in subsection 22.18 (3) of the Health Professions Procedural Code. O. Reg. 20/12, s. 4.

9. (1) It is a non-exemptible registration requirement for an inactive certificate of registration that the member have previously been the holder of a general certificate of registration. O. Reg. 874/93, s. 9 (1).

(2) It is a condition of an inactive certificate of registration that the member not practice as a dental technologist in Ontario. O. Reg. 874/93, s. 9 (2).

10. A member who holds an inactive certificate of registration shall, upon application, be issued a general certificate of registration if the member,

(a) has been an inactive member for less than three years; or

(b) has satisfactorily completed a refresher course and examinations set or approved by the College within the fifteen months prior to the application for reinstatement as a general member. O. Reg. 874/93, s. 10.

11. It is a condition of every certificate of registration that the member shall submit all information required by the by-laws, in the form and manner provided by the by-laws, and at the times provided for in the by-laws. O. Reg. 20/12, s. 5.

12. (1) Where the Registrar suspends a member’s certificate of registration pursuant to section 24 of the Health Professions Procedural Code, the Registrar may lift the suspension on payment of,

(a) the fee the member failed to pay;

(b) all outstanding fees and penalties that were required by the by-laws; and

(c) any other applicable fees required by the by-laws. O. Reg. 20/12, s. 6.

(2) If the Registrar suspends a member’s certificate of registration under subsection 7 (3), the Registrar may lift the suspension on the receipt of the evidence that was requested under that subsection and the payment of the reinstatement fee required by the by-laws. O. Reg. 20/12, s. 6.

(3) Where the Registrar suspends a member’s certificate of registration as mentioned in subsection (1) or (2) and the suspension is not lifted, the certificate is automatically revoked as of the second anniversary of the suspension. O. Reg. 20/12, s. 6.

(4) A member may be reinstated if the member applies for reinstatement within two years of the suspension of the certificate of registration. O. Reg. 20/12, s. 6.

13.-16. Revoked: O. Reg. 20/12, s. 7.

17. Omitted (provides for coming into force of provisions of this Regulation). O. Reg. 874/93, s. 17.