O. Reg. 321/00: GENERAL
filed June 2, 2000 under Dental Technology Act, 1991, S.O. 1991, c. 23Skip to content
ONTARIO REGULATION 321/00
made under the
Dental Technology Act, 1991
Made: April 14, 2000
Approved: May 31, 2000
Filed: June 2, 2000
Amending O. Reg. 604/98
1. Subsection 2 (1) of Ontario Regulation 604/98 is amended by adding the following paragraph:
1.1 Peer assessments.
2. The Regulation is amended by adding the following section:
8.1 (1) The Committee shall select at least 5 per cent of the members at random in each year to undergo a peer assessment under section 82 of the Health Professions Procedural Code.
(2) A member shall undergo a peer assessment if he or she is selected at random under subsection (1) or referred for such an assessment under clause 8 (3) (d).
(3) The Committee shall appoint a member under section 81 of the Code to conduct a peer assessment of another member’s practice.
(4) The Committee shall give written notice to each member required to undergo a peer assessment.
(5) The member shall make himself or herself available for a peer assessment which shall take place within 30 days of the member receiving notice.
(6) The assessor shall submit a written report of the peer assessment to the Committee within seven days of completing the assessment and shall provide a copy to the member.
(7) If the assessment reveals that the member has failed to comply with College standards, the assessor shall include in the report recommendations as to any remedial actions that should be completed by the member to correct these failures, together with recommendations as to the timeframe for completing these actions.
(8) A member may make written submissions to the Committee within seven days of receiving the assessor’s report.
(9) After reviewing the assessor’s report and considering the member’s written submission, if any, the Committee may, subject to subsection (10),
(a) if the Committee is of the opinion that there is a deficiency in the member’s knowledge, skills or judgment,
(i) grant the member a specified period of time to correct the deficiency, or
(ii) direct the member to take and complete specified educational programs within a specified period of time;
(b) if the Committee is of the opinion that the member may have committed an act of professional misconduct or may be incompetent or incapacitated, disclose the name of the member and allegations against the member to the Executive Committee; or
(c) direct that no further action is required.
(10) The Committee shall not make an order under subsection (9) unless it,
(a) gives the member written notice of its intention to make the order;
(b) allows the member 15 days from the date of receipt of a notice under clause (a) to submit to the Committee a written request that the Committee reconsider the order together with written submissions in support of the request; and
(c) considers the request and submissions, if any, of the member.
(11) If the Committee decides to take action under clause (9) (a), it may at the same time or at a later time require the member to undergo a second peer assessment, and subsections (3) to (10) apply to that assessment.
(12) A member shall not be required to undergo more than one assessment under subsection (11).
3. Subsection 9 (1) of the Regulation is revoked and the following substituted:
Imposition of Terms, Conditions or Limitations
(1) If a member does not participate in or does not successfully complete a continuing education or remedial program specified by the Committee in an order under clause 8 (3) (c) or does not take or successfully complete educational programs specified by the Committee in an order under subclause 8.1 (9) (a) (ii), the Committee may direct the Registrar to impose terms, conditions or limitations on the member’s certificate of registration for a specified period of time not exceeding six months.
(1.1) The Committee shall not direct the imposition of terms, conditions or limitations on a member’s certificate under subsection (1) unless,
(a) it gives the member written notice of its intention to do so;
(b) it allows the member 15 days from receipt of the notice under clause (a) to make written submissions to the Committee; and
(c) it consider any submission that the member may make.
Council of the College of
Dental Technologists of Ontario:
Dated on April 14, 2000.