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filed July 24, 2023 under Regulated Health Professions Act, 1991, S.O. 1991, c. 18

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ontario regulation 201/23

made under the

Regulated Health Professions Act, 1991

Made: July 17, 2023
Approved: July 20, 2023
Filed: July 24, 2023
Published on e-Laws: July 24, 2023
Published in The Ontario Gazette: August 12, 2023

Use of Doctor Title


1. In this Regulation,

“out of province physician” means a person who is exempted from subsections 9 (1) and (3) of the Medicine Act, 1991 by a regulation made under that Act.

Use of “doctor” title

2. (1) Despite subsection 33 (1) of the Act, an out of province physician may use the title “doctor”, a variation or abbreviation or an equivalent in another language in the course of providing or offering to provide, in Ontario, health care to individuals.

(2) In this section,

“abbreviation” includes an abbreviation of a variation.


3. This Regulation comes into force on the later of the day section 1 of Schedule 2 to the Your Health Act, 2023 comes into force and the day this Regulation is filed.

Made by:
Pris par :

La ministre de la Santé,

Sylvia Jones

Minister of Health

Date made: July 17, 2023
Pris le : 17 juillet 2023