Medical Act


36(1) Where the licence or specialist's licence of a member or associate member has been suspended under subsection 35(3), or in any other case where the licence or specialist's licence has expired or lapsed under this Act or the previous Act, such person may apply to the Registrar for relicensing.

36(2) Where a person referred to in subsection (1) satisfies the Registrar

 

(a) of his intention to practise medicine in the Province,

 

(b) as to his activities since the date of the suspension or expiry or lapsing of his licence,

 

(c) that he has maintained and possesses an appropriate level of medical skill and knowledge,

 

(d)  as to his good standing in all jurisdictions in which he has practised medicine or osteopathy since the date of the suspension or expiry or lapsing of his licence, and

 

(e)  that he has paid all fees or any other amounts owing to the College and such penalty as may be prescribed,

 

the Registrar may issue a licence to such person, and issue a specialist's licence to such person in the specialties in which he formerly held a specialist's licence.

36(3) Where the Registrar is not satisfied with the evidence presented pursuant to subsection (2), he may refer the matter to the Complaints and Registrations Committee, and shall refer it if the applicant requests in writing.

36(4) Upon a referral pursuant to subsection (3), the Complaints and Registrations Committee, in consultation with the Registrar, shall consider the eligibility of the application, and may make such inquiries or demand such further information as the Committee sees fit, and the Committee shall report its findings and recommendations to Council.

36(5) Upon the Committee reporting to Council pursuant to subsection (4), the Council may

(a) direct the Registrar to issue to the applicant a licence or specialist's licence,

(b) direct the Registrar to issue to the applicant a licence or specialist's licence subject to such conditions, limitations or restrictions as Council considers appropriate,

(c) adjourn further consideration of the application, pending completion of the applicant of such training, upgrading, clinical examinations or other examinations as the Council may designate, or

(d) direct the Registrar to refuse the application, where Council is not satisfied that the applicant meets the criteria set out in subsection (2).