Medical Act

61.5(1) The Council shall report to the Minister of Health and Community Services within two years after the commencement of this section, and within thirty days at any time thereafter on the request of the Minister, respecting the measures it is taking and has taken to prevent and deal with sexual abuse of patients by members of the College.

61.5(2) The Council shall report annually to the Minister of Health and Community Services respecting any complaints received concerning sexual abuse of patients by members or former members of the College.

61.5(3) A report under subsection (2) shall be made within two months after the end of each calendar year and shall contain the following information:

(a) the number of complaints received during the calendar year for which the report is made and the date each complaint was received;


(b) with respect to each complaint received during the calendar year for which the report is made

(i) a description of the complaint in general non-identifying terms;


(ii) the order of Council with respect to the complaint and the date of the order;


(iii) if allegations are referred to the Complaints and Registration Committee, the Review Committee or a Board of Inquiry, the findings and decision of the Committee or Board and the date or the decision; and


(vi) whether an appeal was made for the findings and decision of the Committee or a Board and the date and outcome of the appeal; and

(c) with respect to each complaint reported in a previous calendar year, a report on the status of the complaint in accordance with paragraph (b) if the proceedings initiated as a result of the complaint were not finally determined in the calendar year in which the complaint was first received.