Medical Act

7.1(1) A regulation or provision of a regulation, or a regulation amending or replacing a regulation or provision of a regulation, made or enacted by the Council which
(a) provides for continuing medical education,

(b) establishes qualifications for registration of a person in the Medical Register, Medical Education Register, Regulated Licenses Register or Osteopathic Register, or

(c) deals with or related to conflict of interest,

is not effective until approved by the Minister of Health and Community Services.

7.1(2)  For the purposes of subsection (1), “conflict of interest” means a conflict of interest resulting from

(a) the member or associate member being a member of a board, committee or other body of the College, a hospital or government agency having decision making authority or acting in an advisory capacity with respect to matters that may benefit the member or associate member, directly or indirectly; in their practice of medicine;

(b)  the member or associate member receiving a financial or other benefit from their direct or indirect ownership of an interest in a commercial enterprise that provides a product or service that may be prescribed or recommended by them for a patient or in their practice of medicine; or

(c)  the member or associate member receiving a financial or other benefit, directly or indirectly, in circumstances that may conflict with their professional responsibilities as a member, associate member or in their practice of medicine.

 

7.1(3) This section does not apply to the repeal or replacement of a regulation or a provision of a regulation resulting from a consolidation of a regulation or regulations.