Regulated Health Professions
Regulated Health Professions Act, 1991 (RHPA), which came into force
on December 31, 1993, and amended in June 2007, provides a common
legislative framework under which all regulated health professions
in Ontario must function. Currently 28 health professions (23 fully
regulated, 5 transitional) are regulated under the RHPA.
underlying objectives of the RHPA are:
protect the public from harm and from unqualified, incompetent or
promote safe high quality care;
make regulated health professions accountable to the
provide patients/clients access to health care professionals of
achieve equality and consistency by requiring all regulated health
professions adhere to the same purposes, procedures and public
treat individual patients/clients and health professionals in an
assigns duties and responsibilities to:
Minister of Health and Long-Term Care;
Colleges that regulate health professions;
Health Professions Regulatory Advisory Council; and
Health Professions Appeal and Review Board.
click here to view the Regulated Health
Professions Act, 1991 on e-Laws.
regulated health profession in Ontario has, in addition to the
RHPA,1991 (RHPA), a profession specific Act which establishes a
regulatory college responsible for governing the profession to
ensure the public is protected. The Homeopathy Act, 2007 establishes
the College of Homeopathy of Ontario.
Homeopathy Act, 2007 sets out:
scope of practice of homeopathy is defined as "...the assessment
of body system disorders and treatment using homeopathic
techniques to promote, maintain or restore health.";
- Title protection,
authorizing only members of the College of Homeopathy of Ontario
the use of the title "homeopath", a variation or abbreviation or
an equivalent in another language;
composition of the College Council;
appointment of the Transitional Council and Registrar by the
Lieutenant Governor in Council;
Transitional Council and Registrar to implement the Homeopathy
Act, 2007 and the RHPA.
click here to view the Homeopathy Act, 2007 on
Bylaws for the transitional Council of the College of Homeopathy of
Ontario were approved and enacted by the transitional Council at the
inaugural transitional Council meeting on November 3, 2009. To
obtain a copy please contact us.
We welcome your
comments, questions, concerns,
or requests for
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