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GP 13 - Complaint Review Committee Charter

Policy Number: GP 13 Effective Date: September 2022
Last Review Date: March 2021 Next Review Date: September 2023
Review Frequency: Annually Related Supporting Documents:
  1. Source of Authority 

    The Complaint Review Committee is established pursuant to section 16 of the Act.

  2. Establishment   

    The committee is delegated authority from Council via Bylaw 3.

  3. Composition  

    3.1. The committee shall comprise a minimum of four (4) members.

    3.2. The committee shall include at least 50% public representatives appointed by the Lieutenant Governor in Council under s. 13(1)(b).

    3.3. The balance of the committee shall be Registrants appointed by Council to the membership list established in section 15 of the Act.

    3.4. Any committee member may serve as Chair.

    3.5. The Hearings Director shall designate a member of a Complaint Review Committee as Chair.

  4. Eligibility  

    4.1. Registrants must not currently be a member of College Council or another College regulatory committee.

    4.2.Registrants shall meet the competence requirements defined by Nominating Committee, including maintaining confidentiality of all information from committee meetings.

    4.3. Council is responsible for removal of registered members.

  5. Term  

    5.1. The term of office for committee members is three (3) years.

    5.2. To facilitate staggered terms, 1/3 of committee members terms will expire each year.

    5.3. The term of office for the Chair is two (2) years.

    5.4. All committee members may serve one (1) additional term.

    5.5. A member continues to hold office after the expiry of the member’s term until the member is reappointed or a successor is appointed. 


  6. Quorum  

    6.1. A quorum is four (4) members.

    6.2. A quorum must include at least 50% public representatives.

  7. Meetings 

    7.1. All decisions shall be by a majority vote.

    7.2. The Chair does not vote unless their vote would either create or resolve a tie.

    7.3. Subject to the Act, determine its own rules of procedure, calling of meetings, conduct of reviews, and matters related to them. Meetings of the committee are held in private unless otherwise determined by the committee.

  8. Duties and Powers

    The committee may: 

    8.1. review and ratify settlements under the Act;

    8.2. review and ratify settlements under the Act;

    8.3. undertake any other power or duty given to it under the Act, the Regulations, or the Bylaws.