Statutory Committees

The Health Professions Act stipulates a number of committees and positions that colleges must have.


Registration Committee

  • A registration committee reviews applications for registration and reinstatement

Competence Committee

  • A competence committee makes recommendations to Council on continuing competence requirements and assessments of those requirements
  • Is authorized by the Dental Hygienists Profession Regulations to conduct practice visits of regulated members

Complaint Review Committee

  • The complaint review committee reviews the dismissal of a complaint under the professional conduct section when requested by a complainant¬†
  • The complaint review committee reviews and ratifies settlements under the alternative resolution section of the HPA

Hearing Tribunal

  • Not a true committee, a hearing tribunal is established when a complaint of unprofessional conduct with respect to a member is referred for a hearing.¬†
  • The HPA stipulates the percentage of public members that must be on a hearing tribunal