Entitlement and Eligibility

As per section 1-6(2) of the Bylaws under the Health Professions Act:

For the purposes of an election, every registrant is assigned to the electoral district of the registrant’s business address that was specified in the register under section 21(2) of the Act as of the eligibility date.

As per section 1-7 of the Bylaws under the Health Professions Act:

Entitlement to vote

Only a registrant in good standing in the full, special, academic, osteopathic or retired-life classes of registration is entitled to vote and to nominate candidates for election to the board.

As per section 1-8 of the Bylaws under the Health Professions Act:

Eligibility for election

(1) Only a registrant in good standing in the full, special, academic, or osteopathic classes of registration, who has a business address in the electoral district for which a vacancy on the board exists, may stand for election to the board.

(2) At the time of election and during the term, if elected,

(a) the registrant may not be a director or officer of the Doctors of BC (British Columbia Medical Association), the Canadian Medical Protective Association, the Canadian Medical Association, the Society of General Practitioners of BC, or the Society of Specialist Physicians and Surgeons of BC, and

(b) the registrant may not hold a position which would cause the registrant, if elected, to have a conflict of interest by virtue of having competing fiduciary obligations to both the College and another organization.