1.01 In this By-Law, and in any other By-Law of the CRTO, unless otherwise defined or required by the context of the specific provision, the following words and phrases shall have the meanings set out below:
  Act The Respiratory Therapy Act, 1991, as amended from time to time and the regulations made under it
The Health Professions Procedural Code, being Schedule 2 of the Regulated Health Professions Act, 1991
The acronym for the College of Respiratory Therapists of Ontario
The fees payable to the CRTO by a member or applicant
Unless further defined, or the context indicates otherwise, is an individual who holds a certificate of registration with the CRTO
A sub-group of a Committee of the CRTO
  Policies and Procedures
The documented processes or courses of action undertaken by the CRTO in anticipation of or response to foreseeable or recurring concerns or issues
Any action or process undertaken related to the investigation, hearing or restriction (i.e., terms, conditions and limitations (TCLs) or suspension of a certificate of registration) of a Member’s practice
The profession of Respiratory Care or Respiratory Therapy
Person hired by the Council to act as Chief Executive Officer for the CRTO as required by the Code and as described in Article 4 of this By-Law; includes a person appointed as Acting Registrar by the Council during a vacancy in the office of the Registrar or during the disability or prolonged absence of the Registrar
  Respiratory Therapist A Member of the CRTO
  Respiratory Therapy As defined in the Act as the providing of oxygen therapy, cardio-respiratory equipment monitoring and the assessment and treatment of cardio-respiratory and associated disorders to maintain or restore ventilation; includes the practice of Respiratory Care
  RHPA The Regulated Health Professions Act, 1991, as amended from time to time and includes the Code