Discipline Hearing Citations and Orders

The College has issued the following Citation for a Discipline Hearing:


CITATION TO APPEAR
Section 37 of the Health Professions Act
 
 
TO:      Mandeep (Mindy) Sahota
             (the “Respondent”)
 
 
TAKE NOTICE that the Inquiry Committee of the College of Dental Hygienists of British Columbia (the “College”) has directed me, as the Registrar, to issue this Citation under section 37 of the Health Professions Act, R.S.B.C. 1996, c. 183 (the “Act”). A panel of the College’s Discipline Committee will conduct a hearing to inquire into your conduct, the circumstances of which are set out in the attached schedules, to determine whether you have engaged in professional misconduct and/or unprofessional conduct as defined in s. 26 of the Act.
 
AND FURTHER TAKE NOTICE that the hearing will be held as follows:
 
PLACE:           As a result of social distancing and travel restrictions arising from the COVID-19 pandemic, the hearing will proceed by videoconference using a secure Zoom link with details to be provided at a later date.
 
DATE:             June 22 and 23, 2021
 
TIME:              9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
 
AND FURTHER TAKE NOTICE that section 38(4.1) of the Act entitles you to an outline of the anticipated evidence from each of the witnesses that will be called by the College and an opportunity to inspect any documentary evidence at least fourteen (14) days prior to the hearing. Your rights relating to the hearing can be found in the Act and College Bylaws.
 
AND FURTHER TAKE NOTICE that, at the hearing, legal counsel for the College will make submissions with respect to the appropriate action to be taken regarding your registration. The action that can be taken includes but is not limited to a reprimand, the imposition of limits or conditions on your practice, suspension and/or cancellation of your registration and/or the imposition of a fine under section 39(2) of the Act.
 
Non-Appearance by Respondent: If you fail to appear at the date, time and place set for the hearing, the Discipline Committee is entitled to proceed with the hearing in your absence upon proof of receipt of the Citation by you and may take any action, without further notice to you, that it is authorized to take under the Act and College Bylaws pursuant to section 38(5) of the Act.