Allegations of professional misconduct are heard by the Discipline Committee. This committee considers the allegations, hears
The Discipline Committee is governed by the Chartered Professional Accountants of Ontario Act, 2017, the Statutory Powers Procedure Act, as well as the By-law of the CPA Ontario. Regulation 6-2 and the Rules of Practice and Procedure apply to how the hearing is held. Unless the Discipline Committee orders otherwise, hearings are open to the public.
At a discipline hearing,
If the Discipline Committee finds there was professional misconduct, it hears evidence and submissions as to the appropriate sanctions. The committee has the power to order a variety of sanctions, including reprimands, fines, suspensions or revocation of membership or registration, specific education, further investigation, and practice restrictions. It may also order its sanctions to be published in the media. These decisions are publicly available.
To make a motion for reconsideration, including readmission or reregistration, please email the Adjudicative Tribunals Secretary or call 416.969.4382.
Matters currently set for hearing before the Discipline Committee are found here.