Disciplinary Law

May 23, 2019

Disciplinary Law
Introduction to Disciplinary Law
By Mtre Mélanie Archambault, Lawyer

Disciplinary law is the branch of law dedicated to controlling the conduct of professionals governed by a professional order, in accordance with the specific standards that govern the exercise of a profession. This area of administrative law is said to be sui generis, or “of its own kind,” in that each profession is governed by its own laws and regulations. Moreover, the disciplinary process touches on certain principles of civil and penal law, making it a hybrid legal system.

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