What is the threshold test for determining jurisdiction in a professional misconduct case?

British Columbia, Canada


The following excerpt is from Li v. College of Pharmacists of British Columbia, 1994 CanLII 2943 (BC CA):

20 Counsel were in accord that the threshold test to be applied on the issue of jurisdiction is whether the allegations, if proved, could reasonably be regarded as professional misconduct. See Pearlman v. Manitoba Law Society Judicial Committee, 1991 CanLII 26 (SCC), [1991] 2 S.C.R. 869 at 880.

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