Laws and Legislation

The College of Physicians and Surgeons of British Columbia is governed by the Health Professions Act and the Bylaws made under the Act. Relevant federal and provincial legislation that affect the practice of medicine are also listed below.

Health Professions Review Board

The Health Professions Review Board is an administrative tribunal made under the Health Professions Act to provide an independent review of certain decisions made by the College regarding the registration of physicians, and the timeliness and disposition of complaints made against physicians.

For more information or to submit an appeal, contact:

Health Professions Review Board
Suite 900, 747 Fort Street
Victoria BC  V8W 2E9

Office hours 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Telephone 250-953-4956
Fax 250-953-3195

Toll Free (within BC) 1-888-953-4986

Mailing Address
PO Box 9429 Stn Prov Govt
Victoria BC  V8W 9V1

Other Relevant Legislation

If you have trouble accessing the links below, please go to or call the BC Laws customer service line at 1-866-236-5544.