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Investigations & Resolutions Issues of fitness to practice, health or impairment are dealt with by the Executive Committee and separately from Discipline. Allegations of unauthorized practice, an individual or organization practising veterinary medicine without a licence in Ontario, are investigated by the Registrar. In 2014, 40 claims of unauthorized practice were investigated by the College. Matters dealt with by the Executive Committee Registrar’s Investigations 2015 2014 2013 Letters of advice, admonishment 9 33 3 2015 Mutual Acknowledgement & Undertakings 8 8 3 2014 Referral to Discipline Committee 3 4 1 2013 Notice of Intention to appoint Board of Inquiry 1 2 1 19 22 20 Outcomes of cases before the Discipline Committee 2015 2014 2013 Contested & resulted in guilty findings and ongoing 3 1 1 Agreements 6 5 5 Relicensing hearing 0 0 2 Waiting to be heard by Discipline Committee 18 10 4 Matters dealt with by the Discipline Committee 2015 2014 2013 # of veterinarians 13 11 12 Cases heard 8 7 8 Pre-hearings conferences 6 6 11 Agreements reached 6 4 5 Days of hearings 31 17 30 Court Order The Ontario Superior Court of Justice added clarity to an existing Order that a non-veterinarian stop practicing veterinary medicine. Jill Thompson and her business Pup Star continued to offer animal dentistry servic \