97. The members of the discipline committee have the powers and immunity of commissioners appointed under the Act respecting public inquiry commissions (chapter C-37), except the power to order imprisonment.
They have all the powers of the Superior Court to compel witnesses to appear and answer, and to punish them if they refuse; for such purposes, the respondent is deemed to be a witness. The discipline committee has jurisdiction to the exclusion of any court, in first instance.
2008, c. 9, s. 97; 2009, c. 58, s. 149.