REVISED STATUTES, 1989
1 This Act may be cited as the Degree Granting Act. R.S., c. 123, s. 1.
(d) sell, offer for sale, or provide by agreement for a fee, reward or other remuneration, a diploma, certificate, document or other material that is, or indicates or implies the granting or conferring of, a degree,
5 (1) Where the Minister has reasonable and probable grounds to believe that an institution has contravened any of the provisions of this Act or the regulations, an inspector designated by the Minister in writing may at any reasonable time enter upon the premises of that institution to make an inspection for the purpose of determining whether or not the institution is in contravention of this Act or the regulations.
(a) is entitled to free access to all books of account, cash, documents, bank accounts, vouchers, correspondence and records of the institution being inspected that are relevant for the purposes of the inspection; and
(b) may, upon giving a receipt therefor, remove any material referred to in clause (a) that relates to the purpose of the inspection for the purpose of making a copy thereof, in which case the inspector shall make a copy with dispatch and return the material promptly thereafter to the institution being inspected,
and every director or officer of a corporation who knowingly concurs in such furnishing of false information or contravention by the corporation is guilty of an offence and on conviction is liable to a fine of not more than twenty thousand dollars or to imprisonment for a term of not more than one year, or to both.
(2) Where the institution convicted of an offence under subsection (1) is a corporation, the maximum penalty that may be imposed upon the corporation is two hundred and fifty thousand dollars. R.S., c. 123, s. 6; 2006, c. 26, s. 4.
(e) establishing a process to review the quality of programs, instructors, facilities and academic standards of an institution applying for authorization to grant a degree or authorized to grant a degree under this Act;
(g) respecting educational standards of institutions applying for authorization to grant a degree or authorized to grant a degree under this Act, including standards for the quality of programs, instructors, facilities and academic standards;