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Restricted Title

The Medical Laboratory Technology Act, 1991 governs the profession of medical laboratory technology and defines the restricted title of Medical Laboratory Technologist as follows:

Restricted titles

9. (1) No person other than a member shall use the title “Medical Laboratory Technologist”, a variation or abbreviation or an equivalent in another language. 1991, c. 28, s. 9 (1)

"As of Right" Applicants
In accordance with Ontario Regulation 198/23 of the Medical Laboratory Technology Act, 1991 (MLT Act), a person registered as a Medical Laboratory Technologist (MLT) with a regulatory authority in a Canadian jurisdiction other than Ontario is exempt from subsection 9 (1) and (2), Restricted titles, if they meet all the conditions outlined in the regulation.