Sexual violence

Definitions

32.1 (1) In this section,

“sexual violence” means any sexual act or act targeting a person’s sexuality, gender identity or gender expression, whether the act is physical or psychological in nature, that is committed, threatened or attempted against a person without the person’s consent, and includes sexual assault, sexual harassment, stalking, indecent exposure, voyeurism and sexual exploitation.  2016, c. 2, Sched. 5, s. 1.

Sexual violence policy

(2) It is a condition of every registration that a private career college have a sexual violence policy that,

(a)  specifically and solely addresses sexual violence involving students enrolled at the private career college;

(b)  sets out the process for how the private career college will respond to and address incidents and complaints of sexual violence involving students enrolled at the private career college, and includes the elements specified in the regulations relating to the process;

(c)  addresses any other topics and includes any other elements required by the regulations; and

(d)  otherwise complies with the requirements set out in the regulations.  2016, c. 2, Sched. 5, s. 1.

Complaint procedure

(3) A private career college shall respond to and address incidents and complaints of sexual violence under the process set out in its sexual violence policy, and not under the student complaint procedure established under section 31.  2016, c. 2, Sched. 5, s. 1.

Inclusion in contracts

(4) Every private career college shall include its sexual violence policy in every contract made between the private career college and a student.  2016, c. 2, Sched. 5, s. 1.

Inclusion in contracts

(5) Every private career college shall ensure that student input is considered, in accordance with any regulations, in the development of its sexual violence policy and every time the policy is reviewed or amended.  2016, c. 2, Sched. 5, s. 1.

Review

(6) Every private career college shall review its sexual violence policy at least once every three years and amend it as appropriate.  2016, c. 2, Sched. 5, s. 1.

Implementation of policy and other measures

(7) Every private career college shall,

(a)  implement its sexual violence policy in accordance with the regulations; and

(b)  implement any other measure or do any other thing it is required to do under the regulations relating to sexual violence involving students enrolled at the private career college.  2016, c. 2, Sched. 5, s. 1.