C-16, r. 6.1 - Regulation respecting the committee on training of chiropractors

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chapter C-16, r. 6.1
Regulation respecting the committee on training of chiropractors
CHIROPRACTORS — COMMITTEE ON TRAINING
Chiropractic Act
(chapter C-16, s. 3).
C-16
Professional Code
(chapter C-26, s. 184, 2nd par.).
C-26
September 1 2012
1. A committee on training is hereby established within the Ordre des chiropraticiens du Québec.
O.C. 435-2012, s. 1.
2. The committee is an advisory committee whose mandate is to examine matters relating to the quality of the training of chiropractors, in keeping with the respective and complementary jurisdictions of the Order, the educational institutions at the university level and the Minister of Higher Education, Research, Science and Technology.
Quality of training means the adequacy of training in relation to the professional skills to be acquired to practise as a chiropractor.
The committee is to consider, in respect of training:
(1)  the objectives of the training programs offered by educational institutions at the university level that lead to a diploma giving access to a permit or a specialist’s certificate;
(2)  the objectives of the other terms and conditions for the issue of permits or specialist’s certificates that may be imposed by a regulation of the board of directors, such as a professional training period, course or examination; and
(3)  the diploma or training equivalence standards prescribed by regulation of the board of directors, giving access to a permit or a specialist’s certificate.
O.C. 435-2012, s. 2; S.Q. 2013, c. 28, s. 204.
3. The committee is composed of 5 members chosen for their knowledge and the responsibilities they have exercised in the matters of training referred to in section 2.
The Conference of Rectors and Principals of Québec Universities appoints 2 members.
The Minister of Higher Education, Research, Science and Technology or the Minister’s representative appoints 1 member and, if necessary, one alternate.
The board of directors appoints 2 members of the Order, and the committee chooses one of those 2 members as its chair.
The committee may also authorize persons or representatives of interested bodies to take part in its meetings.
O.C. 435-2012, s. 3; S.Q. 2013, c. 28, s. 204.
4. The members of the committee are appointed for a term of 3 years.
The members remain in office until they are reappointed or replaced.
O.C. 435-2012, s. 4.
5. The functions of the committee are:
(1)  to review each year, in the light of developments in knowledge and practice, particularly as regards protection of the public, the quality of training and, where applicable, to report to the board of directors; and
(2)  to give an opinion to the board of directors, with respect to the quality of training:
(a)  on projects involving the review or development of the objectives or standards referred to in the third paragraph of section 2; and
(b)  on the means that could promote the quality of training, in particular by proposing solutions to the problems observed.
The committee is to include in its report, where applicable, and in its opinion the point of view of each of its members.
O.C. 435-2012, s. 5.
6. The members of the committee must endeavour to collect information relevant to the committee’s functions from the bodies that appointed them or from any other interested body or person.
O.C. 435-2012, s. 6.
7. The chair sets the date, time and place of the committee’s meetings.
Despite the foregoing, the chair is to call a meeting if at least 3 of its members so request.
O.C. 435-2012, s. 7.
8. The committee is to hold at least 2 meetings per year.
O.C. 435-2012, s. 8.
9. The quorum of the committee is 3 members, including 1 member appointed by the board of directors, 1 by the Conference and 1 by the Minister of Higher Education, Research, Science and Technology.
O.C. 435-2012, s. 9; S.Q. 2013, c. 28, s. 204.
10. The secretarial services required by the committee are provided by the Order.
The person designated by the Order to act as secretary sees to the drawing up and conservation of the committee’s minutes, reports and opinions.
O.C. 435-2012, s. 10.
11. The board of directors must send a copy of the committee’s report, where applicable, and the committee’s opinion to the Conference, the Minister of Higher Education, Research, Science and Technology and the Office des professions du Québec.
O.C. 435-2012, s. 11; S.Q. 2013, c. 28, s. 204.
12. The annual report of the Order must contain the conclusions of the committee’s report, where applicable, and of its opinions.
O.C. 435-2012, s. 12.
13. Despite the first paragraph of section 4, for the first committee established after 31 May 2012, one of the members appointed by the board of directors and one of the members appointed by the Conference are appointed for a term of 2 years.
O.C. 435-2012, s. 13.
14. (Omitted).
O.C. 435-2012, s. 14.
REFERENCES
O.C. 435-2012, 2012 G.O. 2, 1435
S.Q. 2013, c. 28, s. 204