C-48, r. 18 - Regulation respecting refresher training periods and courses of the Ordre des comptables agréés du Québec

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chapter C-48, r. 18
Regulation respecting refresher training periods and courses of the Ordre des comptables agréés du Québec
CHARTERED ACCOUNTANTS — REFRESHER TRAINING PERIODS AND COURSES
Chartered Accountants Act
(chapter C-48, s. 3).
C-48
Professional Code
(chapter C-26, s. 94, par. j).
C-26
September 1 2012
Implicitly revoked, 2012, chapter 11, s. 31.
DIVISION I
REFRESHER TRAINING PERIODS AND COURSES
1. If the board of directors is of the opinion that the level of competence of a member of the Ordre des comptables agréés du Québec falls short of the requirements for the protection of the public, it may require the member to serve a refresher training period or take a refresher course, or to do both, where:
(1)  his name is entered on the roll more than 5 years after having obtained his permit or more than 5 years after the date on which he became entitled to such a permit;
(2)  his name is re-entered on the roll after having failed to have it entered for more than 5 years;
(3)  his name is re-entered on the roll after having been struck off the roll for more than 5 years;
(4)  the professional inspection committee or the disciplinary council has made a recommendation to that effect pursuant to section 113 or 160 of the Professional Code (chapter C-26);
(5)  he returns to private practice in a partnership, either in his own office or in the employ of a partnership after having been out of practice for more than 5 years;
(6)  he has served a refresher training period or taken a refresher course not considered to conform to the objectives, the conditions and the terms determined by the board of directors.
O.C. 352-93, s. 1.
2. The board of directors shall determine the duration, content, objectives, conditions and terms of the refresher training period or course, or both, in relation to the deficiencies found in the member and having regard to the protection of the public.
O.C. 352-93, s. 2.
3. A refresher training period or course shall not extend over more than 12 consecutive months.
O.C. 352-93, s. 3.
4. The training period shall begin not later than 3 months after the date of the decision of the board of directors requiring it.
The refresher course shall be taken in the 12 months following the decision of the board of directors requiring it.
O.C. 352-93, s. 4.
DIVISION II
LIMITATION AND SUSPENSION OF THE RIGHT TO PRACTISE
5. Upon the recommendation of the professional inspection committee or of the disciplinary council, the board of directors may limit or suspend the right of the member required to serve a refresher training period or take a refresher course, or both, to engage in professional activities. It shall decide on the nature, scope and circumstances of the limitation, or the duration of the suspension, in relation to the deficiencies detected.
O.C. 352-93, s. 5.
DIVISION III
MISCELLANEOUS
6. The board of directors shall dispose of a recommendation submitted by the professional inspection committee or the disciplinary council within 90 days of its submission.
O.C. 352-93, s. 6.
7. The decision of the board of directors to limit or suspend a member’s right to practise shall, where applicable, be communicated to his employer or to the partnership of which he is a member.
O.C. 352-93, s. 7.
8. The decision of the board of directors requiring a member to serve a refresher training period or take a refresher course, or both, and limiting or suspending his right to practise, shall be substantiated and forwarded without delay to the member concerned by registered mail or by service. It may not take effect until 30 days after it has been mailed or served.
O.C. 352-93, s. 8.
9. During a training period, the board of directors may, upon the recommendation of the member directing the work of a member subject to the training period, reduce the duration and requirements of the training period and, if applicable, the limitation or suspension of the right to practise.
O.C. 352-93, s. 9.
10. (Omitted).
O.C. 352-93, s. 10.
11. (Omitted).
O.C. 352-93, s. 11.
REFERENCES
O.C. 352-93, 1993 G.O. 2, 1960
S.Q. 2008, c. 11, s. 212