D-3, r. 7 - Regulation respecting the terms and conditions for the issue of permits by the Ordre des dentistes du Québec

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chapter D-3, r. 7
Regulation respecting the terms and conditions for the issue of permits by the Ordre des dentistes du Québec
DENTISTS — ISSUE OF PERMITS
Dental Act
(chapter D-3, s. 3).
D-3
Professional Code
(chapter C-26, s. 94, par. i).
C-26
September 1 2012
DIVISION I
ISSUE OF PERMIT
1. The board of directors of the Ordre des dentistes du Québec shall issue a permit to a person who:
(1)  holds a diploma recognized by the Government pursuant to subparagraph a of the first paragraph of section 184 of the Professional Code (chapter C-26) or holds a diploma recognized as equivalent by the board of directors or has training recognized as equivalent by the board of directors;
(2)  has passed the examination set by the Ordre des dentistes du Québec provided for in Division II or has passed the theoretical and clinical examination of the National Dental Examining Board of Canada;
(3)  has completed an application for a permit;
(4)  has paid the costs for the issue of the permit determined by resolution of the board of directors pursuant to paragraph 8 of section 86.0.1 of the Code; and
(5)  has demonstrated a working knowledge of the official language of Québec, in compliance with the provisions of the Charter of the French language (chapter C-11).
O.C. 619-93, s. 1.
DIVISION II
EXAMINATION OF THE ORDER
2. The examination of the Order is designed to:
(1)  assess the candidate’s understanding and mastery of the technical knowledge and skills acquired in the practice of dentistry during training; and
(2)  determine whether the candidate is competent to practise dentistry independently.
O.C. 619-93, s. 2.
3. Any candidate for the practice of dentistry wishing to register for the examination of the Order shall, not later than 60 days before the date set for an examination:
(1)  give notice of his intention to sit for the examination by filling out a registration form provided for that purpose and sending it to the secretary of the Order together with any documents required;
(2)  have paid the costs related thereto determined by resolution of the board of directors pursuant to paragraph 8 of section 86.0.1 of the Code.
In the case of a supplemental examination referred to in section 14, the candidate shall in addition fill out and send to the secretary of the Order the prescribed attestation stating that he has completed, according to the prescribed standards, any additional period of training required.
O.C. 619-93, s. 3.
4. A candidate may be ruled ineligible to sit for an examination on the grounds that he has not met the terms and conditions provided for in section 3.
O.C. 619-93, s. 4.
5. At least 90 days in advance, the board of directors shall fix by resolution:
(1)  the date and place of the holding of at least 1 annual examination of the Order with mention of the date and place of each test, where applicable, and the holding of a corresponding supplemental examination for each test; and
(2)  the form of each test, which may be written or oral, theoretical or clinical.
O.C. 619-93, s. 5.
6. The Comité des examinateurs shall prepare the questions for each test in private or, where it is a clinical test, determine what it will consist of and shall exercise general supervision during the holding of the tests and see to the correction of each test.
O.C. 619-93, s. 6.
7. A candidate may use either French or English during the examination.
O.C. 619-93, s. 7.
8. The minimum pass mark for the examination is 65% in each test.
O.C. 619-93, s. 8; O.C. 1575-97, s. 1.
9. The questions asked and the answers given during an oral examination shall be recorded mechanically.
O.C. 619-93, s. 9.
10. An oral examination shall be corrected by 3 examiners designated by the board of directorsau or the Comité des examinateurs.
Notwithstanding the foregoing, the president of the Order or, failing the president, the chair of the Comité des examinateurs, may designate a substitute examiner to replace an examiner unable to act or to assist an examiner, if the need arises.
O.C. 619-93, s. 10.
11. Once the examination has been corrected, a list of candidates who have passed the examination and a list of those who have failed it shall be forwarded immediately to the secretary of the Order, who shall then forward the result to each candidate by mail within 20 days of the holding of the examination.
O.C. 619-93, s. 11.
12. Where a candidate fails to obtain the pass mark on a test forming part of the examination, a jury composed of at least 3 examiners appointed by the board of directors shall review the mark obtained by the candidate provided that the candidate applies therefor in writing within 30 days of the mailing of the transcript of his marks and provided that the application is accompanied by the costs for review determined by resolution of the board of directors pursuant to paragraph 8 of section 86.0.1 of the Code.
The examiners shall have 30 days from the date of receipt of such an application to conduct their review and forward the result to the secretary of the Order, who shall then forward the result within 5 days to the candidate by mail. The mark given after the review is final.
O.C. 619-93, s. 12.
13. A candidate who fails a test forming part of the examination or who fails to appear at the test shall be entitled to a supplemental examination before a jury composed of 3 examiners appointed by the board of directors.
The provisions of section 12 shall apply to a supplemental examination, with the necessary modifications.
O.C. 619-93, s. 13.
14. A candidate may sit for only one supplemental examination for each test unless the board of directors decides, after having determined whether the candidate’s deficiencies may be corrected by an additional period of training, that he may sit for the examination again, after completing such period of additional training.
The board of directors shall notify the candidate in writing of its decision with respect to additional training at the same time that it sends him the results of the supplemental examination. The decision is final.
O.C. 619-93, s. 14.
15. A candidate shall automatically receive a failure on an examination of the Order and shall not be allowed to sit for a supplemental examination where he registered for that examination of the Order under false pretenses or where it is determined that the candidate participated in plagiarism or fraud or attempted to participate in such acts.
O.C. 619-93, s. 15.
16. (Omitted).
O.C. 619-93, s. 16.
REFERENCES
O.C. 619-93, 1993 G.O. 2, 2680
O.C. 1575-97, 1997 G.O. 2, 5834
S.Q. 2008, c. 11, ss. 212 and 213