I-10, r. 6 - Regulation respecting the committee on training of forest engineers

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chapter I-10, r. 6
Regulation respecting the committee on training of forest engineers
FOREST ENGINEERS — COMMITTEE ON TRAINING
Forest Engineers Act
(chapter I-10, s. 4).
I-10
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 ingénieurs forestiers du Québec.
O.C. 581-2005, s. 1.
2. The committee is an advisory committee whose mandate is to examine matters relating to the quality of the training of forest engineers, in keeping with the respective and complementary jurisdictions of the Order, the university educational institutions and the Minister of Higher Education, Research, Science and Technology.
Quality of training means the appropriateness of the professional skills training required for the practice of the profession of forest engineer.
As regards training, the committee is to consider
(1)  the objectives of the training programs offered by educational institutions leading to a diploma that gives access to a permit or specialist’s certificate;
(2)  the objectives of the other terms and conditions for the issuance of permits or specialist’s certificates that may be imposed by a regulation of the board of directors, such as professional training periods or professional examinations; and
(3)  the standards for a diploma or training equivalence, prescribed by regulation of the board of directors, that gives access to a permit or specialist’s certificate.
O.C. 581-2005, s. 2; S.Q. 2013, c. 28, s. 204.
3. The committee is composed of 5 members chosen for their knowledge and responsibilities in relation to the matters 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, the Deputy Minister or the Assistant Deputy Minister for Higher Education appoints 1 member and, if necessary, 1 alternate.
The board of directors appoints 2 members of the Order and the committee selects one of those 2 members as its chair.
The committee may also authorize persons or representatives of organizations concerned to attend its meetings.
O.C. 581-2005, 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. 581-2005, s. 4.
5. The functions of the committee are
(1)  to review each year the situation as regards the quality of training in the light of developments in knowledge and practice, particularly as regards protection of the public and, where appropriate, to report its observations to the board of directors; and
(2)  to give its opinion to the board of directors, as regards the quality of training,
(a)  on projects involving the review or preparation of the objectives or standards referred to in the third paragraph of section 2; and
(b)  on ways to enhance the quality of training, in particular by proposing solutions to the problems observed.
The committee must indicate in its report and in any opinion the viewpoint of each of its members.
O.C. 581-2005, s. 5.
6. The members of the committee are to endeavour to gather information relevant to the exercise of the committee’s functions from the organizations that appointed them and from any other organization or person concerned.
O.C. 581-2005, s. 6.
7. The chair sets the date, time and place of the committee’s meetings.
Despite the foregoing, the chair must call a meeting of the committee whenever at least 3 of its members so request.
O.C. 581-2005, s. 7.
8. The committee must hold at least 2 meetings per year.
O.C. 581-2005, s. 8.
9. The quorum of the committee is 3 members, including 1 member appointed each by the board of directors, the Conference and the Minister.
O.C. 581-2005, s. 9.
10. Clerical support for the committee is the responsibility of the Order.
The secretary designated by the Order sees to preparing and keeping the minutes, reports and opinions of the committee.
O.C. 581-2005, s. 10.
11. The board of directors is to transmit a copy of the committee’s reports and opinions to the Conference, the Minister of Higher Education, Research, Science and Technology and the Office des professions du Québec.
O.C. 581-2005, s. 11; S.Q. 2013, c. 28, s. 204.
12. The annual report of the Order must contain the findings of the committee’s reports and opinions.
O.C. 581-2005, s. 12.
13. Despite the first paragraph of section 4, for the establishment of the first committee following 14 July 2005, 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. 581-2005, s. 13.
14. This Regulation replaces the Regulation establishing a joint committee on training in forest engineering (R.R.Q., 1981, c. I-10, r. 3).
O.C. 581-2005, s. 14.
15. (Omitted).
O.C. 581-2005, s. 15.
REFERENCES
O.C. 581-2005, 2005 G.O. 2, 2060
S.Q. 2008, c. 11, s. 212
S.Q. 2013, c. 28, s. 204