13. A candidate who is informed of the board of director’s decision not to recognize the equivalence requested or to recognize it in part only may apply for review by a review committee. The review committee is formed by the board of directors pursuant to paragraph 2 of section 86.0.1 of the Professional Code (chapter C-26). No person contemplated in section 10 hereof and no member of the board of directors may form part of the review committee.
The candidate must apply for revision in writing to the secretary of the Order within 30 days of receipt of the decision. He may submit written representations to the review committee with his application for review.
The candidate may also, in his application, ask to be present to submit his observations when the review committee meets to consider his application for review. In that case, the secretary must inform the candidate of the date of the meeting by notice sent by registered mail not less than 15-days before the date of the meeting.
The review committee has 60 days from the date of receipt of the application for review to arrive at a decision. The decision of the review committee is final and must be sent to the candidate in writing by registered mail within 30 days after the date of the decision.
O.C. 1332-2000, s. 13; O.C. 402-2008, s. 2.