12. A candidate may apply for a review of the decision of the board of directors of the Order not to grant the equivalence requested or only recognizing it in part, provided that the candidate applies therefor in writing to the secretary of the Order within 30 days following the date on which such decision was received.
The committee established by the board of directors of the Order, in accordance with paragraph 2 of section 86.0.1 of the Professional Code (chapter C-26), which shall be made up of persons other than the members of the board of directors of the Order or of the committee referred to in section 9, shall have 60 days from the date it receives the application for review to decide whether to review the decision. The committee shall notify the candidate beforehand of the date of its meeting with respect to the application so as to allow the candidate to submit arguments.
A candidate who wishes to attend in order to submit arguments shall notify the secretary of the Order thereof in writing at least 10 days prior to the date scheduled for the meeting. The candidate may also submit written arguments at any time prior to such date.
O.C. 910-2004, s. 12; O.C. 393-2009, s. 6.