17.1. A candidate in the insurance of persons sector or the group insurance of persons sector or in a class of these sectors is exempt from the minimum qualifications prescribed under section 14, other than the minimum qualification pertaining to legislation applicable to pursuing activities as a representative, if his application for a certificate is received by the Authority within 3 years following his surrender or non-renewal of a certificate and he acted as a representative for at least 1 year in the same sector or sector class as that covered by the application.
Furthermore, a candidate in the mortgage brokerage sector is exempt from the minimum qualifications prescribed under section 16.1, subject to the same exception and conditions.
M.O. 2015-14, s. 6; M.O. 2020-03, s. 31.