18. 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 if his application for a certificate is received by the Authority within the year following his surrender or non-renewal of a certificate held by him 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 conditions.
M.O. 2010-04, s. 18; M.O. 2013-02, s. 41; M.O. 2015-14, s. 7; M.O. 2020-03, s. 41.