C-26 - Professional Code

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16.10. The functions of the Commissioner are
(1)  to receive and examine any complaint lodged by a person about admission to a profession;
(2)  to monitor the operation of any process or activity relating to admission to a profession; and
(3)  to follow the activities of the Pôle de coordination pour l’accès à la formation (Access to Training Coordination Hub) and, if necessary, to make the recommendations the Commissioner considers appropriate to it regarding such matters as the time it takes before training is offered.
For the purposes of this division, admission to a profession, in the case of a profession whose practice is supervised by a professional order, includes
(1)  any process adopted by a professional order, the Office or the Government in relation to
(a)  the issue of any permit or specialist’s certificate;
(b)  a person’s entry on the roll for the first time;
(c)  a decision under section 45.3;
(d)  the issue of a special authorization granting a person legally authorized to practise the profession outside Québec the right to use a title reserved for members of that professional order in Québec or to engage in Québec in professional activities reserved to them in Québec; or
(e)  any other application filed preceding admission to the profession; and
(2)  any process or activity of a professional order, department, body, educational institution or other person in relation to the training, the demonstration of the competence or the assessment of the training or competence of an applicant for admission to a profession or a person who is the subject of a decision made under section 45.3, except
(a)  programs of study established by the Minister responsible for Education or the Minister responsible for Higher Education which give access to permits issued by the professional orders;
(b)  degree programs established by a university-level educational institution under paragraphs 1 to 11 of section 1 of the Act respecting educational institutions at the university level (chapter E-14.1) which give access to permits issued by the professional orders;
(c)  the basic vocational training regulation established by the Government under section 448 of the Education Act (chapter I-13.3); and
(d)  the College Education Regulations established by the Government under section 18 of the General and Vocational Colleges Act (chapter C‑29), except programs under subparagraph c of the third paragraph of that section.
2009, c. 50, s. 5; 2013, c. 28, s. 203; 2017, c. 112017, c. 11, s. 12.
16.10. The functions of the Commissioner are
(1)  to receive and examine complaints against professional orders concerning the operation of the mechanisms for the recognition of professional competence;
(2)  to monitor the operation of the mechanisms referred to in subparagraph 1; and
(3)  to monitor the measures provided for in subparagraph 7.1 of the third paragraph of section 12 and, if necessary, to make the recommendations to the Office and the Ministère de l’Éducation, du Loisir et du Sport or the Ministère de l’Enseignement supérieur, de la Recherche, de la Science et de la Technologie that the Commissioner judges appropriate, in particular concerning the time it takes before the training referred to in that subparagraph is offered.
In this Code, mechanisms for the recognition of professional competence means the mechanisms established within the professional orders under section 41, paragraphs 2, 2.1 and 3 of section 42, sections 42.1, 42.2 and 42.4, paragraphs c, c.1 and c.2 of section 93, paragraph i of section 94 as regards standards of equivalence, paragraphs q and r of that section and any sections of the Acts constituting the professional orders that concern the issue of restrictive or temporary permits.
2009, c. 50, s. 5; 2013, c. 28, s. 203.
16.10. The functions of the Commissioner are
(1)  to receive and examine complaints against professional orders concerning the operation of the mechanisms for the recognition of professional competence;
(2)  to monitor the operation of the mechanisms referred to in subparagraph 1; and
(3)  to monitor the measures provided for in subparagraph 7.1 of the third paragraph of section 12 and, if necessary, to make the recommendations to the Office and the Ministère de l’Éducation, du Loisir et du Sport that the Commissioner judges appropriate, in particular concerning the time it takes before the training referred to in that subparagraph is offered.
In this Code, mechanisms for the recognition of professional competence means the mechanisms established within the professional orders under section 41, paragraphs 2, 2.1 and 3 of section 42, sections 42.1, 42.2 and 42.4, paragraphs c, c.1 and c.2 of section 93, paragraph i of section 94 as regards standards of equivalence, paragraphs q and r of that section and any sections of the Acts constituting the professional orders that concern the issue of restrictive or temporary permits.
2009, c. 50, s. 5.