7. Every person is entitled to obtain a permit who applies therefor and who:
(a) is a Canadian citizen or complies with section 44 of the Professional Code;
(b) holds a diploma recognized as valid for such purpose by the Government or considered equivalent by the Bureau;
(c) has paid the fees fixed by the regulations of the Bureau for admission of the members to the Order;
(d) has complied with the conditions and formalities imposed by the regulations of the Bureau.
The Bureau may also issue a permit to every person who has fulfilled the conditions prescribed in subparagraph a of the first paragraph, complied with the regulations of the Bureau and proved his competence to the satisfaction of the committee of examiners contemplated in section 8.
R. S. 1964, c. 264, s. 8; 1970, c. 57, s. 18; 1973, c. 62, s. 8.