9. A candidate who is informed of the board of director’s decision to refuse to recognize the diploma or training equivalence applied for or to recognize the training equivalence in part may apply to the board of directors for a review, provided the candidate applies to the secretary in writing within 30 days of receiving the decision.
The board of directors must examine the application for review at the first regular meeting following its receipt and, before disposing of the application, allow the candidate to present observations.
A candidate who wishes to present observations must inform the secretary at least 5 days before the date set for the meeting. The candidate may, however, submit written observations at any time before the date set for the meeting.
The decision of the board of directors is final and must be sent to the candidate by registered mail within 30 days of the date on which it is made.