11. For each specialty, an examination committee shall be formed, consisting of a specialized nurse practitioner in the specialty concerned, appointed by the board of directors of the Order, and 2 physicians in the specialty concerned, one of whom shall be appointed by the board of directors of the Collège des médecins du Québec and the other of whom shall be appointed jointly, as chair of the examination committee, by the boards of directors of both orders. The chair shall not hold the right to vote.
Should no specialized nurse practitioner in the specialty concerned be available, the board of directors of the Order shall appoint a nurse with at least 3 years of relevant clinical experience.
The persons appointed shall serve a term of 2 years. They shall remain on duty until they are reappointed or replaced.
Substitutes for each of the members sitting on the committee shall be appointed in accordance with the provisions of the first paragraph.
The board of directors of the Order may, after consulting the board of directors of the Collège des médecins, designate one or more experts to assist the examination committee.