9. A candidate who receives the information provided for in section 8 may apply to the board of directors of the Order for a hearing, provided that the candidate applies to the secretary in writing within 30 days following the mailing of the decision not to recognize the diploma or the training as equivalent.
A candidate shall be granted a hearing at the board of director’s first regular meeting following receipt of his application, provided the secretary of the Order receives it 21 days before the date set for the meeting, and the board of directors, where expedient, shall revise its decision. To that end, the secretary shall convene the candidate by means of a notice in writing sent by registered mail not less than 10 days before the date of the hearing.
The board of director’s decision is final and shall be sent to the candidate in writing within 30 days following the date of the hearing.
O.C. 915-93, s. 9; I.N. 2016-01-01 (NCCP).