40. The admissions committee, after giving the candidate the opportunity to make submissions, shall decide
(1) to recognize training period equivalence;
(2) to recognize partial training period equivalence and determine the training period activities that must be successfully completed within the allotted time; or
(3) to refuse to recognize training period equivalence.
A candidate who is informed of the admissions committee’s decision in subparagraph 2 or 3 of the first paragraph may apply for a review of the decision by the executive committee. The candidate must apply for review to the secretary of the Order in writing within 30 days of receiving the decision and pay the required fees.
The executive committee has 60 days from the date of receipt of the application for review to render its decision. The secretary shall inform the candidate of the date of the meeting at which the application will be examined at least 15 days before that date. A candidate who wishes to make submissions in person must notify the secretary at least 5 days before the date scheduled for the meeting. The candidate may, however, send written submissions to the secretary at any time before the date scheduled for the meeting.
O.C. 775-2004, s. 40; O.C. 437-2008, s. 8.