6. The compensation fund committee, formed by the board of directors pursuant to paragraph 2 of section 86.0.1 of the Professional Code (chapter C-26), is responsible for examining the claims filed against the fund and for deciding claims.
The committee is comprised of no fewer than 5 members, at least one of whom is chosen from among the persons who are not notaries and whose names appear on the list drawn up by the Office des professions du Québec in accordance with the fourth paragraph of section 78 of the Professional Code.
The board of directors designates the committee’s chairman, secretary, and, if necessary, one or more assistant secretaries who perform the same duties as the secretary. The secretary and the assistant secretaries are not members of the committee.
The quorum of the committee is a majority of its members.
O.C. 59-2012, s. 6; 171-2020O.C. 171-2020, s. 61.