1.01. In this Regulation, unless the context indicates otherwise,
(a) “Order” means the Ordre des opticiens d’ordonnances du Québec;
(b) “candidate” means a person who requests his permit, who has complied with the terms and conditions required under this Regulation and who is the holder of a diploma recognized by the Government under the first paragraph of section 184 of the Professional Code (chapter C-26) or recognized equivalent by the board of directors, or whose training has been recognized equivalent by the board of directors;
(c) “secretary” means the secretary of the Order.