6. Application for selection as a part-time coroner may be made by any person having one of the following qualifications:
(1) membership in the Ordre professionnel des médecins du Québec and not less than 4 years practice as a physician;
(2) membership in the Barreau du Québec or the Chambre des notaires du Québec and not less than 4 years practice at the bar or as a notary.
For the purposes of subparagraph 1, for a year of relevant practice may be substituted 1 year of relevant specialization for the purpose of obtaining a specialist’s certificate from the Collège des médecins du Québec.
For the purposes of subparagraph 2, for a year of relevant practice may be substituted a 30-credit block of relevant studies in addition to those required to become a member of the Barreau du Québec or the Chambre des notaires du Québec.
The 4 years of practice at the bar or as a notary are not required for selection as part-time coroner in the territory north of the 50th parallel and in the Îles-de-la-Madeleine.