24. The Minister may refuse an application for accreditation where, in the 5 years preceding the application, the applicant, or, if applicable, one of its directors or officers, has been convicted of a criminal or penal offence that, in the Minister’s opinion, is related to the practice of the profession or workforce training, except if the applicant has been pardoned in respect of the offence.
The Minister may refuse an application for accreditation to a person referred to in the first paragraph where, in the 2 years preceding the application for accreditation, the person knowingly pretended or acted in a manner that leads to believe that the person held accreditation while it was not the case.
The Minister may also refuse an application for accreditation if it contains false statements or misleading elements.
1048-2018O.C. 1048-2018, s. 24.