37. A permit is granted for a period of 12 months ending on 31 December each year; it is renewed on that date for a year if its holder fulfils the conditions prescribed by regulation for the renewal of a permit.
However, a medical imaging laboratory permit is granted for a period of 24 months. It is renewed for the same period if its holder fulfills the conditions prescribed under the first paragraph. The same applies to any other laboratory permit determined by government regulation.
1972, c. 42, s. 31; 1984, c. 47, s. 119; 2002, c. 69, s. 140; 2011, c. 27, s. 1.