10. At the first meeting of the board of directors of the Order following receipt of the committee’s recommendation, the board of directors shall decide
(1) to grant a diploma or training equivalence; or
(2) to deny a diploma or training equivalence.
The board of directors of the Order shall send a written notice of its decision to the person in question by registered mail, within 15 days of the date on which the decision was made.
Where the board of directors decides not to grant a diploma or training equivalence, it shall, on the same occasion, inform the candidate in writing of the programs of study leading to a diploma giving access to the permit or of additional training that should be successfully completed within the time period indicated by the board of directors, taking into account the candidate’s level of knowledge and skills at the time of his application, for the equivalence to be granted.