41. Before being able to act for his or her account, a broker must have carried on activities for an agency, as a broker new to the profession, for at least 3 of the 5 years preceding the time the broker begins acting for his or her account.
In the case of a person who is qualified and authorized to engage in brokerage transactions within the meaning of section 1 of the Real Estate Brokerage Act (chapter C-73.2) in a province, state or territory for which an agreement on the mutual recognition of professional qualifications has been entered into by the Gouvernement du Québec and another government, the period mentioned in the first paragraph is reduced by the time during which the person was so qualified and authorized in the 5 years preceding the time when a licence was issued to the person.
O.C. 299-2010, s. 41; O.C. 156-2012, s. 4.