6.04. The secretary shall transmit to all the members of the Order, at least 30 days before the date on which the assessment is payable, a notice giving the amount of that assessment and the date it falls due.
An optometrist who has ceased to practise but wishes to remain on the roll of the Order is granted a reduction in the amount of the assessment provided for in the first paragraph.
An optometrist who wishes to avail himself of the second paragraph must inform the secretary thereof at least 45 days before the date on which the assessment is payable. Such notice is valid for subsequent assessments until such time as the optometrist notifies the secretary that he intends to take up his practice again.
R.R.Q., 1981, c. O-7, r. 1, s. 6.04.