12.5. For the purposes of the third paragraph of section 12.4, continuous service in the case of an officer physician means, notwithstanding section 3, the consecutive years in which he carries out his duties as an officer or the continuous years in which, as a physician, his main continuous is carried out in one of the territories with insufficient numbers of health professionals covered in Schedule XII to the General Agreement dated 1 September 1976 between the Minister and the Fédération des médecins omnipraticiens du Québec.
T.B. 196312, s. 14; M.O. 2006-018, s. 9.