34. Notwithstanding the provisions of subparagraphs a and c of the first paragraph of section 20 of the Medical Act (chapter M-9), and notwithstanding the provisions of the rules determined by regulation made pursuant to those subparagraphs, the secretary of the Collège des médecins du Québec shall enter on the register of acupuncturists, not later than 30 June 1995, every person who meets the following conditions:
(1) the person sends to the Collège des médecins du Québec an application for eligibility to sit for the examinations referred to in subparagraph 3, in the form and manner prescribed in Schedule B to the Regulation, and pays such amount as may be determined by the Bureau of the College, by resolution, for the examination of the application;
(2) the person furnishes proof to the College that he is a graduate of a school of acupuncture where he received at least 1,000 hours of theoretical and clinical instruction in the subjects prescribed in sections 59 to 61 of the Regulation;
(3) the person passes the acupuncture examinations to be determined by the College, held and corrected, not later than 30 June 1995, under the responsibility of a jury of examiners;
(4) the person meets the conditions mentioned in paragraphs 1, 3, 4 and 5 of section 4 of the Regulation.
The provisions of section 3, of sections 5 to 10, of paragraph 4 of section 12, of section 13, of the second sentence of section 14 and of sections 15, 16, 17, 19 and 20 of the Regulation apply.
Every person who, on 30 June 1995, has failed the written examination or has passed that examination but has failed the oral examination, may obtain a permit if he passes, not later than 30 June 1999, the examinations to be determined by the Order and held and corrected under the responsibility of a jury of examiners. The person may not sit for the examinations referred to in section 13 of the Regulation more than two additional times in the case of the written examination, more than three times in the case of the oral examination or, as the case may be, more than two additional times in the case of the latter examination.
Every person who fails the written examination three times or who passes that examination but fails the oral examination three times may not obtain a permit unless his training has first been recognized as equivalent by the Bureau in accordance with the standards it fixes under the Professional Code (chapter C-26).