123.3. A review committee shall be established within every order.
The function of the committee is to give, on request, to a person who requested the holding of an inquiry, its opinion regarding any decision of a syndic not to lodge a complaint.
The board of directors shall appoint three or more persons to the committee and designate the committee chair from among their number.
At least one of the persons appointed by the board of directors shall be chosen from among the directors appointed by the Office under section 78 or from among the persons whose names appear on a list that may be compiled by the Office for that purpose. A person appointed in accordance with this paragraph shall be entitled, to the extent and on the conditions determined by the Government, to an attendance allowance and the reimbursement of reasonable expenses incurred by the person in the exercise of the function of committee member. The allowance and the reimbursement shall be payable by the Office.
There shall be three persons at the sittings of the committee, including at least one chosen in accordance with the fourth paragraph.
The board of directors shall require the persons appointed in accordance with the third paragraph to take training related to their functions and shall make sure that such training is offered to them. The training must in particular cover the derogatory acts referred to in section 59.1 and such acts of a similar nature as are set out in the code of ethics of the members of the professional order.
Where the number of persons so permits, the committee may sit in divisions of three persons, including at least one chosen in accordance with the fourth paragraph.
1994, c. 40, s. 110; 1995, c. 50, s. 5; 2000, c. 13, s. 26; 2008, c. 11, s. 1, s. 92, s. 213; 2017, c. 11, s. 691.