14. The Office, after obtaining the authorization of the Minister or at the Minister’s request, may inquire into the affairs of any order which shows a deficit or has insufficient income to fulfill its duties and of any order which does not fulfill the duties imposed on it by this Code or, as the case may be, by the Act constituting it as a professional order.
In its request to the Minister for authorization to conduct an inquiry, the Office shall specify the reasons therefor. It shall also inform the order that it has made such a request, indicating the reasons therefor.
The Office may designate a person to carry out the inquiry on its behalf.
1973, c. 43, s. 14; 1974, c. 65, s. 109; 1994, c. 40, s. 10.