C-26 - Professional Code

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62.0.1. The board of directors shall, in particular,
(1)  appoint the secretary and the executive director of the order;
(2)  ensure that the senior management of the order adheres to sound management practices;
(3)  require its members and the employees of the order to take an oath of discretion and determine the form of the oath; however, the oath may not be construed as prohibiting the sharing of information or documents within the order for the protection of the public;
(4)  require its members to take training on the role of a professional order’s board of directors as regards such matters as governance and ethics and gender equality as well as training on ethnocultural diversity management, and make sure that such training is offered to them;
(5)  require any person appointed by the order to develop or apply conditions for the issue of a permit or a specialist’s certificate to take training on professional qualifications assessment, training on gender equality and training on ethnocultural diversity management, and make sure that such training is offered to such a person;
(6)  make sure that continuing education activities, courses or periods on such subjects as ethics and professional conduct are offered to the members of the order and report on this in its annual report;
(7)  ensure the fairness, objectivity, impartiality, transparency, effectiveness and promptness of the admission processes adopted by the order and make sure that those processes facilitate admission to a profession, in particular for persons trained outside Québec;
(8)  cooperate with the authorities of the educational institutions concerned in Québec, in accordance with the terms and conditions fixed under the second paragraph of section 184, in the development and review of the programs of study leading to a diploma giving access to a permit or a specialist’s certificate, the standards that the board of directors must prescribe by regulation under paragraph c of section 93, any other terms and conditions that the board of directors may determine by regulation under subparagraph i of the first paragraph of section 94, and the standards of equivalence applicable to those terms and conditions that the board of directors may prescribe under that regulation; and
(9)  give any advice it considers useful to the Minister, the Office, the Interprofessional Council, educational institutions or any other person or body it sees fit.
2017, c. 112017, c. 11, s. 33.