70. (1) A person who ceases to be entered on the Roll may apply for re-entry by filing out the form furnished by the Bar and sending it to the executive director 45 days before the date on which he intends to resume practice. He shall also deposit the amount of the contributions exigible for the current year, and the dues determined by resolution passed under subparagraph o of the first paragraph of section 86 of the Professional Code (chapter C-26), at the corporate seat of the Bar.
(2) The executive director shall immediately notify the syndic, the secretary of the Professional Inspection Committee, the secretary of the last section to which the applicant belonged and the secretary of the section where he intends to practise.
(3) The executive director shall refer to the Executive Committee any objection to such application filed in writing that he receives before the expiry of the 45 days.
(4) The Executive Committee shall examine the record of the applicant; it shall inquire as to whether the applicant has the required moral character, conduct, skills, knowledge and qualifications to practise the profession and it shall decide on his admission. It shall hear the applicant, the witnesses for the applicant or any other person.
The Executive Committee shall have, for its examination, all the powers of the Superior Court to compel, by summons signed by one of its members, the applicant, the witnesses for the applicant or any other person to appear, to answer under oath or solemn affirmation and to produce any document. The provisions of the Code of Civil Procedure (chapter C-25) apply, adapted as required, for the purposes of this subsection.
The Executive Committee, in rendering its decision, may impose on the applicant any conditions relating to the practice of the profession which it considers reasonable for the protection of the public.
(5) An appeal lies to the Professions Tribunal from the decision of the Executive Committee. The provisions of subdivision 5 of Division VII of Chapter IV of the Professional Code, adapted as required, apply to the appeal from the decision.
(6) If no objection is made within the 45 days or if the objection is dismissed by a final decision, the executive director shall issue to the applicant the certificate referred to in section 61 and inform the secretary of the section to which the applicant wishes to belong. The executive director may also issue the certificate before the expiry of the 45 days if he receives a notice in writing from the persons notified under subsection 2 to the effect that no objection will be made.