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Medical Board Regulations (Amendment)
Under the authority of section 13 of the Medical Act, the Newfoundland Medical Board, with the approval of the Minister of Health and Community Services, makes the following regulations.
1. (1) Subparagraph 5(2)(c)(i) of the Medical Board Regulations is repealed and the following substituted:
(i) satisfactorily completed the evaluating examination of the Medical Council of Canada, according to the standard in subsection (2.1), not more than 5 years immediately before the date of making the application for a licence, or
(2) Section 5 of the regulations is amended by adding immediately after subsection (2) the following:
(2.1) For the purposes of paragraph (2)(c), a person is considered to have satisfactorily completed the evaluating examination of the Medical Council of Canada,
(a) where he or she wrote that examination before
(i) a grade of not less than 60% in each of the Medicine, Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Pediatrics, Psychiatry and Surgery sections,
(ii) a grade of not less than 50% in the Preventive Medicine and Community Health section, and
(iii) an overall grade of not less than 60% for all sections of that examination; or
(b) where he or she wrote that examination on or
(i) a score of not less than 373 in the Medicine section,
(ii) a score of not less than 379 in the Pediatrics section,
(iii) a score of not less than 359 in the Psychiatry section,
(iv) a score of not less than 380 in the Obstetrics and Gynaecology section,
(v) a score of not less than 388 in the Surgery section,
(vi) a score of not less than 376 in the Preventive Medicine and Community Health section, and
(vii) an overall score of not less than 382 for all sections of that examination.
(3) Subsections 5(9), (10) and (11) of the regulations are repealed.
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