section 17, a professional member or licensee who files with the
Association a declaration in writing stating that that person
is not actively engaged in the practice of a profession is exempt
from the requirements of this Part.
(2) An exemption under this
section is only effective for one year from the date the declaration
is received by the Association but may be renewed for additional
(3) A professional member or
licensee shall not engage in the practice of a profession while
an exemption under this section is in effect.
(4) A professional member or
licensee who has filed a declaration under subsection (1) must
immediately notify the Association in writing if that person intends
to resume the practice of the profession.
(5) The Practice Review Board
may require a professional member or licensee who has notified
the Association under subsection (4) to comply with any conditions
that the Board may set prior to allowing that person to resume
the practice of the profession.