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    Chapter 17B: Establishment of department; "the department" defined

      Section: 52:17B-41.9: Meetings of board; examinations; qualifications as candidates

           The board shall meet at least twice annually, at which time candidates applying for certification shall be examined and their qualifications determined; and the board may meet at such other times and places as the board may prescribe. A candidate shall qualify for examination and licensure as an ophthalmic dispenser upon providing the board with proof that he:

a. Holds a high school diploma or equivalent; and

b. Has fulfilled either of the following requirements;

(1) Holds an associate degree in ophthalmic science or its equivalent from an accredited institution and has worked full-time as an apprentice ophthalmic dispenser under the supervision of a licensed ophthalmic dispenser for not less than 4 months nor more than 1 year prior to taking the examination; or

(2) Has served not less than 36 calendar months as an apprentice dispenser during which time he has satisfactorily completed not less than the requisite number of school hours of board-approved courses in ophthalmic science, said number of hours to be determined by the board.

L.1952, c. 336, p. 1082, s. 9. Amended by L.1979, c. 155, s. 1.

This section added to the Rutgers Database: 2012-09-26 13:37:55.

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