768. The hearing.

The health committee1 sits in private unless the committee considers that it is appropriate to hold the hearing or any part of it in public2. The osteopath is entitled to be present while his case is considered and may also be legally represented3 and may be accompanied by his medical adviser4. The committee must determine: (1) whether the osteopath has failed to reply within 28 days to a notice sent to him5; (2) whether the osteopath has failed to submit to medical examination6. When the osteopath is neither present nor represented, the committee must determine whether or not the