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49 Pa. Code § 5.15. Licensure examinations.

§ 5.15. Licensure examinations.

 (a)  To qualify for licensure by examination, an applicant shall successfully complete the following examinations:

   (1)  Parts I, II, III and IV of the National Board Examination.

   (2)  The Pennsylvania Chiropractic Law Examination developed, prepared, administered and graded by the professional testing organization approved by the Board.

 (b)  The applicant shall apply to the NBCE for admission to the National Board Examinations and pay the required fees at the direction of the NBCE.

 (c)  The applicant shall be responsible for directing that the NBCE send examination results and other information requested to the Board.

 (d)  Passing scores on the National Board Examinations shall be established by the NBCE for each administration of the National Board Examinations in accordance with section 502(e) of the act (63 P.S. §  625.502(e)). A passing score on Part IV of the National Board Examination obtained at any time since Part IV has been offered by the NBCE will satisfy the Part IV National Board Examination requirement under §  5.12(a)(4) (relating to licensure by examination).

 (e)  An application to take the Pennsylvania Chiropractic Law Examination shall be submitted with the required application fee specified in §  5.6 (relating to fees) to the Board approved professional testing organization at least 60 days prior to the date of the examination.


   The provisions of this §  5.15 issued under section 302 of the Chiropractic Practice Act (63 P.S. §  625.302).


   The provisions of this §  5.15 adopted December 27, 1991, effective December 28, 1991, 21 Pa.B. 5944; amended May 23, 1997, effective May 24, 1997, 27 Pa.B. 2540. Immediately preceding text appears at serial pages (208575) to (208576).

Cross References

   This section cited in 49 Pa. Code §  5.17 (relating to biennial registration; unregistered status and inactive status; failure to renew; address of record).

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