4. Application for approval as a quality improvement committee
(1) Where the governing body of a committee wishes that committee to be declared to be an approved quality improvement committee under section 7(1) of the Act the governing body shall make application to the Minister.
(2) An application to the Minister under subregulation (1) shall be ¾
(a) made in writing in a form approved by the Minister; and
(b) accompanied by such further information as the Minister may require.
(3) For the purpose of ascertaining whether a declaration is to be made under section 7(1) of the Act or for the purpose of determining the period for which approval is to be granted under that section the Minister may by notice in writing require a governing body making application under subregulation (1) to furnish the Minister, within such reasonable time as may be specified in that notice, with such information specified in the notice as that governing body may be able to give.