A person is eligible for funding under the program if:
(a) there is an admission made by a dental hygienist in a statement to the College or in an agreement with the College that s/he sexually abused the person while the person was a patient/client of the registrant;
(b) a dental hygienist has been convicted under the Criminal Code (Canada) of sexually assaulting the person while the person was a patient/client of the dental hygienist and the facts supporting the sexual assault constitute sexual abuse within the meaning of the Health Professions Procedural Code;
(c) there is a statement, contained in the written reasons of a committee of the College given after a hearing, that the person, while a patient/client, was sexually abused by a dental hygienist;
(d) there is sufficient evidence presented to the Patient Relations Committee to support a reasonable belief that the person, while a patient/client, was sexually abused by a dental hygienist, or
(e) there is a finding by a panel of the Discipline Committee that the person, while a client/patient, was sexually abused by a dental hygienist.