(1) The Secretary is authorized to make adjustments in the number of approved CLE credit hours or approved substitute program content where, during the presentation of a program previously approved by the Board, there is a deviation from the program content or length. If a program segment is abbreviated due to illness or other emergency and is 90% or more completed, it shall be given full credit. Otherwise, the credit time allowed for that particular program segment shall be adjusted to the nearest one-quarter (1/4) hour. In such event it is the obligation of the sponsor to notify attendees immediately and amend the certificates of attendance, if possible, and when submitting the certificates of attendance, advise the Secretary of the diminished hours available for the particular program segment in question.
(2) The Secretary is authorized to adjust hours when determining the number of hours for which programs are to be submitted for credit. In such cases courses are to be adjusted to the nearest one-quarter (1/4) hour.
(3) In addition, it is the obligation of the Sponsor to notify attendees immediately when any previously approved program segment fails to meet the minimum course standards set out in Rule 4(C) and advise the attendees that credit may not be available for that particular program segment due to the deficiency. The Sponsor shall also notify the Secretary of such deficiencies.