All persons who did not make application to qualify or did not qualify under Section 11 of Georgia Laws 1974, p. 349 (O.C.G.A. Sec. 15-14-29 (b)), by April 1, 1975, must pass an exam pursuant to O.C.G.A. Sec. 15-14-30 and Article 3 of the Rules and Regulations of the Board of Court Reporting of The Judicial Council of Georgia to become a Certified Court Reporter, unless qualified to apply for certification under Article 7 (emergency judicial permits) of the Rules.