Medical Practitioners Act 2007

45.

Registration of medical practitioners — general.

45.— (1) A medical practitioner may make an application to the Council, accompanied by the appropriate fee or fees, to be registered.

F40 [ (1A) An application under subsection (1) by a medical practitioner shall be accompanied by

(a) subject to paragraph (b) , evidence, in the manner specified by rules (if any) made under section 11(2) (va) , that the minimum level of indemnity (if any) applicable to that practitioner is in place, or

(b) if the practitioner does not fall within any class of medical practitioners in so far as a minimum level of indemnity is concerned, evidence of that fact.

(1B) Subsection (1A) applies, with all necessary modifications, to a renewal or restoration of registration as it applies to a first registration. ]

(2) Subject to subsection (3) and F41 [ sections 46 , 47 , 48 , 49 , 50 , 50A , 53 and 54(4) ] , the Council shall determine an application under subsection (1) from a medical practitioner by registering the practitioner in that division of the register which is considered by the Council to be appropriate.

(3) Subject to section 44(4)(i) , the Council shall not register a medical practitioner in more than one division of the register.

(4) F42 [ ]

F40 [ (4) Notwithstanding any other provision of this Act, the Council shall not register a medical practitioner unless the Council is satisfied that the practitioner has provided

(a) subject to paragraph (b) , evidence, in the manner specified by rules (if any) made under section 11(2)(va) , that the minimum level of indemnity (if any) applicable to that practitioner is in place, or

(b) if the practitioner does not fall within any class of medical practitioners in so far as a minimum level of indemnity is concerned, evidence of that fact. ]

(5) F42 [ ]

(6) F42 [ ]

(7) For the avoidance of doubt, it is declared that the Council shall not register a medical practitioner pursuant to F41 [ sections 46 , 47 , 48 , 49 or 50A ] unless the practitioner has made an application under subsection (1).