Medical Practitioners Act 2007

72.

Provisions supplementary to section 71.

72.— (1) The Council shall, on deciding under section 71 to impose a sanction referred to in section 71(b) , (c), (d), (e) or (g) on a registered medical practitioner, specify—

( a) in the case of a sanction referred to in section 71(b) , the amount of the fine imposed on the practitioner,

( b) in the case of a sanction referred to in section 71(c) , the nature of the conditions to be attached to the practitioner’s registration,

( c) in the case of a sanction referred to in section 71(d) , the division of the register to which the practitioner’s registration is to be transferred,

( d) in the case of a sanction referred to in section 71(e) , the period of suspension of the practitioner’s registration,

( e) in the case of a sanction referred to in section 71(g) , the period for which the practitioner is prohibited from applying for the restoration of the practitioner’s registration.

(2) The Council shall not decide under section 71 to impose the sanction referred to in section 71(f) on a registered medical practitioner on the grounds of a conviction for an offence referred to in section 57(1)(g) unless—

( a) in the Council’s opinion, the nature of the offence or the circumstances in which it was committed render the practitioner unfit to continue to practise medicine, or

( b) a conviction for such offence would render a person unable to be registered under this Act.