Medical Practitioners Act 2007

84.

Notification to Minister, Health Service Executive and employer of certain matters relating to sanctions.

84.— (1) The Council shall give notice in writing to the Minister and the Health Service Executive as soon as is practicable after any of the following measures take effect under this Part:

( a) the cancellation of a medical practitioner’s registration;

( b) the restoration of a medical practitioner’s registration;

( c) the removal of a medical practitioner’s registration;

( d) the suspension of a medical practitioner’s registration;

( e) the termination of the period during which a medical practitioner’s registration is suspended;

( f) the transfer of a medical practitioner’s registration to another division of the register;

( g) the attachment of conditions to a medical practitioner’s registration;

( h) the removal of conditions attached under this Part to the registration of a medical practitioner’s registration;

( i) the prohibiting of a medical practitioner from applying for a specified period for the restoration of the practitioner’s registration;

( j) the censuring and fining of a registered medical practitioner;

( k) the censuring of a registered medical practitioner.

(2) Where it comes to the Council’s attention that, under the law of a state other than the State, a measure corresponding to one referred to in any of paragraphs (a) to (k) of subsection (1) has been taken in relation to a registered medical practitioner, the Council shall, as soon as is practicable, give notice in writing to the Minister and the Health Service Executive of the measure.

(3) The Council shall give notice in writing to an employer (other than the Health Service Executive) where—

( a) it comes to the Council’s attention that any measure referred to in subsection (1) or (2) has been taken in relation to a registered medical practitioner employed by the employer, and

( b) the employer’s name is known to the Council.

(4) Where—

( a) it comes to the Council’s attention that any measure referred to in subsection (1) or (2) has been taken in relation to a registered medical practitioner, and

( b) the Council has reason to believe that—

(i) the practitioner is registered in another jurisdiction, and

(ii) those measures may not have come to the attention of the body duly authorised to perform functions in that jurisdiction that correspond to the functions of the Council,

the Council shall give notice in writing to that body of those measures.