Medical Practitioners Act 2007

F210[Modification of operation of section 105(1)(a)


111. (1) Subject to subsection (2), a relevant individual is not, for the purposes of section 105(1)(a), practising medicine in contravention of a provision of this Act if he or she is acting

(a) under the direction and control of a registered medical practitioner, or

(b) in accordance with a direction in writing given by a registered medical practitioner to that relevant individual.

(2) This section shall cease to have effect on the date on which a section 110 registration (within the meaning of section 110(8)) ceases to have effect pursuant to section 110(6).

(3) In this section, "relevant individual" means

(a) a dentist registered under the Dentists Act 1985,

(b) a person registered under the Health and Social Care Professionals Act 2005 to practise a profession designated under that Act,

(c) a pharmacist or a pharmaceutical assistant registered under the Pharmacy Act 2007,

(d) a nurse or midwife registered under the Nurses and Midwives Act 2011, or

(e) a person registered in the register under the Pre-Hospital Emergency Care Council (Establishment) Order 2000 (S.I. No. 109 of 2000).]




Inserted (27.03.2020) by Emergency Measures in the Public Interest (Covid-19) Act 2020 (2/2020), s. 13, commenced on enactment.