Medical Practitioners Act 2007

F202 [ 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.