Medical Practitioners Act 2007

36B.

F55 [ Register of interns.

36B . ... ]

Annotations:

Amendments:

F55

Inserted by Regulated Professions (Health and Social Care) (Amendment) Act 2020 (16/2020), s. 88, not commenced as of date of revision.

Modifications (not altering text):

C14

Prospective affecting provision: section inserted by Regulated Professions (Health and Social Care) (Amendment) Act 2020 (16/2020), s. 88, not commenced as of date of revision.

F55 [ 36B. (1) The Council shall establish and maintain a register to be known as the register of interns.

(2) The register shall contain the names of persons registered in it pursuant to section 36E and such other identifying particulars of those persons as the Council considers appropriate.

(3) The register may be established and maintained in paper or electronic form.

(4) A certificate purporting to be signed by the chief executive officer, or another member of the staff of the Council authorised by the chief executive officer to give a certificate under this subsection, and to certify that on a specified day or days or during the whole of a specified period—

( a ) a person named in the certificate—

(i) was an intern, or

(ii) was not an intern,

or

( b ) the registration of an intern named in the certificate was subject to the relevant conditions specified in the certificate,

shall, without proof of the signature of the person purporting to sign the certificate or that the person was the chief executive officer or another member of the staff of the Council so authorised, as the case may be, be evidence, unless the contrary is proved, of the matters stated in the certificate.

(5) The Council shall, as soon as is practicable after a person has been registered and the appropriate fee paid, give the person a certificate stating—

( a ) the person’s name,

( b ) the registration number attached to the person’s registration, and

( c ) such other identifying particulars of the person as the Council considers appropriate.

(6) Where relevant conditions have been attached to the registration of an intern, the Council shall enter in the register—

( a ) a statement that the intern’s registration is subject to conditions, and

( b ) particulars of the conditions.

(7) An intern shall, as soon as may be after the intern has received his or her certificate of registration and if it is practicable to do so, cause the certificate to be displayed—

( a ) at the principal place where the intern practises medicine, and

( b ) at all times during which the intern’s registration continues and at no other time.

(8) An intern shall, as soon as may be after he or she has received his or her certificate of registration, cause the registration number stated on that certificate to be included on all medical prescriptions and all other documentation and records, whether in paper or electronic form, relating to that intern’s practice as an intern.

(9) ( a ) In this subsection—

‘person concerned’ means a person whose name is, immediately before the relevant commencement, entered in the Trainee Specialist Division pursuant to section 49 ;

‘relevant commencement’ means the date of commencement of section 88 of the Regulated Professions (Health and Social Care)(Amendment) Act 2020.

( b ) Subject to paragraph (c) , this Act as in force immediately before the relevant commencement shall continue to apply and have effect in respect of a person concerned as if section 88 of the Regulated Professions (Health and Social Care) (Amendment) Act 2020 had not been commenced.

( c ) Paragraph (b) shall cease to apply to a relevant person immediately upon—

(i) the person’s name ceasing to be entered in the Trainee Specialist Division pursuant to section 49 (but without prejudice to any entry of that person’s name in that Division pursuant to section 48 ), or

(ii) the person being granted a certificate of experience,

whichever first occurs.

( d ) The Trainee Specialist Division shall cease to have any force or effect, in so far as it relates to a person concerned whose name is entered in it pursuant to section 49 (but without prejudice to any entry of that person’s name in that Division pursuant to section 48 ) immediately upon—

(i) there being no person concerned to whom paragraph (b) still applies, or

(ii) the 5th anniversary of the relevant commencement,

whichever first occurs.

( e ) The Council shall, as soon as practicable after paragraph (d) applies to a person concerned, remove from the Trainee Specialist Division all entries therein that relate to that person and that were entered therein pursuant to section 49 . ]