Medical Practitioners Act 2007

36F.

F59 [ Provisions supplementary to sections 36B and 36E .

36F . ... ]

Annotations:

Amendments:

F59

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):

C18

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.

F59 [ 36F. (1) To the extent of enabling an intern to participate in an intern training programme but no further, every reference to a medical practitioner or a registered medical practitioner contained in any enactment (other than this Act) or any statutory instrument (other than a statutory instrument under this Act) or any other document shall, unless the context otherwise requires, be construed as including a reference to the intern.

(2) Subject to subsection (3) , where an intern has completed a period of internship in the State to the satisfaction of the Council, the Council shall grant the intern a certificate of experience.

(3) The Council shall not grant a certificate of experience to an intern unless the Council is satisfied that the intern has, for the period or periods specified in rules made under section 11 for the purposes of this subsection, been employed as an intern—

( a ) in a hospital, health institution, clinic, general medical practice, or other health service setting, as is specified in rules made under section 11 for the purposes of this subsection, and

( b ) such hospital, health institution, clinic, general medical practice, or other health service setting, as the case may be, has been inspected and approved by the Council as acceptable for intern training standards.

(4) Without prejudice to the generality of section 56B , the Council may remove an intern’s registration by deleting his or her name from the register if—

( a ) the intern makes an application to the Council to have the registration removed,

( b ) the intern is not, or is no longer, practising medicine in an individually numbered, identifiable intern post which has been approved by the Council for intern training, or

( c ) the intern has not completed a period of internship in the State to the satisfaction of the Council. ]