Medical Practitioners Act 2007
F68 [ Provisions supplementary to sections 36L and 36M .
36N . — ... ]
Inserted by Regulated Professions (Health and Social Care) (Amendment) Act 2020 (16/2020), s. 89, not commenced as of date of revision.
Modifications (not altering text):
Prospective affecting provision: section inserted by Regulated Professions (Health and Social Care) (Amendment) Act 2020 (16/2020), s. 89, not commenced as of date of revision.
F68 [ 36N. (1) To the extent of enabling an adapter to practise medicine in the State for his or her adaptation period but no further, every reference in the State 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 adapter.
(2) Subject to subsection (3) , where an adapter has completed his or her adaptation period to the satisfaction of the Council, the Council shall grant the adapter a certificate of adaptation.
(3) The Council shall not grant a certificate of adaptation to an adapter unless the Council is of the opinion that the adapter has, during his or her adaptation period, satisfactorily completed the training in medical practice to which such adaptation period relates.
(4) Without prejudice to the generality of section 56B , the Council may remove an adapter’s registration (that is, by deleting his or her name from the register) if—
( a ) the adapter makes an application to the Council to have the registration removed,
( b ) the adapter is not, or is no longer, practising medicine as an adapter, or
( c ) the Council is of the opinion that the adapter has not, during his or her adaptation period, satisfactorily completed the training in medical practice (under the supervision and responsibility of a registered medical practitioner) to which such adaptation period relates. ]