Medical Practitioners Act 2007

38.

Circumstances in which unregistered medical practitioners may practise medicine.

38.— F76 [ A person does not contravene section 37(1) ] if—

( a) F76 [ the person ] is a dentist registered under the Dentists Act 1985 who only practises medicine in the course of, and for the purpose of, the lawful practise of dentistry,

( b) F76 [ the person ] is a person registered under the Nurses Act 1985 who only practises medicine in the course of, and for the purposes of, the lawful practise of nursing or midwifery,

( c) F76 [ the person ] is a registered pharmaceutical chemist or a registered dispensing chemist and druggist, under the Pharmacy Acts 1875 to 1977, who only practises medicine in the course of, and for the purposes of, the lawful practise of pharmacy in accordance with those Acts,

( d) F76 [ the person ] is a person registered under the Health and Social Care Professionals Act 2005 to practise a profession designated under that Act who only practises medicine in the course of, and for the purposes of, the lawful practise of that profession,

F74 [ ( e ) F77 [ ]

( f ) F76 [ the person ] only practices medicine in any combination of any of the circumstances specified in F76 [ paragraphs (a) to ( d ) ] ]

( g) F75 [ ]

Annotations

Amendments:

F74

Substituted (17.01.2017) by European Union (Recognition of Professional Qualifications) Regulations 2017 (S.I. No. 8 of 2017), reg. 95(d), in effect as per reg. 2.

F75

Deleted (17.01.2017) by European Union (Recognition of Professional Qualifications) Regulations 2017 (S.I. No. 8 of 2017), reg. 95(d), in effect as per reg. 2.

F76

Substituted (1.01.2021) by Regulated Professions (Health and Social Care) (Amendment) Act 2020 (16/2020), s. 91(a), (b) and (d), S.I. No. 647 of 2020.

F77

Deleted (1.01.2021) by Regulated Professions (Health and Social Care) (Amendment) Act 2020 (16/2020), s. 91(c), S.I. No. 647 of 2020.

Modifications (not altering text):

C31

References construed (29.11.2008) by Pharmacy Act 2007 (20/2007), s. 75(1), S.I. No. 487 of 2008.

Interpretation of references to pharmaceutical chemists, persons keeping open shop, etc.

75.— (1) Any reference (however expressed) in a prior enactment to a pharmaceutical chemist registered under the Pharmacy Act (Ireland) 1875 or a dispensing chemist and druggist registered under the Pharmacy Act 1951 shall be construed as a reference to a registered pharmacist.

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Editorial Notes:

E30

Previous affecting provision: para. (e) substituted (17.01.2017) by European Union (Recognition of Professional Qualifications) Regulations 2017 (S.I. No. 8 of 2017), reg. 95(d), in effect as per reg. 2; deleted as per F-note above.