Medical Practitioners Act 2007

44B.

F91 [ Requirements to be met for recognition of qualification as general qualification.

44B . ... ]

Annotations:

Amendments:

F91

Inserted by Regulated Professions (Health and Social Care) (Amendment) Act 2020 (16/2020), s. 96, not commenced as of date of revision.

Modifications (not altering text):

C36

Prospective affecting provision: section inserted by Regulated Professions (Health and Social Care) (Amendment) Act 2020 (16/2020), s. 96, not commenced as of date of revision.

F91 [ 44B. (1) Subject to subsection (2) , a qualification held by a person meets the requirements for recognition as a qualification (in this Act referred to as a ‘general qualification’) for the purposes of registering that person in the General Division if the person—

( a ) has an Irish formal qualification,

( b ) has a qualification in medicine from a state other than the State and has passed an examination specified in rules made under section 11 for the purposes of this paragraph, or

( c ) has a qualification in medicine from a state other than the State and is exempted from paragraph (b) by virtue of falling within a ground, specified in rules made under section 11 for the purposes of this paragraph, for such exemption.

(2) Subject to Regulations 82 and 83 of the Regulations of 2017, evidence of a formal qualification in basic medical training recognised—

( a ) in accordance with Regulation 10 or 21 of those Regulations,

( b ) under Regulation 30(1) of those Regulations, or

( c ) under Part 14 of those Regulations,

is a general qualification for the purposes of this Act. ]