Medical Practitioners Act 2007
F92 [ Requirements to be met for recognition of qualification as specialist qualification.
44C . — ... ]
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):
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.
F92 [ 44C . (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 ‘specialist qualification’) for the purposes of registering that person in the Specialist Division if—
( a ) the person—
(i) has been granted evidence of the satisfactory completion of specialist training undertaken in the State by a body approved under section 89(3)(a)(ii) , or
(ii) has been awarded a qualification in medicine and satisfies the Council that he or she has—
(I) completed a programme of specialist training, and
(II) acquired sufficient experience in specialised medicine,
to a standard that satisfies the Council is adequate for recognition as a specialist qualification,
( b ) the specialist training or specialist qualification is in relation to a medical specialty recognised by the Council under section 89(1) .
(2) Subject to Regulations 82 and 83 of the Regulations of 2017, evidence of a formal qualification as a specialised doctor recognised—
( a ) in accordance with Regulation 10 or 21 of those Regulations,
( b ) under Regulation 30(3) of those Regulations, or
( c ) under Part 14 of those Regulations,
is a specialist qualification for the purposes of this Act. ]