Medical Practitioners Act 2007

44C.

F92 [ Requirements to be met for recognition of qualification as specialist qualification.

44C . ... ]

Annotations:

Amendments:

F92

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):

C37

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,

and

( 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. ]