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.]