Medical Practitioners Act 2007

56.

F114 [ Council may request certain information concerning medical practitioners, etc., from certain bodies in State or other jurisdictions.

55A . ... ]

Annotations:

Amendments:

F114

Inserted by Regulated Professions (Health and Social Care) (Amendment) Act 2020 (16/2020), s. 107, not commenced as of date of revision.

Modifications (not altering text):

C48

Prospective affecting provision: section inserted by Regulated Professions (Health and Social Care) (Amendment) Act 2020 (16/2020), s. 107, not commenced as of date of revision.

F114 [ 55A. (1) Where a registered medical practitioner, intern or adapter provides, or has provided, one or more than one kind of health or social care in the State or another jurisdiction, the Council may make a request in writing, accompanied by the relevant statement, to the body, duly authorised in the State or that jurisdiction, as appropriate, to regulate persons who provide that kind of health or social care in the State or that jurisdiction, to provide the Council with any information relevant to either or both of the following:

( a ) any material matter that has occurred in that jurisdiction in relation to the practitioner, intern or adapter;

( b ) the practitioner’s, intern’s or adapter’s qualifications, or registration (or equivalent thereof in that jurisdiction), as a person who provides that kind of health or social care.

(2) In this section—

‘adapter’ includes a person who has made an application under section 36M for registration which has not yet been determined by the Council;

‘intern’ includes a person who has made an application under section 36E for registration which has not yet been determined by the Council;

‘registered medical practitioner’ includes a person who has made an application under section 45 or 50A for registration which has not yet been determined by the Council;

‘relevant statement’, in relation to a request under subsection (1) , means a statement to the effect that any information provided to the Council, pursuant to that request, by the body to which the request is made may be used in any proceedings under this Act concerning the medical practitioner, intern or adapter the subject of the request. ]

Editorial Notes:

E64

The section heading is taken from the amending section in the absence of one included in the amendment.