Medical Practitioners Act 2007

63.

Referral of complaint to Fitness to Practise Committee.

63.— Where—

( a) the Preliminary Proceedings Committee is of the opinion that there is a prima facie case to warrant further action being taken in relation to a complaint, or

( b) the Council directs under section 61(2)(e) that further action be taken under this section in relation to a complaint,

the Preliminary Proceedings Committee shall refer the complaint to the Fitness to Practise Committee.

Annotations:

Amendments:

F138

Substituted by Regulated Professions (Health and Social Care) (Amendment) Act 2020 (16/2020), s. 116(a), not commenced as of date of revision.

F139

Inserted by Regulated Professions (Health and Social Care) (Amendment) Act 2020 (16/2020), s. 116(b), not commenced as of date of revision.

Modifications (not altering text):

C58

Prospective affecting provision: section amended by Regulated Professions (Health and Social Care) (Amendment) Act 2020 (16/2020), s. 116, not commenced as of date of revision.

63.— F138 [ Subject to section 59A(2)(b) , where ]

( a) the Preliminary Proceedings Committee is of the opinion that there is a prima facie case to warrant further action being taken in relation to a complaint, or

( b) the Council directs under section 61(2)(e) that further action be taken under this section in relation to a complaint,

the Preliminary Proceedings Committee shall refer the complaint to the Fitness to Practise Committee F139 [ together with all other material (including investigation reports) that the Committee is of the opinion are relevant to the complaint and that the Fitness to Practise Committee needs to consider to dispose of or otherwise deal with the complaint ].