Medical Practitioners Act 2007

70.

Steps to be taken by Council after receiving report.

70.— The Council shall, on receiving the report referred to in section 69(1) of the Fitness to Practise Committee in relation to a complaint—

( a) if the Committee finds that no allegation against the registered medical practitioner the subject of the complaint is proved, dismiss the complaint,

( b) if the Committee finds that any allegation against the practitioner is proved, decide F145 [ under section 71 or 71A , as may be appropriate, ] one or more than one sanction to be imposed on the practitioner.

Annotations

Amendments:

F145

Substituted (19.07.2011) by Medical Practitioners (Amendment) Act 2011 (12/2011), s. 12, S.I. No. 388 of 2011.

F146

Substituted by Regulated Professions (Health and Social Care) (Amendment) Act 2020 (16/2020), s. 121, not commenced as of date of revision.

Modifications (not altering text):

C63

Prospective affecting provision: section substituted by Regulated Professions (Health and Social Care) (Amendment) Act 2020 (16/2020), s. 121, not commenced as of date of revision.

F146 [ 70. The Council shall, on receiving the report referred to in section 69(1) of the Fitness to Practise Committee in relation to a complaint—

( a ) if there is an undertaking or consent under section 67(1) , comply with section 71(2) in respect of the measures concerned, and

( b ) in any other case—

(i) if the Committee finds that no allegation against the registered medical practitioner the subject of the complaint is proved, dismiss the complaint,

(ii) if the Committee finds that any allegation against the practitioner is proved, decide under section 71(1) or 71A(1) , as may be appropriate, one or more than one sanction to be imposed on the practitioner. ]