Medical Practitioners Act 2007


Duty of Council to decide on appropriate sanction.

F157[71. (1) Subject to sections 57(6)(a) and 72 and subsection (2), the Council shall, as soon as is practicable after receiving and considering the report referred to in section 69(1) of the Fitness to Practise Committee in relation to a complaint concerning a registered medical practitioner where section 70(b)(ii) is applicable, decide that one or more than one of the following sanctions be imposed on the practitioner:

(a) an advice or admonishment, or a censure, in writing;

(b) a censure in writing and a fine not exceeding €5,000;

(c) the attachment of conditions to the practitioner’s registration, including restrictions on the practice of medicine that may be engaged in by the practitioner;

(d) the transfer of the practitioner’s registration to another division of the register;

(e) the suspension of the practitioner’s registration for a specified period;

(f) the cancellation of the practitioner’s registration;

(g) a prohibition from applying for a specified period for the restoration of the practitioner’s registration.

(2) Where the report referred to in section 69(1) follows an undertaking or consent under section 67(1), then the measures to be taken in respect of the registered medical practitioner shall be those contained in the report.]




Substituted (14.03.2022) by Regulated Professions (Health and Social Care) (Amendment) Act 2020 (16/2020), s. 123, S.I. No. 115 of 2022.