Medical Practitioners Act 2007


Duty of Council to decide on appropriate sanction.

71.— Subject to sections 57(6)(a) and 72 , 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) 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.