Medical Practitioners Act 2007

78.

Duty to notify registered medical practitioner of compliance with decisions confirmed or given by Court.

78.— (1) The Council shall, on complying with a decision confirmed or given by the Court under section 75 or 76 to attach conditions to the registration of a medical practitioner, give notice in writing to the practitioner of the conditions as soon as is practicable after complying with section 43(6) in respect of the conditions.

(2) The Council shall, on complying with a decision confirmed or given by the Court under section 75 or 76 to transfer a registered medical practitioner’s registration to another division of the register—

( a) transfer the practitioner’s registration to the division concerned, and

( b) give notice in writing to the practitioner of the division to which the practitioner’s registration has been transferred as soon as is practicable after effecting such transfer.

(3) The Council shall, on complying with a decision confirmed or given by the Court under section 75 or 76 to suspend for a specified period or to cancel the registration of a medical practitioner, give notice in writing to the practitioner of—

( a) the suspension or cancellation, as the case may be, and

( b) in the case of a suspension, the period, beginning not earlier than 7 days after the date of the Court’s decision, during which the registration is to be suspended.

(4) For the avoidance of doubt, it is hereby declared that where the registration of a medical practitioner is suspended in compliance with a decision confirmed or given by the Court under section 75 or 76 to suspend that registration for a specified period—

( a) subject to paragraphs (b) and (c), this Act shall apply to the practitioner during that period as if the practitioner were an unregistered F168 [ medical practitioner, and ]

( b) section 40 shall not apply to the practitioner during that period to the extent only that the practitioner uses a title referred to in that section which would not be a contravention of that section if the practitioner’s registration were not F168 [ suspended. ]

( c) F169 [ ]

Annotations

Amendments:

F168

Substituted (17.01.2017) by European Union (Recognition of Professional Qualifications) Regulations 2017 (S.I. No. 8 of 2017), reg. 95(j)(i), (ii), in effect as per reg. 2.

F169

Deleted (17.01.2017) by European Union (Recognition of Professional Qualifications) Regulations 2017 (S.I. No. 8 of 2017), reg. 95(j)(iii), in effect as per reg. 2.