Medical Practitioners Act 2007
Restoration of registration which has been cancelled.
81.— (1) The Council shall not restore a medical practitioner’s registration which has been cancelled except in accordance with this section.
(2) The Council may at any time decide to restore the registration of a medical practitioner whose registration has been cancelled if—
( a) the practitioner has requested the Council to make the decision and has paid the appropriate fee required at the time of the request for restoration,
( b) the practitioner is not prohibited under this Part from applying for restoration of the registration,
( c) the practitioner has been given an opportunity to make an oral or written submission to the Council,
( d) the Council has considered any submission made under paragraph (c) and the criteria specified in rules made under section 11 for the restoration of registration pursuant to this section, and
( e) after considering all relevant facts, the Council considers it appropriate to make the decision.
(3) The Council may on deciding to restore a medical practitioner’s registration, also decide to attach to the registration any conditions that the Council considers appropriate.
(4) The Council shall, on deciding to restore a medical practitioner’s registration or to attach conditions to the registration of a medical practitioner whose registration has been so restored, give notice in writing to the practitioner of the restoration and, if applicable, of the attachment of the conditions as soon as is practicable after—
( a) restoring the registration, or
( b) restoring the registration and complying with section 43(6) in respect of the conditions,
as the case may be.
(5) The Council shall, on deciding to refuse to restore a medical practitioner’s registration, give notice in writing (accompanied by a copy of section 83 ), as soon as is practicable after making the decision, to the practitioner of—
( a) the decision,
( b) the date on which the decision was made, and
( c) the reasons for the decision.
Rules made pursuant to the provisions of s. 11 and subs. (2)(d) specifying criteria to be considered when deciding whether to restore the registration of a medical practitioner whose registration has been cancelled (30.09.2009) by Medical Council Rules Specifying Criteria to be Considered for Application for Restoration to the Register (S.I. No. 594 of 2009).