Medical Practitioners Act 2007

85.

Information Council may publish in public interest.

85.— The Council shall, if satisfied that it is in the public interest to do so—

( a) advise the public when—

(i) any measure referred to in section 84(1) takes effect under this Part in respect of a medical practitioner,

(ii) any measure referred to in section 84(2) in respect of a medical practitioner comes to the knowledge of the Council,

( b) after consultation with the Fitness to Practise Committee, publish a transcript of all or any part of the proceedings of the Committee at an inquiry, whether with or without any information which would enable all, or any one or more than one, of the parties to the proceedings to be identified.

Annotations:

Amendments:

F175

Inserted by Regulated Professions (Health and Social Care) (Amendment) Act 2020 (16/2020), s. 132(a), not commenced as of date of revision.

F176

Substituted by Regulated Professions (Health and Social Care) (Amendment) Act 2020 (16/2020), s. 132(b), not commenced as of date of revision.

F177

Inserted by Regulated Professions (Health and Social Care) (Amendment) Act 2020 (16/2020), s. 132(c), not commenced as of date of revision.

Modifications (not altering text):

C74

Prospective affecting provision: section renumbered, subs. (1) amended, subs. (1)(b) substituted and subs. (2) inserted by Regulated Professions (Health and Social Care) (Amendment) Act 2020 (16/2020), s. 132, not commenced as of date of revision.

85.— F175 [ (1) ] The Council shall, F176 [ (if satisfied that, in the case of a measure referred to in section 84(1)(k) or (l) or paragraph (a)(ii) , it is in the public interest to do so) ]

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F176 [ ( b ) if satisfied that it is in the public interest to do so, publish a transcript of all or any part of the proceedings of the Fitness to Practise Committee at an inquiry or publish all or any part of a report referred to in section 69(1) of the Fitness to Practise Committee (and, in either case, whether with or without any information which would enable all, or any one or more than one, of the parties to the proceedings concerned to be identified). ]

F177 [ (2) The Council shall not publish anything under this section which is inconsistent with a decision (if any) of the Court arising from the performance of a function under section 75 or 76 . ]