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The Bill for this Act of the Scottish Parliament was passed by the Parliament on 26th June 2002 and received Royal Assent on 30th July 2002
An Act of the Scottish Parliament to permit the University of St. Andrews to grant postgraduate research degrees in medicine to qualified medical practitioners.
(1)The University of St. Andrews may hold examinations and award degrees for research in medicine by persons to whom this section applies, notwithstanding the provisions of paragraph 17 of Schedule 6 to the Universities (Scotland) Act 1966 (c.13) (abolition of qualifying examinations and degrees in medicine etc. in the University of St. Andrews).
(2)This section applies to persons who—
(a)are registered, or are entitled to be registered, under section 3 of the Medical Act 1983 (c.54) as fully registered medical practitioners;
(b)are registered, or in the opinion of the University of St. Andrews, the General Medical Council would direct that they be registered, under section 19 of that Act as fully registered medical practitioners; or
(c)are registered under section 22 of that Act as medical practitioners with limited registration.
This Act may be cited as the University of St. Andrews (Postgraduate Medical Degrees) Act 2002.
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