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Pharmacy (Northern Ireland) Order 1976

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  1. Introductory Text

  2. PART I INTRODUCTORY

    1. 1.Title and commencement

    2. 2.Interpretation

  3. PART II THE PHARMACEUTICAL SOCIETY OF NORTHERN IRELAND

    1. 3.The Society

    2. 4.The Council

    3. 4A.Continuing professional development

    4. 4B.The Council’s duties in respect of publications

    5. 4C.Accounts

    6. 4D.Reports and statistical information

    7. 5.Regulations made by the Council: general

  4. PART III REGISTRATION OF PHARMACEUTICAL CHEMISTS, DRUGGISTS AND STUDENTS

    1. 6.The registers

    2. 7.Examinations

    3. 8.Qualifications for registration

    4. 8A.Registration by virtue of appropriate European diploma

    5. 8AA.Supplementary provisions as to the necessary knowledge of English

    6. 8B.Visiting pharmaceutical chemist from a relevant European State

    7. 8C.Professional traineeships carried out in other relevant European States, etc.

    8. 8D.European professional card

    9. 9.The registrar

    10. 10.Power of registrar to require information

    11. 11.Evidence of qualification to be registered

    12. 11ZZA.Appeals: decisions in relation to alerts and European professional cards

    13. 11ZZB.Appeals to the Council under Article 11ZZA

    14. 11ZA.Recognition of qualification of exempt persons

    15. 11A.Indemnity arrangements

    16. 12.Annual publication of registers

    17. 13.Copies of registers to be sent to Pharmacy Inspector, etc.

    18. 14.Issue of certificates of registration and penalties for failure to surrender, or abuse of, certificates

    19. 15.Retention fees

    20. 16.Penalty for falsification of registers

    21. 17.Duty of registrar of deaths to give notice of deaths of registered persons

    22. 18.Disqualification of persons suffering from disability

  5. PART IV DISCIPLINARY PROCEEDINGS

    1. 19.The Statutory Committee

    2. 20.Fitness to practice

    3. 21.Conditions as to the giving of directions by Statutory Committee in case of conviction, etc., of employee

    4. 22.Provisions as to directions given by Statutory Committee and as to appeals

  6. PART V MISCELLANEOUS

    1. 22A.The Directive: functions of competent authority, etc.

    2. 23.Dispensing, etc., in public institutions

    3. 24.Pharmacy Inspectors

    4. 25.Fees

    5. 25A.Regulations: procedure

    6. 26.Transitional provisions, amendments and repeals

  7. SCHEDULES

    1. SCHEDULE 1

      THE PHARMACEUTICAL SOCIETY OF NORTHERN IRELAND

      1. PART I THE CONSTITUTION OF THE SOCIETY

        1. 1.The Society is a body corporate.

        2. 2.Every person registered as a pharmaceutical chemist shall, so long...

        3. 3.(1) Every person registered as a druggist shall, so long...

        4. 4.Every person registered as a student shall, so long as...

        5. 5.The Council may elect suitable members or associates of the...

      2. PART II SUPPLEMENTARY PROVISIONS AS TO THE SOCIETY

        1. The seal

          1. 6.The fixing of the seal of the Society shall be...

        2. Officers

          1. 7.(1) The Council may employ a secretary of the Society...

        3. Superannuation, etc.

          1. 8.(1) The Society may in its discretion, with the consent...

    2. SCHEDULE 2

      1. THE COUNCIL OF THE SOCIETY CONSTITUTION OF THE COUNCIL

        1. 1.(1) The Council shall consist of— (a) 7 registered persons;...

        2. 2.(1) Without prejudice to sub-paragraph (4), the Council may appoint...

        3. 3.The Department may by regulations make provision as to—

    3. SCHEDULE 2A

      1. TABLE IN RESPECT OF TRAINING IN THE FORMER CZECHOSLOVAKIA, THE FORMER SOVIET UNION OR THE FORMER YUGOSLAVIA

    4. SCHEDULE 2B

      1. VISITING PHARMACEUTICAL CHEMIST FROM A RELEVANT EUROPEAN STATE

        1. 1.Application and interpretation

        2. 2.In this Schedule— (a) a “ visiting practitioner ” means...

        3. 3.Registration in respect of provision of occasional pharmacy services

        4. 4.Entitlement to provide occasional pharmacy services: first year

        5. 5.First provision of services: required documents

        6. 5A.First provision of services: visiting practitioners from Great Britain

        7. 6.(1) Subject to sub-paragraph (3), the evidence referred to in...

        8. 7.Entitlement to provide occasional pharmacy services after first year: renewals

        9. 8.Duration of entitlement to provide occasional pharmacy services

        10. 9.Conditions

    5. SCHEDULE 2C

      Directive 2005/36/EC: European professional card

      1. PART 1 General

        1. 1.Introductory

        2. 2.Interpretation

      2. PART 2 General functions of the Society in relation to European professional cards

        1. 3.Society not to request resubmission of valid documents

        2. 4.Power to revoke a European professional card

        3. 5.Rectification of the European professional card or the IMI file

        4. 6.Duty to give reasons and to notify of right of appeal

        5. 7.Updating the IMI file: disciplinary action or criminal sanctions

        6. 8.Access to data

        7. 9.Processing data

      3. PART 3 European professional cards for establishment in the United Kingdom or another relevant European State

        1. 10.European professional cards for establishment in a host State other than the United Kingdom

        2. 11.Issue of European professional card for establishment in Northern Ireland

      4. PART 4 European professional cards for the provision of occasional pharmacy services in a relevant European State other than the United Kingdom

        1. 12.Issue of European professional card for the provision of occasional pharmacy services in a host State other than the United Kingdom

        2. 13.Variation of a European professional card for the provision of occasional pharmacy services in a host State other than the United Kingdom

      5. PART 5 European professional card: requirements and entitlements as to registration

        1. 14.Requirement to register: establishment cases

        2. 15.Entitlement to registration: provision of occasional pharmacy services

      6. PART 6 Conditions in relation to fitness to practise

        1. 16.Conditions in relation to fitness to practise: providers of occasional pharmacy services

    6. SCHEDULE 2D

      The Directive: Functions of the Society under Article 22A

    7. SCHEDULE 3

      1. FITNESS TO PRACTISE

        1. 1.Standards of conduct and performance

        2. 2.Disclosure of information: general

        3. 3.Disclosure of fitness to practise matters in the public interest

        4. 4.Impairment of fitness to practise

        5. 5.Initial action in respect of allegations

        6. 6.Consideration by the Scrutiny Committee

        7. 7.Consideration by the Statutory Committee

        8. 8.Interim Orders

        9. 9.Restoration of names to the Register: fitness to practise

        10. 10.Appeals against appealable fitness to practise decisions

        11. 11.The taking effect of directions in respect of appealable fitness to practise decisions

        12. 12.Interim measures pending a direction taking effect

        13. 13.Registrar giving effect to directions or orders of the Statutory Committee or the High Court

        14. 14.Voluntary removal from the register

        15. 15.Regulations in respect of proceedings

        16. 16.Procedure for the Statutory Committee

        17. 17.Legal advisers

        18. 18.Clinical and other specialist advisers

    8. SCHEDULE 4

      TRANSITIONAL PROVISIONS

      1. 1.The Council may direct the registrar to register any name...

      2. 2.If any person whose name has been removed in pursuance...

      3. 3.Where any person whose name has been removed as mentioned...

      4. 4.Where the name of any person was absent from the...

      5. 5.The provisions of Articles 21 and 22 and of paragraph...

      6. 6.Nothing in this Order shall affect any articles of apprenticeship...

      7. 7.Nothing in this Order shall affect the term of office...

      1. Schedule 5—Amendments

      1. Schedule 6—Repeals

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