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The Health and Medicines(Northern Ireland) Order 1988

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Retirement of practitioners

4.—(1) The Department shall by regulations provide for the removal from any list maintained under Article 56 or 61 of the principal Order of the name of any person who has attained an age specified in the regulations.

(2) The Department may pay—

(a)to persons whose names are removed by virtue of regulations under paragraph (1) from a list maintained under Article 61; or

(b)to any description of such persons,

such amounts as the Department may determine in respect of any loss that it accepts that they have suffered as a consequence of the coming into operation of regulations under paragraph (1).

(3) Before making such a determination the Department shall consult such organisations as appear to the Department to be representative of persons providing general dental services.

(4) Regulations under this Article—

(a)may make such incidental or supplementary provision as the Department considers appropriate;

(b)shall be subject to negative resolution.

(5) In Articles 56(2)(d) and 61(2)(b) of the principal Order after the words “paragraph (2A)” there shall be inserted the words “, to regulations under Article 4 of the Health and Medicines (Northern Ireland) Order 1988”.

(6) Article 58 of the principal Order shall cease to have effect.

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