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Amendment of the National Health Service (Appointment of Consultants) (Scotland) Regulations 2009

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2.  After regulation 3 (appointments to which the regulations apply) of the National Health Service (Appointment of Consultants) (Scotland) Regulations 2009(1) insert—

Registration requirements

3A.(1) Subject to paragraph (2), a person may not take up appointment to any consultant post unless—

(a)that person is either a medical practitioner or a dental practitioner, and

(b)in the case of an appointment of a medical practitioner, that person’s name is included in the Specialist Register(2).

(2) Paragraph (1)(b) does not apply to any person who held a post as a consultant in oral and maxillo-facial surgery in the health service immediately before 1st January 1997.

(3) For the purposes of paragraph (2), “the health service” means the health services defined in—

(a)section 108(1) of the National Health Service (Scotland) Act 1978(3),

(b)section 275(1) of the National Health Service Act 2006(4), and

(c)article 2(2) of the Health and Personal Social Services (Northern Ireland) Order 1972(5)..

(2)

“Specialist Register” is defined in regulation 2(1) of the National Health Service (Appointment of Consultants) (Scotland) Regulations 2009 (S.S.I. 2009/166).

(3)

1978 c.29. There are amendments to section 108(1) but they are not relevant to these Regulations.

(4)

2006 c.41. There are amendments to section 275(1) but they are not relevant to these Regulations.

(5)

S.I. 1972/1265 (N.I.14). There are amendments to article 2(2) but they are not relevant to these Regulations.

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