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Part IIIE+W+S+N.I. Committees of the General Medical Council

[F1Education CommitteeE+W+S+N.I.

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F1Sch. 1 Pt. III: paras. 19-19E, 23, 23B, 24 substituted for paras. 19-24 by The Medical Act 1983 (Amendment) Order 2002 (S.I. 2002/3135), art. 5(3) (with transitional provisions in Sch. 2) (the amendment coming into force in accordance with s. 1(2)(3) of the amending S.I.)

19Subject to the power of the Committee under paragraph 25 below to co-opt members, the composition of the Education Committee shall be such as the General Council think fit.E+W+S+N.I.

Interim Orders PanelsE+W+S+N.I.

19ASubject to the restrictions on membership specified in paragraph 23 below and to the power of the Panel under paragraph 25 below to co-opt members, an Interim Orders Panel shall be constituted as provided by rules made under this paragraph by the General Council.E+W+S+N.I.

Registration Decisions PanelsE+W+S+N.I.

19BSubject to the power of the Panel under paragraph 25 below to co-opt members, a Registration Decisions Panel shall be constituted as provided by rules made under this paragraph by the General Council.E+W+S+N.I.

Registration Appeals PanelsE+W+S+N.I.

19CSubject to the restrictions on membership specified in paragraph 23 below and to the power of the Panel under paragraph 25 below to co-opt members, a Registration Appeals Panel shall be constituted as provided by rules made under this paragraph by the General Council.E+W+S+N.I.

Investigation CommitteeE+W+S+N.I.

19DSubject to the power of the Committee under paragraph 25 below to co-opt members, the Investigation Committee shall be constituted as provided by rules made under this paragraph by the General Council.E+W+S+N.I.

Fitness to Practise PanelsE+W+S+N.I.

19ESubject to the restrictions on membership specified in paragraph 23 below and to the power of the Panel under paragraph 25 below to co-opt members, a Fitness to Practise Panel shall be constituted as provided by rules made under this paragraph by the General Council.E+W+S+N.I.

SupplementaryE+W+S+N.I.

23Rules under paragraphs 19A, 19C and 19E above shall secure that—E+W+S+N.I.

(a)only persons who are not members of the General Council shall be members of an Interim Orders Panel, a Registration Appeals Panel or a Fitness to Practise Panel;

(b)a person who sits as a member of an Interim Orders Panel or Fitness to Practise Panel that has made an interim order in proceedings on any case shall not sit as a member of a Fitness to Practise Panel in any subsequent proceedings in that case; and

(c)a person who is a member of the Investigation Committee or a Registration Decisions Panel may not at the same time be a member of an Interim Orders Panel, a Registration Appeals Panel or a Fitness to Practise Panel.

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23BRules under paragraph 19A, 19B, 19C, 19D or 19E above may make provision as to quorum.E+W+S+N.I.

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24Rules under paragrpah 19A, 19B, 19C, 19D or 19E above shall not come into force until approved by order of the Privy Council.]E+W+S+N.I.

25(1)Without prejudice to the preceding provisions of this Part of this Schedule the General Council may constitute F2. . . one or more committees.E+W+S+N.I.

[F3(1A)Any committee of the General Council may consist of or include persons who are not members of the Council.]

[F4(2)[F5Subject to and in accordance with paragraph 23 above,] a Committee of the General Council may, if authorised to do so by the General Council, co-opt such persons (whether or not members of the Council) as the Committee think fit.]

(3)The General Council may delegate to any committee of the Council such of the Council’s functions as they think fit but the determination of the remuneration payable to visitors appointed by the Education Committee under section 7(1) or 13(1) of this Act or to inspectors appointed by that Committee under section 6(2) of this Act shall be subject to the approval of the General Council.

[F6(4)Except where rules made by virtue of paragraph 23B above make provision as to quorum in the case of any of the statutory committees, the quorum of a committee of the General Council shall be such as the Council may from time to time determine.

(5)There shall be paid to the members of the committees of the General Council such remuneration and such travelling, subsistence or other expenses as the Council may allow.]

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Amendments (Textual)

F2Words in Sch. 1 para. 25(1) omitted by virtue of The Medical Act 1983 (Amendment) Order 2002 (S.I. 2002/3135), art. 5(4)(a) (with transitional provisions in Sch. 2) (the amendment coming into force in accordance with art. 1(2)(3) of the amending S.I.)

F3Sch. 1 para. 25(1A) inserted by virtue of The Medical Act 1983 (Amendment) Order 2002 (S.I. 2002/3135), art. 5(4)(b) (with transitional provisions in Sch. 2) (the amendment coming into force in accordance with art. 1(2)(3) of the amending S.I.)

F5Words in Sch. 1 para. 25(2) inserted by virtue of The Medical Act 1983 (Amendment) Order 2002 (S.I. 2002/3135), art. 5(4)(c) (with transitional provisions in Sch. 2) (the amendment coming into force in accordance with art. 1(2)(3) of the amending S.I.)

F6Sch. 1 para. 25(4)(5) substituted for Sch. 1 para. 25(4) by virtue of The Medical Act 1983 (Amendment) Order 2002 (S.I. 2002/3135), art. 5(4)(d) (with transitional provisions in Sch. 2) (the amendment coming into force in accordance with art. 1(2)(3) of the amending S.I.)

The Preliminary Proceedings CommitteeE+W+S+N.I.

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The Professional Conduct CommitteeE+W+S+N.I.

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The Assessment Referral CommitteeE+W+S+N.I.

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The Committee on Professional PerformanceE+W+S+N.I.

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The Health CommitteeE+W+S+N.I.

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