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SCHEDULES

[F1SCHEDULE 4E+W+S+N.I. PROCEEDINGS BEFORE THE INVESTIGATION COMMITTEE, INTERIM ORDERS PANELS AND FITNESS TO PRACTISE PANELS

Annotations:

Amendments (Textual)

F1Sch. 4 substituted by The Medical Act 1983 (Amendment) Order 2002 (S.I. 2002/3135), art. 14 (with transitional provisions in Sch. 2) (the amendment coming into force in accordance with art. 1(2)(3) of the amending S.I.)

Reference and transfer of cases to the Investigation CommitteeE+W+S+N.I.

3A(1)Where in the course of any proceedings before a Fitness to Practise Panel, the Panel are of the opinion that a matter arises which ought to be investigated by the Investigation Committee or considered by another Fitness to Practise Panel—

(a)that Panel may give a direction to that effect to the Registrar; and

(b)that matter shall be referred by the Registrar to that Committee, or another Fitness to Practise Panel.

(2)Nothing in sub-paragraph (1) above shall prevent that Fitness to Practise Panel from considering that matter itself, whether or not it has reached a decision in the proceedings.]