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Opticians Act 1989

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  1. Introductory Text

  2. Part I The General Optical Council

    1. The Council

      1. 1.Constitution and functions of the Council

    2. The Council’s Committees

      1. 2.The Education Committee

      2. 3.The Companies Committee

      3. 4.The Investigating Committee

      4. 5.The Disciplinary Committee

      5. 6.General power to appoint committees

  3. Part II Registration and Training of Opticians

    1. The registers and lists

      1. 7.Registers of opticians

      2. 8.Qualifications for being registered

      3. 9.List of bodies corporate carrying on business as opticians

      4. 10.General provisions as to registers and lists

      5. 11.Publication of registers and lists

    2. Training and Qualifications

      1. 12.Approval of training institutions and qualifications

      2. 13.Supervision of training institutions and qualifying examinations

  4. Part III Disciplinary Proceedings

    1. 14.Disciplinary orders

    2. 15.Suspension orders

    3. 16.Penalty orders

    4. 17.Powers of Disciplinary Committee

    5. 18.Restoration of names erased as result of disciplinary cases etc

    6. 19.Erasure from register and list on grounds of fraud or error

    7. 20.Service of notifications

    8. 21.Procedure of Disciplinary Committee

    9. 22.Assessors to Disciplinary Committee

    10. 23.Appeals in disciplinary and other cases

  5. Part IV Restrictions On Testing Of Sight, Fitting Of Contact Lenses, Sale And Supply Of Optical Appliances And Use Of Titles And Descriptions

    1. 24.Testing of sight

    2. 25.Fitting of contact lenses

    3. 26.Duties to be performed on sight testing

    4. 27.Sale and supply of optical appliances

    5. 28.Penalty for pretending to be registered etc

    6. 29.Provision as to death or bankruptcy of registered optician

    7. 30.Offences by bodies corporate

  6. Part V Miscellaneous And Supplementary

    1. Miscellaneous

      1. 31.Miscellaneous matters with respect to which rules may be made

      2. 32.Expenses and accounts of the Council

      3. 33.Default powers of Privy Council

      4. 34.Subordinate legislation procedure

      5. 35.Privy Council quorum and documents

    2. Supplementary

      1. 36.Interpretation

      2. 37.Consequential amendments and repeals

      3. 38.Commencement

      4. 39.Short title and extent

    1. Schedule 1

      Constitution etc. of Council.

    2. Schedule 2

      Repeals.

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