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(1)There shall continue to be a body corporate known as the General Optical Council (in this Act referred to as “the Council”).
(2)The Council shall have the general function of promoting high standards of professional education and professional conduct among opticians and the additional functions assigned to the Council by or under this Act.
(3)There shall continue to be a registrar of the Council.
(4)The Council shall be constituted in accordance with Schedule 1 to this Act and the supplementary provisions relating to the Council and the registrar contained in that Schedule shall have effect.
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