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Opticians Act 1989

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13(1)Subject to sub-paragraph (2) below, the Privy Council may by order, after consultation with the Council and any other body or person they think fit to consult, make such alterations in the membership of the Council as may be expedient in view of changes in circumstances, and may make consequential alterations in relation to the committees which this Act requires the Council to maintain and consequential amendments to this Schedule.

(2)In sub-paragraph (1) above “alterations in the membership of the Council” means alterations—

(a)as to the numbers of members;

(b)as to the qualifications which a person must have to be a member; and

(c)as to who may nominate members.

(3)An order under this paragraph shall not operate to reduce below seven the number of members chosen to represent registered opticians on the Council.

(4)An order under this paragraph may revoke any previous order made under this paragraph or paragraph 13 of Schedule 1 to the [1958 c. 32.] Opticians Act 1958 if it appears to the Privy Council, after such consultation as is mentioned in sub-paragraph (1) above, that the order ought to be revoked.

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