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  • s. 14(2A) inserted by S.I. 2019/593 Sch. 6 para. 6(a)
  • s. 20(1)(e)(f) inserted by S.I. 2008/1774 Sch. 3 para. 4 (This amendment not applied to legislation.gov.uk. It was due to come into force on the coming into force of s. 44(1) of the Safeguarding Vulnerable Groups Act 2006 (c. 47), see art. 1(4). S. 44(1) was repealed without ever being in force on 10.9.2012 by 2012 c. 9, s. 75(6), Sch. 10 Pt. 5; S.I. 2012/2234, art. 2)

Sections 1 and 42(3).

SCHEDULEE+W+S+N.I. The General Council and Committees

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Amendments (Textual)

F1Sch. Pt. I paras. 1A-1D substituted for Sch. paras. 1-14 (9.7.2008 for specified purposes, 1.4.2009 in so far as not already in force) by The Health Care and Associated Professions (Miscellaneous Amendments) Order 2008 (S.I. 2008/1774), art. 1(3), Sch. 3 para. 9(2); S.I. 2008/3150, art. 3(b)(i)

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C1Sch. Pt. I para. 5 modified (14.1.1997) by S.I. 1997/34, art. 3(a)

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Commencement Information

I1Sch. Pt I para. 14 wholly in force at 3.3.2002; Sch. Pt. I para. 14 not in force at Royal Assent see s. 42(2)(4)(5); Sch. Pt. I para. 14(2)(3)(a)-(c) in force at 14.1.1997 by S.I. 1997/34, art. 2, Sch.; Sch. Pt. I para. 14(5)(b) in force at 1.4.1998 by S.I. 1998/872, art. 2(1)(j); Sch. Pt. I para. 14(1)(3)(d)(4)(5)(a) in force at 3.3.2002 in so far as not already in force, by S.I. 2002/500, art. 2

Membership: generalE+W+S+N.I.

F1[F11A.(1)The General Council shall consist of—

(a)registrant members, that is members who are registered osteopaths; and

(b)lay members, that is members who—

(i)are not and never have been registered osteopaths, and

(ii)do not hold qualifications which would entitle them to apply for registration under this Act.

(2)The members of the General Council shall be appointed by the Privy Council.

(3)The Privy Council shall ensure that, at any time, at least one member of the General Council lives or works wholly or mainly in each of England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland.

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Matters for the order of the Privy Council under section 1(4)E+W+S+N.I.

F11B.(1)An order under section 1(4) shall include provision with regard to—

(a)the numbers of registrant members and lay members of the General Council;

(b)the terms of office for which members of the General Council are appointed, and the order may provide that these are to be determined by the Privy Council, on appointment;

(c)the grounds on which persons are to be disqualified from appointment as registrant or lay members of the General Council;

(d)the appointment of a chair of the General Council and the chair’s term of office, and the order may provide that the term is to be determined by whoever makes the appointment as chair, on appointment;

(e)deputising arrangements in respect of the chair;

(f)the quorum of the General Council; and

(g)the circumstances in which members cease to hold office or may be removed or suspended from office.

(2)But an order under section 1(4) must not include any provision which would have the effect that a majority of the members of the General Council would be lay members.

(3)An order under section 1(4) may include provision with regard to—

(a)the maximum period for which a member of the General Council may hold office as a member during a specified period;

(b)the maximum period for which a member of the General Council may serve as chair of the General Council during a specified period;

(c)the education and training of members of the General Council, and the order may provide for the General Council to include the requirements with regard to education and training of its members in standing orders, and for those standing orders to provide for—

(i)that education and training to be the responsibility of another body, and

(ii)those requirements to be set and varied by that body from time to time;

(d)the attendance of members of the General Council at meetings of the General Council;

(e)the effect (if any) of any vacancy in the membership of the General Council or any defect in the appointment of a member; and

(f)enabling the Privy Council to appoint as the chair of the General Council, for a specified period, the person who held office as Chairman of the General Council on the day before the first order under section 1(4) comes into force.

(4)An order under section 1(4) may make different provision for different cases or different classes of case and may contain such incidental, consequential, transitional, transitory, saving or supplementary provisions as appear to the Privy Council to be necessary or expedient.

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F11C.(1)The General Council must establish and maintain a system for the declaration and registration of private interests of its members.

(2)The General Council must publish in such manner as it sees fit entries recorded in the register of members’ private interests.

Duties of co-operation etc.E+W+S+N.I.

F11D.(1)In exercising its functions, the General Council shall—

(a)have proper regard for—

(i)the interests of persons using or needing the services of registered osteopaths in the United Kingdom, and

(ii)any differing interests of different categories of registered osteopaths;

(b)co-operate, in so far as is appropriate and reasonably practicable, with public bodies or other persons concerned with—

(i)the employment (whether or not under a contract of service) of registered osteopaths,

(ii)the education or training of osteopaths or other health care professionals,

(iii)the regulation of, or the co-ordination of the regulation of, other health or social care professionals,

(iv)the regulation of health services, and

(v)the provision, supervision or management of health services.

(2)In carrying out its duty to co-operate under sub-paragraph (1)(b), the General Council shall have regard to any differing considerations relating to practising as an osteopath which apply in England, Scotland, Wales or Northern Ireland.

(3)In sub-paragraph (1), “other health care professionals” means persons regulated by a body mentioned in section 25(3) of the National Health Service Reform and Health Care Professions Act 2002, other than the General Council. ]

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15(1)Subject to any provision made by or under this Act, the General Council shall have power to do anything which is calculated to facilitate the discharge of its functions or which is incidental or conducive to the discharge of its functions.E+W+S+N.I.

(2)The General Council shall, in particular, have power—

(a)to borrow;

(b)to appoint such staff as it may determine;

(c)to pay its staff such salaries as it may determine;

(d)to pay its staff, and the members of its committees and any of their sub-committees, such allowances and expenses as it may determine;

(e)to make such provision for the payment of such pensions, allowances or gratuities, or such contributions or payments towards provision for such pensions, allowances or gratuities, to or in respect of its staff as it may determine;

[F3(ee)to pay its members such allowances and expenses as it may determine;]

(f)to establish such sub-committees of any of its committees as it may determine;

(g)subject to any provision made by or under this Act, to regulate the procedure of any of its committees or their sub-committees;

(h)to abolish any of its committees, other than a statutory committee, or any sub-committee of any of its committees;

(i)to delegate to any of its committees any functions of the General Council other than any power to make rules.

[F4(2A)Standing orders of the General Council may make provision with regard to the provisional suspension of a member of the General Council from office, pending the taking of a decision about the suspension or removal from office of the member in accordance with the provisions of an order under section 1(4). ]

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(5)Subject to any provision made by or under this Act, the General Council may regulate its own procedure.

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Amendments (Textual)

F3Sch. Pt. I para. 15(2)(ee) inserted (5.7.1994) by 1994 c. 17, s. 42, Sch. 2 para. 10(2)(4)

F4Sch. para. 15(2A) inserted (9.7.2008 for specified purposes, 1.4.2009 in so far as not already in force) by The Health Care and Associated Professions (Miscellaneous Amendments) Order 2008 (S.I. 2008/1774), art. 1(3), Sch. 3 para. 9(3)(a); S.I. 2008/3150, art. 3(b)(i)

F5Sch. paras. 15(3)(4) omitted (9.7.2008 for specified purposes, 1.4.2009 in so far as not already in force) by virtue of The Health Care and Associated Professions (Miscellaneous Amendments) Order 2008 (S.I. 2008/1774), art. 1(3), Sch. 3 para. 9(3)(b); S.I. 2008/3150, art. 3(b)(i)

Part IIE+W+S+N.I. The Statutory Committees

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(2)The General Council shall make provision by rules as to the procedure for such appointments [F7, and as to the suspension and removal from office of the persons appointed].

[F8(3) The rules may make provision for a body (including a committee of the General Council which is not one of the statutory committees) to assist the General Council in connection with the exercise of any function relating to the appointment of members or particular members of any statutory committee, including any function in relation to tenure of office or suspension or removal from office.]

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F6Sch. Pt. II para. 16(1) omitted (9.7.2008 for specified purposes, 1.4.2009 in so far as not already in force) by virtue of The Health Care and Associated Professions (Miscellaneous Amendments) Order 2008 (S.I. 2008/1774), art. 1(3), Sch. 3 para. 9(4)(a); S.I. 2008/3150, art. 3(b)(i)

F7Words in Sch. Pt. II para. 16(2) inserted (9.7.2008 for specified purposes, 1.4.2009 in so far as not already in force) by virtue of The Health Care and Associated Professions (Miscellaneous Amendments) Order 2008 (S.I. 2008/1774), art. 1(3), Sch. 3 para. 9(4)(b); S.I. 2008/3150, art. 3(b)(i)

F8Sch. Pt. II para. 16(3) inserted (9.7.2008 for specified purposes, 1.4.2009 in so far as not already in force) by virtue of The Health Care and Associated Professions (Miscellaneous Amendments) Order 2008 (S.I. 2008/1774), art. 1(3), Sch. 3 para. 9(4)(c); S.I. 2008/3150, art. 3(b)(i)

Commencement Information

I2Sch. Pt. II para. 16 wholly in force at 8.3.2000; Sch. Pt. II para. 16 not in force at Royal Assent see s. 42(2)(4)(5); Sch. Pt. II para. 16 in force for specified purposes at 1.4.1998 by S.I. 1998/872, art. 2(1)(j)(2)(b); Sch. Pt. II para. 16 in force for further specified purposes at 5.7.1999 by S.I. 1999/1767, art. 2(i)(i); Sch. Pt. II para. 16 in force at 8.3.2000 insofar as not already in force by S.I. 2000/217, art. 2

17(1)The co-option of any person to any of the statutory committees shall be subject to the approval of the General Council.E+W+S+N.I.

(2)A co-opted member of any of the statutory committees may also be a member of the General Council.

(3)The term of office of a co-opted member shall not exceed the period of 3 years beginning with the date of his co-option.

(4)The General Council shall make further provision by rules in relation to co-option, including provision as to the procedure involved.

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Commencement Information

I3Sch. Pt. II para. 17 wholly in force at 8.3.2000; Sch. Pt. II para. 17 not in force at Royal Assent see s. 42(2)(4)(5); Sch. Pt. II para. 17 in force for specified purposes at 1.4.1998 by S.I. 1998/872, art. 2(1)(j)(2)(b); Sch. Pt. II para. 17 in force for certain purposes at 5.7.1999 by S.I. 1999/1767, art. 2(i)(i); Sch. Pt. II para. 17 in force at 8.3.2000 insofar as not already in force by S.I. 2000/217, art. 2

18A person shall not be prevented from being a member of a statutory committee merely because he has previously been a member of that committee.

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I4Sch. Pt. II para. 18 wholly in force at 8.3.2000; Sch. Pt. II para. 18 not in force at Royal Assent see s. 42(2)(4)(5); Sch. Pt. II para. 18 in force for specified purposes at 1.4.1998 by S.I. 1998/872, art. 2(1)(j)(2)(b); Sch. Pt. II para. 18 in force for certain purposes at 5.7.1999 by 1999/1767, art. 2(h)(i); Sch. Pt. II para. 18 in force at 8.3.2000 insofar as not already in force by S.I. 2000/217, art. 2

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Amendments (Textual)

F9Sch. para. 19 omitted (9.7.2008 for specified purposes, 1.4.2009 in so far as not already in force) by virtue of The Health Care and Associated Professions (Miscellaneous Amendments) Order 2008 (S.I. 2008/1774), art. 1(3), Sch. 3 para. 9(5); S.I. 2008/3150, art. 3(b)(i)

Commencement Information

I5Sch. Pt. II para. 19 wholly in force at 8.3.2000; Sch. Pt. II para. 19 not in force at Royal Assent see s. 42(2)(4)(5); Sch. Pt. II para. 19 in force for specified purposes at 1.4.1998 by S.I. 1998/872, art. 2(1)(j)(2)(b); Sch. Pt. II para 19 in force for certain purposes at 5.7.1999 by S.I. 1999/1767, art. 2(i)(i); Sch. Pt. II para. 19 in force at 8.3.2000 insofar as not already in force by S.I. 2000/217, art. 2

20The General Council may by rules make provision with respect to any sub-committee of a statutory committee including, in particular, provision as to the functions and powers to be conferred on the sub-committee, its composition and its relationship with the statutory committee.

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Commencement Information

I6Sch. Pt. II para. 20 wholly in force at 8.3.2000; Sch. Pt. II para. 20 not in force at Royal Assent see s. 42(2)(4)(5); Sch. Pt. II para. 20 in force for specified purposes at 1.4.1998 by S.I. 1998/872, art. 2(1)(j)(2)(b); Sch. Pt. II para 20 in force for certain purposes at 5.7.1999 by S.I. 1999/1767, art. 2(i)(i); Sch. Pt. II para. 20 in force at 8.3.2000 insofar as not already in force by S.I. 2000/217, art. 2

21(1)The General Council [F10may] make rules regulating the procedure of the statutory committees and their sub-committees (if any) including, in particular, provision as to rules of evidence to be observed in proceedings before any such committee or sub-committee.E+W+S+N.I.

(2)Subject to any [F11provision made by or under this Act,] [F12including provision made by standing orders of the General Council by virtue of paragraph 15(2)(g),] each statutory committee and any sub-committee of such a committee may regulate its own procedure.

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Amendments (Textual)

F10Word in Sch. Pt. II para. 21(1) substituted (9.7.2008 for specified purposes, 1.4.2009 in so far as not already in force) by The Health Care and Associated Professions (Miscellaneous Amendments) Order 2008 (S.I. 2008/1774), art. 1(3), Sch. 3 para. 9(6)(a); S.I. 2008/3150, art. 3(b)(i)

F11Words in Sch. Pt. II para. 21(2) substituted (5.7.1994) by 1994 c. 17, s. 42, Sch. 2 para. 10(3)

F12Words in Sch. Pt. II para. 21(2) inserted (9.7.2008 for specified purposes, 1.4.2009 in so far as not already in force) by The Health Care and Associated Professions (Miscellaneous Amendments) Order 2008 (S.I. 2008/1774), art. 1(3), Sch. 3 para. 9(6)(b); S.I. 2008/3150, art. 3(b)(i)

Commencement Information

I7Sch. Pt. II para. 21 wholly in force at 8.3.2000; Sch. Pt. II para. 21 not in force at Royal Assent see s. 42(2)(4)(5); Sch. Pt. II para. 21 in force for specified purposes at 1.4.1998 by S.I. 1998/872, art. 2(1)(j)(2)(b); Sch. Pt. II para. 21 in force for certain purposes at 5.7.1999 by S.I. 1999/1767, art. 2(i)(i); Sch. Pt. II para. 21 in force at 8.3.2000 insofar as not already in force by S.I. 2000/217, art. 2

22(1)If it appears to the General Council that any statutory committee is failing to perform its functions adequately, the General Council may give a direction as to the proper performance of those functions.E+W+S+N.I.

(2)Where the General Council, having given a direction under sub-paragraph (1), is satisfied that the committee has failed to comply with the direction, it may exercise any power of that committee or do any act or other thing authorised to be done by that committee.

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Commencement Information

I8Sch. Pt. II para. 22 wholly in force at 8.3.2000; Sch. Pt. II para. 22 not in force at Royal Assent see s. 42(2)(4)(5); Sch. Pt. II para. 22 in force for specified purposes at 1.4.1998 by S.I. 1998/872, art. 2(1)(j)(2)(b); Sch. Pt. II para. 22 in force for certain purposes at 5.7.1999 by S.I. 1999/1767, art. 2(i)(i); Sch. Pt. II para. 22 in force at 8.3.2000 insofar as not already in force by S.I. 2000/217, art. 2

23(1)The powers of any statutory committee may be exercised even though there is a vacancy among its members.E+W+S+N.I.

(2)No proceedings of a statutory committee shall be invalidated by any defect in the appointment of a member.

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I9Sch. Pt. II para. 23 wholly in force at 8.3.2000; Sch. Pt. II para. 23 not in force at Royal Assent see s. 42(2)(4)(5); Sch. Pt. II para. 23 in force for specified purposes at 1.4.1998 by S.I. 1998/872, art. 2(1)(j)(2)(b); Sch. Pt. II para. 23 in force for certain purposes at 5.7.1999 by 1999/1767, art. 2(i)(i); Sch. Pt. II para. 23 in force at 8.3.2000 insofar as not already in force by S.I. 2000/217, art. 2

24(1)A person may be a member of more than one statutory committee.E+W+S+N.I.

(2)No member of the Professional Conduct Committee or the Health Committee shall take part in dealing with an allegation referred to either committee by another committee if he is also a member of the committee which referred the allegation.

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I10Sch. Pt. II para. 24 wholly in force at 8.3.2000; Sch. Pt. II para. 24 not in force at Royal Assent see s. 42(2)(4)(5); Sch. Pt. II para. 24(1) in force for specified purposes at 1.4.1998 by S.I. 1998/872, art. 2(1)(j)(2)(b); Sch. Pt. II para. 24(1) in force for certain purposes at 5.7.1999 by S.I. 1999/1767, art. 2(i)(i); Sch. Pt. II para. 24 in force at 8.3.2000 insofar as not already in force by S.I. 2000/217, art. 2

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[F1325The General Council shall by rules make provision with regard to the constitution of the Education Committee, and those rules shall include provision with regard to—

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(b)its chair, including the deputising arrangements for its chair; and

(c)the quorum at its meetings.]

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F13Sch. para. 25 substituted (9.7.2008 for specified purposes, 1.4.2009 in so far as not already in force) by The Health Care and Associated Professions (Miscellaneous Amendments) Order 2008 (S.I. 2008/1774), art. 1(3), Sch. 3 para. 9(7); S.I. 2008/3150, art. 3(b)(i)

F1426. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

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F14Sch. para. 26 omitted (9.7.2008 for specified purposes, 1.4.2009 in so far as not already in force) by virtue of The Health Care and Associated Professions (Miscellaneous Amendments) Order 2008 (S.I. 2008/1774), art. 1(3), Sch. 3 para. 9(8); S.I. 2008/3150, art. 3(b)(i)

F1527. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

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F15Sch. para. 27 omitted (9.7.2008 for specified purposes, 1.4.2009 in so far as not already in force) by virtue of The Health Care and Associated Professions (Miscellaneous Amendments) Order 2008 (S.I. 2008/1774), art. 1(3), Sch. 3 para. 9(8); S.I. 2008/3150, art. 3(b)(i)

F1628. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

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F16Sch. para. 28 omitted (9.7.2008 for specified purposes, 1.4.2009 in so far as not already in force) by virtue of The Health Care and Associated Professions (Miscellaneous Amendments) Order 2008 (S.I. 2008/1774), art. 1(3), Sch. 3 para. 9(8); S.I. 2008/3150, art. 3(b)(i)

F1729. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

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F17Sch. para. 29 omitted (9.7.2008 for specified purposes, 1.4.2009 in so far as not already in force) by virtue of The Health Care and Associated Professions (Miscellaneous Amendments) Order 2008 (S.I. 2008/1774), art. 1(3), Sch. 3 para. 9(8); S.I. 2008/3150, art. 3(b)(i)

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

[F1830The General Council shall by rules make provision with regard to the constitution of the Investigating Committee, and those rules shall include provision with regard to—

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(b)its chair, including the deputising arrangements for its chair; and

(c)the quorum at its meetings.]

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Amendments (Textual)

F18Sch. para. 30 substituted (9.7.2008 for specified purposes, 1.4.2009 in so far as not already in force) by The Health Care and Associated Professions (Miscellaneous Amendments) Order 2008 (S.I. 2008/1774), art. 1(3), Sch. 3 para. 9(9); S.I. 2008/3150, art. 3(b)(i)

Commencement Information

I11Sch. Pt. II para. 30 wholly in force at 5.7.1999; Sch. Pt. II para. 30 not in force at Royal Assent see s. 42(2)(4)(5); Sch. Pt. II para. 30 in force for specified purposes at 1.4.1998 by S.I. 1998/872, art. 2(1)(j)(2)(b); Sch. Pt. II para. 30 in force at 5.7.1999 insofar as not already in force by S.I 1999/1767, art. 2(h)(ii).

[F1930A.Where rules under paragraph 30 provide for one or more panels of members of the Investigating Committee to perform functions of the Committee, the provision required by paragraph 30(c) includes provision with regard to the quorum at meetings of those panels.]

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F2031. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

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F20Sch. para. 31 omitted (9.7.2008 for specified purposes, 1.4.2009 in so far as not already in force) by virtue of The Health Care and Associated Professions (Miscellaneous Amendments) Order 2008 (S.I. 2008/1774), art. 1(3), Sch. 3 para. 9(10); S.I. 2008/3150, art. 3(b)(i)

Commencement Information

I12Sch. Pt. II para. 31 wholly in force at 5.7.1999; Sch. Pt. II para. 31 not in force at Royal Assent see s. 42(2)(4)(5); Sch. Pt. II para. 31 in force for specified purposes at 1.4.1998 by S.I. 1998/872, art. 2(1)(j)(2)(b); Sch. Pt. II para. 31 in force at 5.7.1999 insofar as not already in force by S.I. 1999/1767, art. 2(h)(ii)

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F21Sch. para. 32 omitted (9.7.2008 for specified purposes, 1.4.2009 in so far as not already in force) by virtue of The Health Care and Associated Professions (Miscellaneous Amendments) Order 2008 (S.I. 2008/1774), art. 1(3), Sch. 3 para. 9(10); S.I. 2008/3150, art. 3(b)(i)

Commencement Information

I13Sch. Pt. II para. 32 wholly in force at 5.7.1999; Sch. Pt. II para. 32 not in force at Royal Assent see s. 42(2)(4)(5); Sch. Pt. II para. 32 in force for specified purposes at 1.4.1998 by S.I. 1998/872, art. 2(1)(j)(2)(b); Sch. Pt II para. 32 in force at 5.7.1999 insofar as not already in force by S.I. 1999/1767, art. 2(h)(ii).

F2233. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

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Amendments (Textual)

F22Sch. para. 33 omitted (9.7.2008 for specified purposes, 1.4.2009 in so far as not already in force) by virtue of The Health Care and Associated Professions (Miscellaneous Amendments) Order 2008 (S.I. 2008/1774), art. 1(3), Sch. 3 para. 9(10); S.I. 2008/3150, art. 3(b)(i)

Commencement Information

I14Sch. Pt. II para. 33 wholly in force at 5.7.1999; Sch. Pt. II para. 33 not in force at Royal Assent see s. 42(2)(4)(5); Sch. Pt. II para. 33 in force for specified purposes at 1.4.1998 by S.I. 1998/872, art. 2(1)(j)(2)(b); Sch. Pt II para 33 in force at 5.7.1999 insofar as not already in force by S.I. 1999/1767, art. 2 (h)(ii).

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

[F2334The General Council shall by rules make provision with regard to the constitution of the Professional Conduct Committee, and those rules shall include provision with regard to—

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(c)the quorum at its meetings.]

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Amendments (Textual)

F23Sch. para. 34 substituted (9.7.2008 for specified purposes, 1.4.2009 in so far as not already in force) by The Health Care and Associated Professions (Miscellaneous Amendments) Order 2008 (S.I. 2008/1774), art. 1(3), Sch. 3 para. 9(11); S.I. 2008/3150, art. 3(b)(i)

Commencement Information

I15Sch. Pt. II para. 34 wholly in force at 8.3.2000; Sch. Pt. II para. 34 not in force at Royal Assent see s. 42(2)(4)(5); Sch. Pt. II para. 34 in force for specified purposes at 1.4.1998 by S.I. 1998/872, art. 2(1)(j)(2)(b); Sch. Pt. II para. 34 in force at 8.3.2000 insofar as not already in force by S.I. 2000/217, art. 2

[F2434A.Where rules under paragraph 34 provide for one or more panels of members of the Professional Conduct Committee to perform functions of the Committee, the provision required by paragraph 34(c) includes provision with regard to the quorum at meetings of those panels.]

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Amendments (Textual)

[F2534BIn exercising a function under section 8 or 22, the Professional Conduct Committee (or any panel by which the function is exercisable as mentioned in paragraph 34A) must have regard to the over-arching objective of the General Council under section 1(3A) (read with section 1(3B)).]

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F2635. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

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F26Sch. para. 35 omitted (9.7.2008 for specified purposes, 1.4.2009 in so far as not already in force) by virtue of The Health Care and Associated Professions (Miscellaneous Amendments) Order 2008 (S.I. 2008/1774), art. 1(3), Sch. 3 para. 9(12); S.I. 2008/3150, art. 3(b)(i)

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I16Sch. Pt. II para. 35 wholly in force at 8.3.2000; Sch. Pt. II para. 35 not in force at Royal Assent see s. 42(2)(4)(5); Sch. Pt. II para. 35 in force for specified purposes at 1.4.1998 by S.I. 1998/872, art. 2(1)(j)(2)(b); Sch. Pt. II para. 35 in force at 8.3.2000 insofar as not already in force by S.I. 2000/217, art. 2

F2736. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

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F27Sch. para. 36 omitted (9.7.2008 for specified purposes, 1.4.2009 in so far as not already in force) by virtue of The Health Care and Associated Professions (Miscellaneous Amendments) Order 2008 (S.I. 2008/1774), art. 1(3), Sch. 3 para. 9(12); S.I. 2008/3150, art. 3(b)(i)

Commencement Information

I17Sch. Pt. II para. 36 wholly in force at 8.3.2000; Sch. Pt. II para. 36 not in force at Royal Assent see s. 42(2)(4)(5); Sch. Pt. II para. 36 in force for specified purposes at 1.4.1998 by S.I. 1998/872, art. 2(1)(j)(2)(b); Sch. Pt. II para. 36 in force at 8.3.2000 insofar as not already in force by S.I. 2000/217, art. 2

F2837. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

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F28Sch. para. 37 omitted (9.7.2008 for specified purposes, 1.4.2009 in so far as not already in force) by virtue of The Health Care and Associated Professions (Miscellaneous Amendments) Order 2008 (S.I. 2008/1774), art. 1(3), Sch. 3 para. 9(12); S.I. 2008/3150, art. 3(b)(i)

Commencement Information

I18Sch. Pt. II para. 37 wholly in force at 8.3.2000; Sch. Pt. II para. 37 not in force at Royal Assent see s. 42(2)(4)(5); Sch. Pt. II para. 37 in force for specified purposes at 1.4.1998 by S.I. 1998/872, art. 2(1)(j)(2)(b); Sch. Pt. II para. 37 in force at 8.3.2000 insofar as not already in force by S.I. 2000/217, art. 2

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

[F2938The General Council shall by rules make provision with regard to the constitution of the Health Committee, and those rules shall include provision with regard to—

(a)its size and membership;

(b)its chair, including the deputising arrangements for its chair; and

(c)the quorum at its meetings.]

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Amendments (Textual)

F29Sch. para. 38 substituted (9.7.2008 for specified purposes, 1.4.2009 in so far as not already in force) by The Health Care and Associated Professions (Miscellaneous Amendments) Order 2008 (S.I. 2008/1774), art. 1(3), Sch. 3 para. 9(13); S.I. 2008/3150, art. 3(b)(i)

Commencement Information

I19Sch. Pt. II para. 38 wholly in force at 8.3.2000; Sch. Pt. II para. 38 not in force at Royal Assent see s. 42(2)(4)(5); Sch. Pt. II para. 38 in force for specified purposes at 1.4.1998 by S.I. 1998/872, art. 2(1)(j)(2)(b); Sch. Pt. II para. 38 in force at 8.3.2000 insofar as not already in force by S.I. 2000/217, art. 2

[F3038A.Where rules under paragraph 38 provide for one or more panels of members of the Health Committee to perform functions of the Committee, the provision required by paragraph 38(c) includes provision with regard to the quorum at meetings of those panels.]

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Amendments (Textual)

[F3138BIn exercising a function under section 23, the Health Committee (or any panel by which the function is exercisable as mentioned in paragraph 38A) must have regard to the over-arching objective of the General Council under section 1(3A) (read with section 1(3B)).]

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F32Sch. para. 39 omitted (9.7.2008 for specified purposes, 1.4.2009 in so far as not already in force) by virtue of The Health Care and Associated Professions (Miscellaneous Amendments) Order 2008 (S.I. 2008/1774), art. 1(3), Sch. 3 para. 9(14); S.I. 2008/3150, art. 3(b)(i)

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I20Sch. Pt. II para. 39 wholly in force at 8.3.2000; Sch. Pt. II para. 39 not in force at Royal Assent see s. 42(2)(4)(5); Sch. Pt. II para. 39 in force for specified purposes at 1.4.1998 by S.I. 1998/872, art. 2(1)(j)(2)(b); Sch. Pt. II para. 39 in force at 8.3.2000 insofar as not already in force by S.I. 2000/217, art. 2

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F33Sch. para. 40 omitted (9.7.2008 for specified purposes, 1.4.2009 in so far as not already in force) by virtue of The Health Care and Associated Professions (Miscellaneous Amendments) Order 2008 (S.I. 2008/1774), art. 1(3), Sch. 3 para. 9(14); S.I. 2008/3150, art. 3(b)(i)

Commencement Information

I21Sch. Pt. II para. 40 wholly in force at 8.3.2000; Sch. Pt. II para. 40 not in force at Royal Assent see s. 42(2)(4)(5); Sch. Pt. II para. 40 in force for specified purposes at 1.4.1998 by S.I. 1998/872, art. 2(1)(j)(2)(b); Sch. Pt. II para. 40 in force at 8.3.2000 insofar as not already in force by S.I. 2000/217, art. 2

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F34Sch. para. 41 omitted (9.7.2008 for specified purposes, 1.4.2009 in so far as not already in force) by virtue of The Health Care and Associated Professions (Miscellaneous Amendments) Order 2008 (S.I. 2008/1774), art. 1(3), Sch. 3 para. 9(14); S.I. 2008/3150, art. 3(b)(i)

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I22Sch. Pt. II para. 41 wholly in force at 8.3.2000; Sch. Pt. II para. 41 not in force at Royal Assent see s. 42(2)(4)(5); Sch. Pt. II para. 41 in force for specified purposes at 1.4.1998 by S.I. 1998/872, art. 2(1)(j)(2)(b); Sch. Pt. II para. 41 in force at 8.3.2000 insofar as not already in force by S.I. 2000/217, art. 2

Part IIIE+W+S+N.I. Transitional Provisions

The initial membership of the General CouncilE+W+S+N.I.

42When first constituted, the membership of the General Council shall be determined in accordance with the provisions of this Schedule as modified by this Part.

The transitional periodsE+W+S+N.I.

43In this Part—

  • the three year transitional period” means the period beginning with the passing of this Act and ending with the third anniversary of the opening of the register;

  • the four year transitional period” means the period beginning with the passing of this Act and ending with the fourth anniversary of the opening of the register; and

  • the five year transitional period” means the period beginning with the passing of this Act and ending with the fifth anniversary of the opening of the register.

The osteopathic membersE+W+S+N.I.

44(1)During the three year transitional period, paragraph 1(a) shall have effect as if it provided for the appointment of 12 members by the Privy Council.E+W+S+N.I.

(2)Each of those members shall be appointed by the Privy Council after consultation with bodies in the United Kingdom appearing to the Privy Council to represent practising osteopaths.

(3)When appointing any such member the Privy Council shall designate him as a person appointed as one of the 12 members provided for by paragraph 1(a) (as modified by this paragraph).

(4)In this paragraph “osteopathic member” means a member designated under this paragraph.

(5)Each of the osteopathic members shall, at the time of his appointment, be a person appearing to the Privy Council to be a practising osteopath.

(6)One of the osteopathic members shall be expressly appointed as a member who is also a registered medical practitioner at the time of his appointment.

(7)Paragraph 6 shall not apply to any of the osteopathic members.

(8)Subject to paragraphs 4, 5 and 7, the term of office of each of the osteopathic members shall end at the end of the three year transitional period.

The lay membersE+W+S+N.I.

45(1)The members appointed by the Privy Council under paragraph 1(b) during the five year transitional period shall each be designated by the Privy Council as a person appointed under paragraph 1(b).E+W+S+N.I.

(2)In this Part “lay member” means a member designated under this paragraph.

(3)Paragraph 11 shall have effect during the five year transitional period as if “registered osteopaths” and “registered osteopath” read, respectively, “persons appearing to the Privy Council to be practising osteopaths” and “a person appearing to the Privy Council to be a practising osteopath”.

(4)Subject to paragraphs 4 to 7, the term of office of each of the lay members shall end at the end of the five year transitional period.

The education membersE+W+S+N.I.

46(1)During the four year transitional period, paragraph 1(c) shall have effect as if it provided for the appointment of 3 members by the Privy Council.E+W+S+N.I.

(2)Each of those members shall be appointed by the Privy Council after consultation with the Secretary of State.

(3)When appointing any such member the Privy Council shall designate him as a person appointed as one of the 3 members provided for by paragraph 1(c) (as modified by this paragraph).

(4)The 3 education members shall be persons appearing to the Privy Council to be qualified to advise the General Council on matters relating to education and training in osteopathy.

(5)In this paragraph “education member” means a member designated under this paragraph.

(6)Paragraph 6 shall not apply to any of the education members.

(7)Subject to paragraphs 4 to 7, the term of office of each of the education members shall end at the end of the four year transitional period.

The Secretary of State’s nomineeE+W+S+N.I.

47Subject to paragraphs 4, 5 and 7, the term of office of any person appointed by the Secretary of State under paragraph 1(d) during the four year transitional period shall come to an end at the end of that period.

Appointment of first ChairmanE+W+S+N.I.

48(1)The first Chairman of the General Council shall be appointed by the Privy Council from among the lay members to serve as such until the end of the first meeting of the Council to be held after the first election of members under paragraph 1(a).E+W+S+N.I.

(2)If a person appointed as Chairman of the Council during the three year transitional period fails to serve his full term of office as Chairman, his successor as Chairman shall be appointed by the Privy Council from among the lay members for the residue of the unexpired term.

(3)Paragraph 14(3) shall have effect in relation to any Chairman appointed by the Privy Council under this paragraph as if for paragraph (c) there were substituted—

(c)his removal by the Privy Council, where the Privy Council agrees to a request for his removal made by a majority of the other members of the General Council;.

(4)Paragraph 14(3)(d) shall not apply in relation to any person serving as the Chairman appointed by the Privy Council under this paragraph.

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