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Chiropractors Act 1994

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  1. Introductory Text

  2. The General Council and its committees

    1. 1. The General Chiropractic Council and its committees.

  3. Registration of chiropractors

    1. 2. The Registrar of Chiropractors.

    2. 3. Full registration.

    3. 4. Conditional registration.

    4. 5. Provisional registration.

    5. 5A.Temporary registration for visiting chiropractors from relevant European States

    6. 6. Registration: supplemental provision.

    7. 7. Suspension of registration.

    8. 8. Restoration to the register of chiropractors who have been struck off.

    9. 9. Access to the register etc.

    10. 10. Fraud or error in relation to registration.

  4. Professional education

    1. 11. The Education Committee.

    2. 12. Visitors.

    3. 13. The standard of proficiency.

    4. 14. Recognition of qualifications.

    5. 15. Recognition of qualifications: supplemental.

    6. 16. Withdrawal of recognition.

    7. 17. Post registration training.

    8. 18. Information to be given by institutions.

  5. Professional conduct and fitness to practise

    1. 19. The Code of Practice.

    2. 20. Professional conduct and fitness to practise.

    3. 21. Interim suspension powers of the Investigating Committee.

    4. 22. Consideration of allegations by the Professional Conduct Committee.

    5. 23. Consideration of allegations by the Health Committee.

    6. 24. Interim suspension powers of the Professional Conduct Committee and the Health Committee.

    7. 25. Revocation of interim suspension orders.

    8. 26. Investigation of allegations: procedural rules.

    9. 27. Legal assessors.

    10. 28. Medical assessors.

  6. Appeals

    1. 29. Appeals against decisions of the Registrar.

    2. 29A.Appeals against decisions of the General Council

    3. 30. Appeals against decisions of the Health Committee.

    4. 31. Appeals against decisions of the Professional Conduct Committee and appeal tribunals.

  7. Offences

    1. 32. Offences.

  8. Monopolies and competition

    1. 33. Competition and anti-competitive practices.

  9. Miscellaneous

    1. 34. Default powers of Privy Council.

    2. 35. Rules.

    3. 36. Exercise of powers of Privy Council.

    4. 37. Indemnity arrangements

    5. 38. Miscellaneous

    6. 39. Supply of video recordings for use in training to be exempted supply.

    7. 40.Exemption from provisions about rehabilitation of offenders.

    8. 41. Financial provisions.

    9. 41A.Annual reports, statistical reports and strategic plans

  10. Osteopaths Act 1993

    1. 42. Amendments of the Osteopaths Act 1993.

  11. Supplemental

    1. 43. Interpretation.

    2. 44. Short title, commencement, transitional provisions and extent.

  12. SCHEDULES

    1. SCHEDULE 1

      The General Council and Committees

      1. Part I The General Council

        1. 1A.Membership: general

        2. 1B.Matters for the order of the Privy Council under section 1(4)

        3. 1C.Registration of members’ private interests

        4. 1D.Duties of co-operation etc.

        5. Powers of the General Council

          1. 15.(1) Subject to any provision made by or under this...

      2. Part II The Statutory Committees

        1. General

          1. 16.(1) The members of the statutory committees, other than co-opted...

          2. 17.(1) The co-option of any person to any of the...

          3. 18.A person shall not be prevented from being a member...

          4. 19.. . . . . . . . . ....

          5. 20.The General Council may by rules make provision with respect...

          6. 21.(1) The General Council may make rules regulating the procedure...

          7. 22.(1) If it appears to the General Council that any...

          8. 23.(1) The powers of any statutory committee may be exercised...

          9. 24.(1) A person may be a member of more than...

        2. The Education Committee

          1. 25.The General Council shall by rules make provision with regard...

          2. 26.. . . . . . . . . ....

          3. 27.. . . . . . . . . ....

          4. 28.. . . . . . . . . ....

          5. 29.. . . . . . . . . ....

        3. The Investigating Committee

          1. 30.The General Council shall by rules make provision with regard...

          2. 30A.Where rules under paragraph 30 provide for one or more...

          3. 31.. . . . . . . . . ....

          4. 32.. . . . . . . . . ....

          5. 33.. . . . . . . . . ....

        4. The Professional Conduct Committee

          1. 34.The General Council shall by rules make provision with regard...

          2. 34A.Where rules under paragraph 34 provide for one or more...

          3. 34B.In exercising a function under section 8 or 22, the...

          4. 35.. . . . . . . . . ....

          5. 36.. . . . . . . . . ....

          6. 37.. . . . . . . . . ....

        5. The Health Committee

          1. 38.The General Council shall by rules make provision with regard...

          2. 38A.Where rules under paragraph 38 provide for one or more...

          3. 38B.In exercising a function under section 23, the Health Committee...

          4. 39.. . . . . . . . . ....

          5. 40.. . . . . . . . . ....

          6. 41.. . . . . . . . . ....

      3. Part III Transitional Provisions

        1. The initial membership of the General Council

          1. 42.When first constituted, the membership of the General Council shall...

        2. The transitional periods

          1. 43.In this Part— “the three year transitional period” means the...

        3. The chiropractic members

          1. 44.(1) During the three year transitional period, paragraph 1(a) shall...

        4. The lay members

          1. 45.(1) The members appointed by the Privy Council under paragraph...

        5. The education members

          1. 46.(1) During the four year transitional period, paragraph 1(c) shall...

        6. The Secretary of State’s nominee

          1. 47.Subject to paragraphs 4, 5 and 7, the term of...

        7. Appointment of first Chairman

          1. 48.(1) The first Chairman of the General Council shall be...

    2. SCHEDULE 2

      Amendments of the Osteopaths Act 1993

      1. 1.(1) In section 9 of the Osteopaths Act 1993 (access...

      2. 2.In section 13 (the standard of proficiency)—

      3. 3.(1) In section 18 (information to be given by institutions)—...

      4. 4.In subsection (10) of section 20 (professional conduct and fitness...

      5. 5.(1) After subsection (4) of section 22 (consideration of allegations...

      6. 6.In sections 27 (legal assessors) and 28 (medical assessors), in...

      7. 7.In section 30 (appeals against decisions of the Health Committee),...

      8. 8.In section 31 (appeals against decisions of the Professional Conduct...

      9. 9.In section 41 (interpretation), for the definition of “registered address”...

      10. 10.(1) The Schedule (the General Council and its committees) is...

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