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Health and Social Care Act 2008

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101Lists of persons eligible for membership of fitness to practise panels

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(1)For the purposes of section 100, the OHPA must appoint, or arrange for the appointment of, persons to lists of—

(a)persons eligible to serve as chairs,

(b)persons eligible to serve as lay members, and

(c)persons eligible to serve as professionally qualified members.

(2)The list of persons eligible to serve as chairs is to consist of—

(a)persons who are legally qualified,

(b)persons who are also included on the list of persons eligible to serve as lay members, and

(c)persons who are also included on the list of persons eligible to serve as professionally qualified members.

(3)Rules may make provision about the keeping of the lists including provision about—

(a)the division of a list into parts, and

(b)the information which is to appear on a list in relation to a person appointed to that list.

(4)No person may be appointed to a list unless the person satisfies such requirements as may be prescribed by rules.

(5)Rules made by virtue of subsection (4) must make provision about—

(a)the qualifications which a person must have in order to be “legally qualified” for the purposes of subsection (2)(a), and

(b)the experience which a person must have and the training which a person must have undertaken in order to be eligible for appointment to the list of persons eligible to serve as chairs by virtue of subsection (2)(b) or (c).

(6)A member of the OHPA may not be appointed to a list.

(7)A person appointed to a list holds and vacates office in accordance with the terms of the person’s appointment.

(8)In this section “rules” means rules made by the OHPA.

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