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Professions Supplementary to Medicine Act 1960

1960 CHAPTER 66 8 and 9 Eliz 2

An Act to provide for the establishment of a Council, boards and disciplinary committees for certain professions supplementary to medicine; to provide for the registration of members of those professions, for regulating their professional education and professional conduct and for cancelling registration in cases of misconduct; and for purposes connected with the matters aforesaid.

[27th October 1960]F1

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Amendments (Textual)

F1Act repealed (prosp.) by 1999 (c. 8), ss. 60(3), 65, 67(1)(3), Sch. 5. and the repeal being partly in force, as to which see individual provisions

Modifications etc. (not altering text)

C1Act: power to modify conferred (15.3.2000) by 1999 c. 8, s. 60(1)(2)(c)(4), Sch. 3

C3Act modified by S. I. 1986/630, art. 7

Commencement Information

I1Act not in force at Royal Assent see s. 14(3); Act wholly in force at 01. 07. 1964

Establishment of a Council and boards for certain professions supplementary to medicineE+W+S+N.I.

1 The Council for Professions Supplementary to Medicine, and the boards.E+W+S+N.I.

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F2Act repealed by 1999 c. 8, ss. 60(3), 65, Sch. 5 (the repeal being brought into force as regards s. 1 on 1.4.2002 by S.I. 2002/1167, arts. 2, 4, 5)

Registration of members of the supplementary professionsE+W+S+N.I.

2 Establishment and maintenance of registers.E+W+S+N.I.

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(5)A document purporting to be a print of an edition of a register published under this section by authority of a board in the current year, or documents purporting to be prints of an edition of a register so published in a previous year and of a list of corrections to that edition so published in the current year, shall be admissible in any proceedings as evidence, and in Scotland sufficient evidence, that any person specified in the document, or the documents read together, as being registered by the board is so registered, and that any person not so specified is not registered by the board.

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F3Act repealed by 1999 c. 8, ss. 60(3), 65, Sch. 5 (the repeal being brought into force as regards s. 2(1)-(4) on 1.4.2002 by S.I. 2002/1167, arts. 2, 4, 5)

3 Qualifications for registration.E+W+S+N.I.

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F4Act repealed by 1999 c. 8, ss. 60(3), 65, Sch. 5 (the repeal being brought into force as regards s. 3 on 1.4.2002 by S.I. 2002/1167, arts. 2, 4, 5)

4 Approval of courses, qualifications and institutions.E+W+S+N.I.

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F5Act repealed by 1999 c. 8, ss. 60(3), 65, Sch. 5 (the repeal being brought into force as regards s. 4 on 1.4.2002 by S.I. 2002/1167, arts. 2, 4, 5)

5 Supervision of approved institutions and of examinations for approved qualifications.E+W+S+N.I.

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F6Act repealed by 1999 c. 8, ss. 60(3), 65, Sch. 5 (the repeal being brought into force as regards s. 5 on 1.4.2002 by S.I. 2002/1167, arts. 2, 4, 5)

6 Use of titles.E+W+S+N.I.

(1)A person who is registered shall be entitled to use the title of state registered chiropodist or state registered dietitian (and similarly for the other professions mentioned in section one of this Act) according to the profession in respect of which he is registered.

(2)Any person who—

(a)takes or uses either alone or in conjunction with any other words, the title of state registered chiropodist, state chiropodist or registered chiropodist (and similarly as respects the other professions mentioned in section one of this Act) when his name is not on the register established under this Act in respect of that profession; or

(b)takes or uses any name, title, addition or description falsely implying, or otherwise pretends, that his name is on a register established under this Act,

shall be liable on summary conviction to a fine not exceeding [F7fifty pounds][F7level 3 on the standard scale] and, in the case of a second or subsequent conviction, to a fine not exceeding [F7one hundred pounds][F7level 3 on the standard scale].

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F7Words “level 3 on the standard scale” substituted (S.) for “fifty pounds” and “one hundred pounds” by virtue of Criminal Procedure (Scotland) Act 1975 (c. 21, SIF 39:1), ss. 289E–289G

Modifications etc. (not altering text)

C4S. 6(2): Criminal Justice Act 1982 (c.48, SIF 39:1), ss. 35 (in relation to liability on first and subsequent convictions), 38 (increase of fines) and 46 (substitution of references to levels on the standard scale) apply (E. W. )

C5S. 6(2): S. I. 1984/703, (N. I. 3) art. 9 (in relation to liability on first and subsequent convictions), art. 6 (increase of fines) and art. 5 (substitution of references to levels on the standard scale) apply (N. I. )

7 Penalty for false representations, etc., to obtain registration.E+W+S+N.I.

If a person procures or attempts to procure the entry of any name on a register established under this Act by wilfully making or producing or causing to be made or produced, either verbally or in writing, any declaration, certificate or representation which he knows to be false or fraudulent, he shall be liable on summary conviction to a fine not exceeding [F8one hundred pounds].

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F8Words “level 3 on the standard scale” substituted for “one hundred pounds” by virtue of (E. W. ) Criminal Justice Act 1982 (c. 48, SIF 39:1), ss. 38, 46, (S. ) Criminal Procedure (Scotland) Act 1975 (c. 21, SIF 39:1), ss. 289F, 289G and (N. I. ) by S. I. 1984/703, (N. I. 3) arts. 5, 6

Disciplinary provisionsE+W+S+N.I.

8 Investigating and disciplinary committees.E+W+S+N.I.

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F9Act repealed by 1999 c. 8, ss. 60(3), 65, Sch. 5 (the repeal being brought into force as regards s. 8 on 1.4.2002 by S.I. 2002/1167, arts. 2, 4, 5)

9 Removal of names from register for crime, infamous conduct, etc.E+W+S+N.I.

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(3)The person to whom such a direction relates may, at any time within twenty-eight days from the date of service on him of the notice of the direction, appeal against the direction to Her Majesty in Council in accordance with such rules as Her Majesty in Council may by Order prescribe for the purposes of this subsection; and the board concerned may appear as respondent on any such appeal and, for the purpose of enabling directions to be given as to the costs of the appeal, shall be deemed to be a party thereto whether or not it appears on the hearing of the appeal.

The M1Judicial Committee Act 1833 shall apply in relation to a disciplinary committee as it applies to such courts as are mentioned in section three of that Act (which provides for the reference to the Judicial Committee of the Privy Council of appeals to Her Majesty in Council).

(4)A direction for the removal of a name from the register shall take effect—

(a)where no appeal under this section is brought against the direction within the time limited for the appeal, on the expiration of that time;

(b)where such an appeal is brought and is withdrawn or struck out for want of prosecution, on the withdrawal or striking out of the appeal;

(c)where such an appeal is brought and is not withdrawn or struck out as aforesaid, if and when the appeal is dismissed and not otherwise.

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F10Act repealed by 1999 c. 8, ss. 60(3), 65, Sch. 5 (the repeal being brought into force as regards s. 9(1)(2)(5)(6) on 1.4.2002 by S.I. 2002/1167, arts. 2, 4, 5)

Marginal Citations

MiscellaneousE+W+S+N.I.

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F11S. 10 repealed (1.7.1999) by 1999 c. 8, s. 67(3), Sch. 5.

11 Default powers of the Privy Council.E+W+S+N.I.

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F12Act repealed by 1999 c. 8, ss. 60(3), 65, Sch. 5 (the repeal being brought into force as regards s. 11 on 1.4.2002 by S.I. 2002/1167, arts. 2, 4, 5)

12 Exercise of powers conferred on the Privy Council.E+W+S+N.I.

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F13Act repealed by 1999 c. 8, ss. 60(3), 65, Sch. 5 (the repeal being brought into force as regards s. 12 on 1.4.2002 by S.I. 2002/1167, arts. 2, 4, 5)

13 Notices, etc.E+W+S+N.I.

(1)In this Act the expression “notice” means a notice in writing.

(2)Any notice or other document authorised or required to be served under this Act may, without prejudice to any other method of service but subject to any provision to the contrary in rules under this Act, be served by post; and for the purpose of the application to this subsection of [F14section 7 of the M2Interpretation Act 1978] (which relates to service by post) the proper address of a person to whose registration such a document relates shall be his address on the relevant register.

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F14Words substituted by virtue of Interpretation Act 1978 (c. 30), s. 25(2)

Marginal Citations

14 Short title, extent and commencement.E+W+S+N.I.

(1)This Act may be cited as the Professions Supplementary to Medicine Act 1960.

(2)It is hereby declared that this Act extends to Northern Ireland, . . . F15

(3)This Act shall come into operation on such day as Her Majesty may by Order in Council appoint, and different days may be appointed for different provisions.

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Modifications etc. (not altering text)

C6Power of appointment conferred by s. 14(3) fully exercised: S. I. 1961/1201, 1962/828, 1651, 1963/1044, 1964/927

SCHEDULES

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F16Act repealed by 1999 c. 8, ss. 60(3), 65, Sch. 5 (the repeal being brought into force as regards Schs. 1, 2 on 1.4.2002 by S.I. 2002/1167, arts. 2, 4, 5)

F24F24SECOND SCHEDULEE+W+S+N.I.

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F24Act repealed by 1999 c. 8, ss. 60(3), 65, Sch. 5 (the repeal being brought into force as regards Schs. 1, 2 on 1.4.2002 by S.I. 2002/1167, arts. 2, 4, 5)