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Professions Supplementary to Medicine Act 1960

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11(1)A member or alternate member of the Council or a board may at any time, by notice to the registrar appointed under this Act, resign his office.

(2)A member or alternate member of the Council or a board whose name is removed by direction of a disciplinary committee from any register maintained under this Act shall relinquish his office.

(3)A representative or alternate member of the Council appointed by a board who ceases to be a representative member of that board shall relinquish his office on the Council.

(4)When a member or alternate member of the Council or a board ceases to hold office otherwise than by retirement, his place shall be taken—

(a)in the case of a representative member of a board, by his alternate member if then in office and if not by a person appointed or elected in the same manner and satisfying the same requirements of Part II of this Schedule as the representative member ;

(b)in any other case, by a person appointed or elected in the same manner and satisfying the same requirements of Part I or Part II of this Schedule as the member or alternate member in question:

Provided that a scheme under sub-paragraph (2) of paragraph 8 of this Schedule may provide for the selection, otherwise than by election, of—

(i)a person to succeed an alternate member of a board who has taken the place of his representative member under paragraph (a) above ;

(ii)persons to succeed a representative member of a board and his alternate member where the representative member ceases to hold office otherwise than by retirement and there is no alternate member to take his place under the said paragraph (a);

and the requirement that an alternate member shall be selected on the same occasion as his representative member shall not apply where an alternate member is selected in pursuance of this sub-paragraph or continues as the alternate member for the successor under this sub-paragraph of a previous representative member of the Council.

(5)A person taking office by virtue of sub-paragraph (4) above shall retire when the person whose place he takes would normally have retired.

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