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Professions Supplementary to Medicine Act 1960

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Part IConstitution of the Committees

1(1)The board by which an investigating committee and a disciplinary committee are set up shall, in consultation with the Council, make rules regulating the membership of each of the committees, and the times and places of the meetings, quorum and mode of summoning members of the disciplinary committee; but, subject to paragraph (b) below, a person shall not be eligible for membership of either committee unless he is a member of the board.

(2)Such rules shall secure that—

(a)no person who acted as a member of the investigating committee with respect to any case shall act as a member of the disciplinary committee with respect to that case; and

(b)where a case against a person who resides and practises the relevant profession in Northern Ireland is before either of the committees, at least one member of that committee at any meeting thereof shall be a member of the board who resides and practises as aforesaid or (where no member of the board satisfies that requirement or no member who satisfies that requirement is available to act on the committee) a registered member of the relevant profession residing and practising as aforesaid and appointed by the board to be a member of the committee for the purposes of the case in question.

(3)Rules under this paragraph shall not come into force until approved by the Privy Council.

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