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Medical Act 1858

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  1. Introductory Text

  2. I.Short Title.

  3. II.Commencement of Act.

  4. III.Medical Council.

  5. IV.Members of Council.

  6. V.Provision in case the Universities of Glasgow, Aberdeen, and Saint Andrew's fail to appoint a Person to represent them.

  7. VI.Branches of the Council for England, Scotland, and Ireland.

  8. VII.Qualification.

  9. VIII.Resignation or Death of Member of General Council.

  10. IX.Time and Place of Meeting of the General Council.

  11. X.Appointment of Registrars and other Officers.

  12. XI.Appointment of Registrars and other Officers by Branch Councils.

  13. XII.Fees for Attendance at Councils.

  14. XIII.Expenses of the Councils.

  15. XIV.Duty of Registrar to keep the Register correct.

  16. XV.Registration of Persons now qualified, and of Persons hereafter becoming qualified.

  17. XVI.Council to make Orders for regulating Registers to be kept.

  18. XVII.Persons practising in England before 1st August 1815 entitled to be registered.

  19. XVIII.Council may require Information as to Course of Study, &c., required for obtaining Qualifications.

  20. XIX.Colleges may unite in conducting Examinations.

  21. XX.Defects in the Course of Study or Examinations may be represented by General Council to Privy Council.

  22. XXI.Privy Council may suspend the Right of Registration in respect of Qualifications granted by College, &c. in default but may be revoked.

  23. XXII.Persons not to be registered in respect of Qualifications granted by the College Body before Revocation.

  24. XXIII.Privy Council may prohibit Attempts to impose Restrictions as to any Theory of Medicine or Surgery by Bodies entitled to grant Certificates.

  25. XXIV.As to the making and Authentication of Orders, &c.

  26. XXV.As to Registration by Branch Registrars.

  27. XXVI.Evidence of Qualification to be given before Registration.

  28. XXVII.Register to be published.

  29. XXVIII.Names of Members struck off from List of College, &c. to be signified to General Council.

  30. XXIX.Medical Practitioners convicted of Felony may be struck off the Register.

  31. XXX.Registered Persons may have subsequent Qualifications inserted in the Register.

  32. XXXI.Privileges of registered Persons.

  33. XXXII.None but registered Persons to recover Charges.

  34. XXXIII.Poor Law Medical Officers not disqualified if registered within Six Months of passing of Act.

  35. XXXIV.Meaning of Terms " legally qualified Medical Practitioner," &c.

  36. XXXV.Registered Persons exempted from serving on Juries, &c.

  37. XXXVI.Unregistered Persons not to hold certain Appointments.

  38. XXXVII.No Certificate to be valid unless Person signing be registered.

  39. XXXVIII.Penalty on wilful Falsification of Register.

  40. XXXIX.Penalty for obtaining Registration by false Representations.

  41. XL.Penalty for falsely pretending to be a registered Person.

  42. XLI.Recovery of Penalties.

  43. XLII.Application of Penalties.

  44. XLIII.Application of Monies received by Treasurer.

  45. XLIV.Accounts to be published.

  46. XLV.Notice of Death of Medical Practitioners to be given by Registrars.

  47. XLVI.Provision for Persons practising in the Colonies and elsewhere, and for Students..

  48. XLVII.New Charter may be granted to the College of Physicians of London.

  49. XLVIII.Her Majesty may grant Power to College of Surgeons to institute Examinations, &c. for Dentists.

  50. XLIX.New Charter may be granted to College of Physicians of Edinburgh.

  51. L.The Faculty at Glasgow may be amalgamated.

  52. LI.New Charter may be granted to the King and Queen's College of Physicians in Ireland.

  53. LIII.Charters not to contain new Restrictions in the Practice of Medicine or Surgery.

  54. LIII.Provisions of 17 & 18 Vict. c.114 as to University of London to continue in force.

  55. LIV.British Pharmacopoeia to be published.

  56. LV.Chemists, &c. not to be affected.

    1. Schedule A

      1. 1.Fellow, Licentiate, or Extra Licentiate of the Royal College of...

      2. 2.Fellow or Licentiate of the Royal College of Physicians of...

      3. 3.Fellow or Licentiate of the King's and Queen's College of...

      4. 4.Fellow or Member or Licentiate in Midwifery of the Royal...

      5. 5.Fellow or Licentiate of the Royal College of Surgeons of...

      6. 6.Fellow or Licentiate of the Faculty of Physicians and Surgeons...

      7. 7.Fellow or Licentiate of the Royal College of Surgeons in...

      8. 8.Licentiate of the Society of Apothecaries, London.

      9. 9.Licentiate of the Apothecaries Hall, Dublin.

      10. 10.Doctor, or Bachelor, or Licentiate of Medicine, or Master in...

      11. 11.Doctor of Medicine of any Foreign or Colonial University or...

    2. Schedule B

      Declaration required of a Person who claims to be registered as a Medical Practitioner, upon the Ground that he was in practice as a Medical Practitioner in England or Wales before the First Day of August 1815 :

      1. To the Registrar of the Medical Council. I, _____________________ residing...

    3. Schedule D

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