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Medical Act 1858

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XLVIProvision for Persons practising in the Colonies and elsewhere, and for Students..

It shall be lawful for the General Council by Special Orders to dispense with such Provisions of this Act or with such Part of any Regulations made by its Authority as to them shall seem fit, in favour of Persons now practising Medicine or Surgery in any Part of Her Majesty's Dominions other than Great Britain and Ireland by virtue of any of the Qualifications described in Schedule (A.); and also in favour of Persons practising Medicine or Surgery within the United Kingdom on foreign or colonial Diplomas or Degrees before the passing of this Act; and also in favour of any Persons who have held Appointments as Surgeons or Assistant Surgeons in the Army, Navy, or Militia, or in the Service of the East India Company, or are acting as Surgeons in the public Service, or in the Service of any Charitable Institutions, and also, so far as to the Council shall seem expedient, in favour of Medical Students who shall have commenced their professional Studies before the passing of this Act.

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