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The Employment Medical Advisory Service (Factories Act Orders etc. Amendment) Order 1973

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PART IIITRANSITIONAL PROVISIONS

1.  This Order shall not affect the validity of anything done before the coming into operation of this Order by or in relation to a medical practitioner acting for the purposes of any instrument amended by this Order.

2.  A person, for whom it is unlawful immediately before the coming into operation of this Order to be employed or work in employment of any description in consequence of having been suspended from such employment in pursuance of a provision amended by this Order, shall not be employed or work in such employment unless an employment medical adviser or an appointed doctor as defined in Part I of this Schedule has certified that person is fit for such employment.

3.  A medical practitioner who immediately before the coming into operation of this Order is a person authorised by the Chief Inspector of Factories under any of the instruments specified in Part II of this Schedule to perform functions for the purposes of those instruments shall be deemed for those purposes to be an appointed doctor as defined in Part I of this Schedule until that authority is revoked under this paragraph by the Chief Employment Medical Adviser or a Deputy Chief Employment Medical Adviser.

4.  Certificates of approval given before the coming into operation of this Order by the Chief Inspector of Factories for the purposes of the Lead Processes (Medical Examinations) Regulations 1964, Regulation 32(2) of the Ionising Radiations (Unsealed Radioactive Substances) Regulations 1968 and Regulation 29(2) of the Ionising Radiations (Sealed Sources) Regulations 1969 shall remain in force until revoked under this paragraph by certificate of the Chief Employment Medical Adviser or a Deputy Chief Employment Medical Adviser.

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