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The European Primary and Specialist Dental Qualifications Regulations 1998

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3.—(1) Subject to paragraph (2), the Secretary of State may give directions to the GDC in connection with any of its functions which arise from Community obligations and which relate to—

(a)primary qualifications awarded in the EEA;

(b)specialist qualifications in orthodontics or oral surgery awarded in the EEA;

(c)registration under the Act by virtue of any qualifications; or

(d)entry in a specialist list for orthodontists or oral surgeons;

and it shall be the duty of the GDC to comply with any such directions.

(2) Directions given under paragraph (1) may be as to matters of administration only.

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