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The General and Specialist Medical Practice (Education, Training and Qualifications) Order 2003

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  1. Introductory Text

  2. PART 1 GENERAL

    1. 1.Citation and commencement

    2. 2.Interpretation

  3. PART 2 THE BOARD AND ITS COMMITTEES

    1. 3.The Postgraduate Medical Education and Training Board and its committees

  4. PART 3 EDUCATION AND TRAINING

    1. 4.Education and training leading to the award of a Certificate of Completion of Training

    2. 5.Minimum requirements for general practice training

    3. 6.Minimum requirements for specialist training

    4. 7. Visiting panels

    5. 8.Award and withdrawal of a Certificate of Completion of Training

    6. 9.Information to be provided to the Board

  5. PART 4 THE REGISTERS

    1. 10.The General Practitioner Register

    2. 11.General practitioners eligible for entry in the General Practitioner Register

    3. 12.Acquired rights of general practitioners

    4. 13.The Specialist Register

    5. 14.Specialists eligible for entry in the Specialist Register

    6. 15.Recognised specialist qualifications

    7. 16.Decisions on inclusion in the Registers

    8. 17.Access to the Registers etc.

    9. 18.Removal and suspension from the Registers

  6. PART 5 THE COMPETENT AUTHORITIES FOR CERTAIN EEA PURPOSES

    1. 19.Specific training in general practice

    2. 20.Specialist qualifications

  7. PART 6 APPEALS

    1. 21.Appeal to an Appeal Panel against a decision of the Board

    2. 22.Appeal to a court or sheriff against a decision of an Appeal Panel

    3. 23.Appeals against decisions on inclusion in the Registers

  8. PART 7 MISCELLANEOUS

    1. 24.Fees

    2. 25.Rules and orders

    3. 26.Default powers of the Secretary of State

    4. 27.Annual reports

    5. 28.Review of the Board’s exercise of its functions

    6. 29.Accounts of the Board

    7. 30.Amendment to the Medical Act and the Medical Act 1983 (Amendment) Order 2002

    8. 31.Extent, transitional, transitory, saving and consequential provisions

  9. Signature

    1. SCHEDULE 1

      INTERPRETATION

    2. SCHEDULE 2

      THE POSTGRADUATE MEDICAL EDUCATION AND TRAINING BOARD AND ITS STATUTORY COMMITTEES

      1. PART 1 THE BOARD

        1. 1.Membership

        2. 2.Tenure of office of members

        3. 3.The chair

        4. 4.Delegation of appointment of members and the first chair

        5. 5.Observers

        6. 6.Grants and loans to the Board

        7. 7.Procedure of the Board and its committees

        8. 8.Members' interests

        9. 9.Complaints

        10. 10.Powers of the Board

      2. PART 2 THE STATUTORY COMMITTEES

        1. 11.The Training Committee

        2. 12.The Assessment Committee

        3. 13.Procedure of the statutory committees

    3. SCHEDULE 3

      SPECIALTIES IN WHICH THE UK AWARDS A CCT, AND ANY MINIMUM TRAINING PERIODS

      1. PART 1 SPECIALTIES WITH MINIMUM TRAINING PERIODS

      2. PART 2 OTHER SPECIALTIES

    4. SCHEDULE 4

      TEXT OF ARTICLES 30, 31(1) AND 34 OF THE DIRECTIVE

      1. Article 30

      2. 1.Article 31

      3. 1.Article 34

      4. 2.Part-time training must be of a level and quality equivalent...

    5. SCHEDULE 5

      TEXT OF ANNEX I TO THE DIRECTIVE

      1. Characteristics of the Full-Time and Part-Time Training of Specialists as Referred to in Articles 24(1)(C) and 25

        1. 1.Full-time training of specialists Such training shall be carried out...

        2. 2.Part-time training of specialists This training shall meet the same...

    6. SCHEDULE 6

      ACQUIRED RIGHTS OF GENERAL PRACTITIONERS IN THE UNITED KINGDOM

      1. 1.For the purposes of article 12(1), a person has an...

      2. 2.For the purposes of paragraph 1(d), engagement or provision as...

      3. 3.In this Schedule— (a) “the 1979 Regulations” means the National...

    7. SCHEDULE 7

      SPECIALIST QUALIFICATIONS AWARDED IN EEA STATES OTHER THAN THE UNITED KINGDOM

    8. SCHEDULE 8

      TRANSITIONAL, TRANSITORY AND SAVING PROVISIONS

      1. PART 1 THE ESMQO 1995 AND THE VOCATIONAL TRAINING REGULATIONS

        1. 1.Interpretation

        2. 2.General practitioners

        3. 3.Where the JCPTGP has approved a GP Trainer under regulation...

        4. 4.Where an appeal is made against a decision of the...

        5. 5.Where a person has applied to the JCPTGP for a...

        6. 6.Where an appeal is made against a decision of the...

        7. 7.In determining any application to the Board made by a...

        8. 8.In paragraph 4, 5 and 6, if the relevant provisions...

        9. 9.Specialists

        10. 10.Where the STA has approved specialist training under article 7...

        11. 11.Where a person has applied to the STA for a...

        12. 12.Where a person has applied to the STA under article...

        13. 13.Where the STA has received a request in relation to...

        14. 14.Where an appeal is made pursuant to article 13(1) of...

        15. 15.Where— (a) a person’s name has, before the relevant date,...

        16. 16.Where— (a) a person’s name has been removed from the...

        17. 17.Where— (a) a person’s name has, before the relevant date,...

        18. 18.In any case falling within paragraphs 15 to 17, paragraph...

        19. 19.In determining any application made to the Board by a...

        20. 20.In paragraphs 9, 11, 12, 13 or 14, if the...

      2. PART 2 THE GENERAL PRACTITIONER REGISTER

        1. 21.General practitioners permitted to work within the National Health Service during the transitional period

        2. 22.(1) Subject to sub-paragraph (2) and (3), a person shall...

      3. PART 3 THE MEDICAL ACT 1983 (AMENDMENT) ORDER 2002

        1. 23.(1) This Part shall apply in place of article 18(1)...

      4. PART 4 TRANSFER OF STAFF, RIGHTS AND LIABILITIES

        1. 24.(1) The Secretary of State may, if he sees fit,...

        2. 25.(1) A direction made under paragraph 24(1) may be made...

        3. 26.(1) The contract of employment of an eligible employee transferred...

        4. 27.A direction made under paragraph 24(1) may provide for the...

    9. SCHEDULE 9

      CONSEQUENTIAL AMENDMENTS TO PRIMARY LEGISLATION

      1. 1.Race Relations Act 1976 (c. 74)

      2. 2.National Health Service Act 1977 (c. 49)

      3. 3.National Health Service (Scotland) Act 1978 (c. 29)

      4. 4.Health and Personal Social Services (Northern Ireland) Order 1978

      5. 5.Medical Act 1983 (c. 54)

      6. 6.National Health Service (Primary Care) Act 1997 (c. 46)

      7. 7.Health Services (Primary Care) (Northern Ireland) Order 1997

    10. SCHEDULE 10

      CONSEQUENTIAL AMENDMENTS TO, AND REVOCATIONS OF, SECONDARY LEGISLATION

      1. PART 1 CONSEQUENTIAL AMENDMENTS

        1. 1.The National Health Service (General Medical Services) Regulations 1992

        2. 2.The Medical Act 1983 (Approved Medical Practice and Conditions of Residence) and National Health Service (General Medical Services) (Amendment) Regulations 1998

        3. 3.The National Health Service (Appointment of Consultants) Regulations 1996

        4. 4.The National Health Service (Appointment of Consultants) (Wales) Regulations 1996

        5. 5.The National Health Service (Pilot Schemes: Miscellaneous Provisions and Consequential Amendments) Regulations 1998

        6. 6.The Scotland Act 1998 (Cross-Border Public Authorities) (Specification) Order 1999

        7. 7.The National Health Service (General Medical Services Supplementary List) Regulations 2001

        8. 8.The National Health Service (General Medical Services Supplementary List) (Wales) Regulations 2002 (Rheoliadau'r Gwasanaeth Iechyd Gwladol (Rhestr Atodol Gwasanaethau Meddygol Cyffredinol) (Cymru) 2002)

        9. 9.Rheoliadau'r Gwasanaeth Iechyd Gwladol (Rhestr Atodol Gwasanaethau Meddygol Cyffredinol) (Cymru) 2002 (The National Health Service (General Medical Services Supplementary List) (Wales) Regulations 2002)

      2. PART 2 REVOCATIONS

  10. Explanatory Note

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