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The General Medical Council (Suspension and Removal of Members from Office) Rules Order of Council 2004

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Suspension or removal of a medical member following fitness to practise proceedings under the Act

3.  (1)  Where—

(a)a medical member ceases to be a registered medical practitioner; or

(b)his registration is suspended by virtue of a direction made under Part V of the Act, except by virtue of a direction made under section 38, 41A or 41B of the Act or under Rules made under paragraph 5A of Schedule 4 to the Act,

he shall be removed from office with effect from the date when he ceased to be registered or his registration was suspended.

(2) Subject to paragraph (3), where the registration of a medical member is suspended by virtue of a direction made under section 38, 41A or 41B of the Act or under Rules made under paragraph 5A of Schedule 4 to the Act, he shall be suspended from office with effect from the date when his registration is suspended until his suspension from registration is terminated.

(3) A person shall not be restored to membership of the Council if—

(a)his term of office has come to an end; or

(b)immediately after the suspension comes to an end—

(i)his name is erased from the register, or

(ii)he is suspended under section 36, 36A or 37 of the Act.

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