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The Medical Act 1983 (Amendment) and Miscellaneous Amendments Order 2006

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PART 2Abolition of limited registration etc.

Amendment of section 2 of the Act

4.  In section 2(1) (registration of medical practitioners)—

(a)in subsection (1), for “two registers” substitute “a register”;

(b)in subsection (2)—

(i)for “two registers referred to are” substitute “register referred to is”, and

(ii)omit “, and “the register of medical practitioners with limited registration”“; and

(c)in subsection (3)—

(i)omit “or with limited registration”, and

(ii)omit “or in the register of medical practitioners with limited registration”.

Repeal of sections 22 to 25 of the Act

5.  Omit sections 22(2) (limited registration of persons by virtue of overseas qualifications), 23 (limited registration: supplementary provisions), 24 (limited registration: erasure) and 25(3) (full registration of persons with limited registration).

First article amending section 26 of the Act

6.  In section 26(4) (registration of qualifications), omit subsection (2).

Amendment of section 29B of the Act

7.  In subsection (1)(a) of section 29B(5) (grant, refusal and withdrawal of licence), for “either full registration or limited registration” substitute “full registration”.

First article amending section 30 of the Act

8.  In section 30(6) (which contains general provisions relating to the register)—

(a)omit subsection (2);

(b)in subsection (3)—

(i)for “Each register” substitute “The register”, and

(ii)in paragraph (e), for “that register” substitute “the register”;

(c)in subsection (4), for “the registers” substitute “the register”;

(d)in subsection (5), for “either register” substitute “the register”; and

(e)in subsection (6), for “either register” substitute “the register”.

First article amending section 31 of the Act

9.  In section 31(7) (which relates to the making of regulations with respect to the register)—

(a)in subsection (1)—

(i)for “the registers” substitute “the register”, and

(ii)for “in them” substitute “in it”;

(b)in subsection (2)—

(i)for “the registers” substitute “the register”, and

(ii)for “either register” substitute “the register”;

(c)omit subsection (3);

(d)in subsection (8), for “the registers or a particular list in the register of medical practitioners in which he was registered” substitute “the register”; and

(e)in subsection (9)(a), omit “or a particular list in it”.

First article amending section 32 of the Act

10.  In section 32(8) (registration fees), omit subsection (6).

Amendment of section 34 of the Act

11.  (1)  In subsection (1) of section 34(9) (which relates to publication of the register), for the words from “appear in” to the end of the subsection substitute “appear in the register”.

(2) For the heading of section 34 substitute “Publication of the register”.

First article amending section 35A of the Act

12.  In subsection (8) of section 35A(10) (General Council’s power to require disclosure of information), for “fully registered person, a provisionally registered person or a person registered with limited registration” substitute “fully registered person or a provisionally registered person”.

Amendment of section 35C of the Act

13.  In subsection (1) of section 35C(11) (functions of the Investigation Committee), for paragraphs (a) to (c) substitute the following paragraphs—

(a)a fully registered person; or

(b)a person who is provisionally registered,.

First article amending section 41A of the Act

14.  In subsection (13) of section 41A(12) (interim orders), omit “and to a person registered with limited registration”.

First article amending section 55 of the Act

15.  In subsection (1) of section 55(13) (interpretation)—

(a)in the definition of “fully registered person”, omit paragraph (b);

(b)omit the definition of “limited registration”;

(c)omit the definition of “the permitted period”; and

(d)for the definition of “the register” substitute the following definition—

“the register” means the register of medical practitioners;.

Second article amending Schedule 1 to the Act

16.  In Schedule 1(14) (constitution of the General Medical Council)—

(a)in paragraph 2(4), for paragraph (b) substitute the following paragraph—

(b)are fully registered or provisionally registered; and;

(b)in paragraph 2(5), for paragraph (a) substitute the following paragraph—

(a)is fully registered or provisionally registered; and; and

(c)in paragraph 3(2), for paragraph (a) substitute the following paragraph—

(a)is fully registered or provisionally registered; and.

First article amending Schedule 3 to the Act

17.  In Schedule 3(15) (registration: supplementary provisions)—

(a)in paragraph 5(4), omit “in question”; and

(b)in paragraph 6—

(i)in sub-paragraph (2), in each of paragraphs (a) and (b) omit “in question”, and

(ii)in sub-paragraph (3), for “a register” substitute “the register”.

First article amending Schedule 3A to the Act

18.  In paragraph 2(1) of Schedule 3A(16) (registration appeals)—

(a)omit paragraphs (i) to (k); and

(b)in paragraph (l), omit “or (2)”.

Amendment of Schedule 6 to the Act

19.  Omit paragraph 23 of Schedule 6(17) (transitional and saving provisions).

(1)

Section 2 has been amended by S.I. 1996/1591 and 2002/3135.

(2)

Section 22 was amended by S.I. 2002/3135.

(3)

Section 25 was amended by S.I. 2002/3135.

(4)

Amendments were made to section 26(2) by S.I. 2002/3135.

(5)

Section 29B was inserted by S.I. 2002/3135.

(6)

Relevant amendments were made to section 30 by S.I. 1996/1591, 2000/3041 and 2002/3135.

(7)

Section 31(8) has been amended by S.I. 2002/3135.

(8)

There have been no amendments to section 32(6).

(9)

Section 34 was substituted by S.I. 2002/3135.

(10)

Section 35A was originally inserted by S.I. 2000/1083 and was substituted by S.I. 2002/3135.

(11)

Section 35C was originally inserted by S.I. 2000/1083 and was substituted by S.I. 2002/3135.

(12)

Section 41A was originally inserted by S.I. 2000/1083 and was substituted by S.I. 2000/3135.

(13)

Section 55(1) was numbered as such by S.I. 1996/1591 and was amended by S.I. 1996/1591, 2000/3041 and 2002/3135.

(14)

Paragraph 2 of Schedule 1 was amended by S.I. 2002/3135 and paragraph 3 was amended by S.I. 2002/3135.

(15)

Paragraph 5 of Schedule 3 was amended by S.I. 1996/1591, 2000/3041 and 2002/3135.

(16)

Schedule 3A was inserted by S.I. 2002/3135.

(17)

There are no relevant amendments.

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