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19. In section 16 (grant of licence), in subsection (2), for paragraph (c) substitute—
“(c)in relation to a licence under paragraph 1 or 1A of Schedule 2 or a licence under paragraph 2 of that Schedule authorising the storage of gametes or embryos intended for human application, that the individual—
(i)possesses a diploma, certificate or other evidence of formal qualifications in the field of medical or biological sciences, awarded on completion of a university course of study, or other course of study recognised in the United Kingdom as equivalent, or is otherwise considered by the licence committee to be suitably qualified on the basis of academic qualifications in the field of nursing, and
(ii)has at least two years’ practical experience which is directly relevant to the activity to be authorised by the licence,
(ca)in relation to a licence under paragraph 2 of Schedule 2 authorising storage of gametes or embryos not intended for human application or a licence under paragraph 3 of that Schedule, that the licence committee is satisfied that the qualifications and experience of that individual are such as are required for the supervision of the activities,
(cb)that the licence committee is satisfied that the character of that individual is such as is required for the supervision of the activities and that the individual will discharge the duty under section 17 of this Act.”.
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