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The Pharmacists and Pharmacy Technicians Order 2007

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  1. Introductory Text

  2. PART 1

    1. 1.Citation and commencement

    2. 2.Extent

    3. 3.Interpretation

    4. 4.The Society’s general duties

    5. 5.The Council

    6. 6.The Council’s duties in respect of publications

    7. 7.The statutory committees

    8. 8.Remuneration and allowances of Council members, committee members and specialist advisers

    9. 9.Appointment etc. of the Registrar and any Deputy Registrar

  3. PART 2

    1. 10.The Register of Pharmacists

    2. 11.Entitlement to registration in the Register of Pharmacists

    3. 12.Preregistration requirements for pharmacists in respect of qualifications and additional education, training or experience

    4. 13.General functions of the Society in respect of pharmacists’ and prospective pharmacists’ education, training and the acquisition of experience

    5. 14.Specific obligations of the Society in respect of pharmacists’ and prospective pharmacists’ education, training and the acquisition of experience

    6. 15.Specific powers of the Society in respect of pharmacists’ and prospective pharmacists’ education, training and the acquisition of experience

    7. 16.Supplemental matters in connection with articles 14 and 15

    8. 17.Form, manner and content of applications for registration in the Register of Pharmacists or retention in that register

    9. 18.Notification of decisions on applications for entry in the Register of Pharmacists

    10. 19.Relationship between registration in the Register of Pharmacists and membership of the Society

    11. 20.Offences relating to the Register of Pharmacists

  4. PART 3

    1. 21.The Register of Pharmacy Technicians

    2. 22.Entitlement to registration in the Register of Pharmacy Technicians

    3. 23.Preregistration requirements for pharmacy technicians in respect of qualifications and additional education, training or experience

    4. 24.General functions of the Society in respect of pharmacy technicians’ and prospective pharmacy technicians’ education, training and the acquisition of experience

    5. 25.Specific obligations of the Society in respect of pharmacy technicians’ and prospective pharmacy technicians’ education, training and the acquisition of experience

    6. 26.Specific powers of the Society in respect of pharmacy technicians’ and prospective pharmacy technicians’ education, training and the acquisition of experience

    7. 27.Supplemental matters in connection with articles 25 and 26

    8. 28.Form, manner and content of applications for registration in the Register of Pharmacy Technicians or retention in that register

    9. 29.Offences relating to the Register of Pharmacy Technicians

  5. PART 4 the Society

    1. 30.The Society’s registers

    2. 31.Specialisations

    3. 32.Certificates of registration

    4. 33.Registrants’ duties with regard to their registration entries

    5. 34.Corrections of the register

    6. 35.Fitness to practise matters before registration

    7. 36.Moving between different parts of a register

    8. 37.Voluntary removal from the registers

    9. 38.Indemnity arrangements

    10. 39.Continuing professional development

    11. 40.Fees in connection with registration

    12. 41.Restoration to the Society’s registers of persons removed under Parts 2 to 4

    13. 42.Appealable registration decisions

    14. 43.Appeals to the Registration Appeals Committee

    15. 44.Appeals from the Registration Appeals Committee

  6. PART 5

    1. 45.Guidance in respect of standards of conduct, practice and performance

    2. 46.Disclosure of information: general

    3. 47.Disclosure of fitness to practise matters in the public interest

    4. 48.Impairment of fitness to practise

    5. 49.Initial action in respect of allegations

    6. 50.Consideration by the Investigating Committee

    7. 51.Consideration by the Health Committee

    8. 52.Consideration by the Disciplinary Committee

    9. 53.Professional performance assessments

    10. 54.Interim Orders

    11. 55.Restoration of names to the register: fitness to practise

    12. 56.Appeals against appealable fitness to practise decisions

    13. 57.The taking effect of directions in respect of appealable fitness to practise decisions

    14. 58.Interim measures pending a direction taking effect

  7. PART 6

    1. 59.Rules in respect of proceedings

    2. 60.Procedure of fitness to practise committees and the Registration Appeals Committee

    3. 61.Legal advisers

    4. 62.Clinical and other specialist advisers

  8. PART 7

    1. 63.General fees

    2. 64.Education and training outside the United Kingdom

    3. 65.Prosecutions

    4. 66.Rules

    5. 67.Amendments, repeals and revocations

    6. 68.Transitional provisions

    7. 69.Privy Council procedures etc.

  9. Signature

    1. SCHEDULE 1

      AMENDMENTS, REPEALS AND REVOCATIONS

      1. PART 1 Primary legislation

        1. 1.Repeal of the Pharmacy Act 1954

        2. 2.Amendment of the Medicines Act 1968

        3. 3.Amendment of the Poisons Act 1972

        4. 4.Amendment of the National Health Service (Scotland) Act 1978

        5. 5.Amendment of the Value Added Tax Act 1994

        6. 6.Repeal of the Pharmacists (Fitness to Practise) Act 1997

        7. 7.Amendment of the Data Protection Act 1998

        8. 8.Amendment of the National Health Service Reform and Health Care Professions Act 2002

        9. 9.Amendment of the Income Tax (Earnings and Pensions) Act 2003

        10. 10.Amendment of the National Health Service Act 2006

        11. 11.Amendment of the National Health Service (Wales) Act 2006

      2. PART 2 Secondary legislation

        1. 12.Amendment of the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975

        2. 13.Amendment of the Medicines (Sale or Supply) (Miscellaneous Provisions) Regulations 1980

        3. 14.Amendment of the Medicines (Pharmacy and General Sale – Exemption) Order 1980

        4. 15.Amendment of the Pharmaceutical Qualifications (EEC Recognition) Order 1987

        5. 16.Amendment of the National Health Service (Pharmaceutical Services) Regulations 1992

        6. 17.Amendment of the Medicines for Human Use (Marketing Authorisations Etc.) Regulations 1994

        7. 18.Amendment of the National Health Service (Pharmaceutical Services) (Scotland) 1995

        8. 19.Revocation of the Pharmaceutical Qualifications (Recognition) Regulations 1996

        9. 20.Amendment of the Prescription Only Medicines (Human Use) Order 1997

        10. 21.Amendment of the Transfer of Functions (Lord Advocate and Secretary of State) Order 1999

        11. 22.Amendment of the Scotland Act 1998 (Functions Exercisable in or as Regards Scotland) Order 1999

        12. 23.Amendment of the Scotland Act 1998 (Transfer of Functions to the Scottish Ministers etc.) Order 1999

        13. 24.Amendment of the National Health Service (Charges for Drugs and Appliances) Regulations 2000

        14. 25.Amendment of the National Health Service (Charges for Drugs and Appliances) (Wales) Regulations 2001

        15. 26.Amendment of the Adults with Incapacity (Countersignatories of Applications for Authority to Intromit) (Scotland) Regulations 2001

        16. 27.Amendment of the National Health Service (Charges for Drugs and Appliances) (Scotland) Regulations 2001

        17. 28.Amendment of the Council for the Regulation of Health Care Professionals (Appointment etc.) Regulations 2002

        18. 29.Amendment of the European Communities (Recognition of Professional Qualifications) (Second General System) Regulations 2002

        19. 30.Amendment of the Adults with Incapacity (Ethics Committee) (Scotland) Regulations 2002

        20. 31.Amendment of the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exclusions and Exceptions) (Scotland) Order 2003

        21. 32.Amendment of the European Qualifications (Health Care Professions) Regulations 2003

        22. 33.Amendment of the Medicines (Child Safety) Regulations 2003

        23. 34.Amendment of the National Health Service (General Medical Services Contracts) Regulations 2004

        24. 35.Amendment of the National Health Service (General Medical Services Contracts) (Wales) Regulations 2004

        25. 36.Amendment of the National Health Service (Personal Medical Services Agreements) Regulations 2004

        26. 37.Amendment of the Medicines for Human Use (Clinical Trials) Regulations 2004

        27. 38.Amendment of the European Qualifications (Health and Social Care Professions and Accession of New Member States) Regulations 2004

        28. 39.Amendment of the Cosmetic Products (Safety) Regulations 2004

        29. 40.Amendment of the National Health Service (General Medical Services Contracts) (Scotland) Regulations 2004

        30. 41.Amendment of the National Health Service (Primary Medical Services Section 17C Agreements) (Scotland) Regulations 2004

        31. 42.Amendment of the National Health Service (Pharmaceutical Services) Regulations 2005

        32. 43.Amendment of the Medicines for Human Use (Prescribing) Order 2005

        33. 44.Amendment of the Gender Recognition (Disclosure of Information) (England, Wales and Northern Ireland) (No. 2) Order 2005

        34. 45.Amendment of the Gender Recognition (Disclosure of Information (Scotland) Order 2005

    2. SCHEDULE 2

      TRANSITIONAL PROVISIONS

      1. PART 1 General

        1. 1.Interpretation of this Schedule and construction of old legislation

        2. 2.Continuation in office of the Registrar and Deputy Registrar

        3. 3.Continuation of the old committees

        4. 4.The Society’s byelaws

      2. PART 2 Registration of pharmacy technicians

        1. 5.Entry in the Register of Pharmacy Technicians: persons on the voluntary register

        2. 6.Transitional arrangements in respect of persons practising as pharmacy technicians before the statutory register is opened

      3. PART 3 Outstanding registration cases

        1. 7.Outstanding referrals to, and cases before, the Statutory Committee where no direction has been given

        2. 8.Outstanding appeals to the Council

        3. 9.Outstanding appeals to the county court or the sheriff

      4. PART 4 Fitness to practise

        1. 10.Outstanding fitness to practise proceedings

        2. 11.Applicants for registration or restoration who are subject to directions given under the 1954 Act

        3. 12.Outstanding appeals to the courts against directions of the Statutory Committee

      5. PART 5 Transfer of responsibilities under the Medicines Act 1968

        1. 13.Referral of outstanding business and premises cases from the Statutory Committee to the Disciplinary Committee

  10. Explanatory Note

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