Search Legislation

The General Pharmaceutical Council (Statutory Committees and their Advisers Rules) Order of Council 2010

Status:

This is the original version (as it was originally made). This item of legislation is currently only available in its original format.

PART 1General

Citation and commencement

1.  These Rules may be cited as the General Pharmaceutical Council (Statutory Committees and their Advisers) Rules 2010 and come into force on 27th September 2010.

Interpretation

2.  In these Rules—

the Order” means the Pharmacy Order 2010;

“the Appeals Committee Rules” means the General Pharmaceutical Council (Appeals Committee) Rules 2010(1);

“Appointments Committee” means the committee established by the Council pursuant to its powers in article 4(7) of the Order for the purpose of exercising the functions conferred on it by these Rules and other functions delegated to it by the Council;

“the CHRE” means the Council for Healthcare Regulatory Excellence(2);

“criminal conduct allegation” means a complaint to, or concern of, the Council which gives rise to, or may give rise to, criminal proceedings under any enactment;

“disqualification allegation” means a complaint to, or concern of, the Council which gives rise to, or may give rise to, an inquiry under Part 4 of the Medicines Act 1968(3);

“final outcome” means, in relation to any proceedings where there are rights of appeal, the outcome of proceedings—

(a)

once the period for bringing an appeal has expired without an appeal being brought; or

(b)

if an appeal is brought in accordance with those rights, once those rights have been exhausted;

“fitness to practise allegation” means a complaint to, or concern of, the Council which is an allegation for the purposes of article 52(1), 53(1) or 54(1) of the Order, as appropriate;

“lay member” means a member of a statutory committee who is not, and has never been, entered in the register of any regulatory body and does not hold qualifications which would entitle them to apply for entry in the Register under the Order;

“legally qualified” means, in relation to a person, that that person is—

(a)

a barrister, advocate or solicitor who falls within subparagraphs (i) or (ii) of article 61(2)(c) of the Order; or

(b)

a solicitor in Scotland who does not fall within paragraph (a);

“licensing body” means any body anywhere in the world which licenses or regulates any profession;

“registrant member” means a member of a statutory committee who is a registrant;

Registration Rules” means the General Pharmaceutical Council (Registration) Rules 2010(4);

“spent conviction” means—

(a)

in relation to a conviction by a court in Great Britain, a spent conviction within the meaning given by the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974(5);

(b)

in relation to a conviction by a court in Northern Ireland, a spent conviction within the meaning given by the Rehabilitation of Offenders (Northern Ireland) Order 1978(6);

“statutory committees” means the Investigating Committee, the Fitness to Practise Committee and the Appeals Committee.

(1)

These Rules are scheduled to S.I. 2010/1614.

(2)

The Council for Healthcare Regulatory Excellence is established under Part 2 of the National Health Service Reform and Health Care Professions Act 2002 (c. 17). The Council’s name was changed by section 113 of the Health and Social Care Act 2008 (c.14) from the Council for the Regulation of Health Care Professionals to the Council for Healthcare Regulatory Excellence.

(3)

1968 c.67. Part 4 of the Act is amended by paragraph 1(8) of Schedule 4 to S.I. 2010/231.

(4)

These Rules are scheduled to S.I. 2010/1617.

Back to top

Options/Help

Print Options

Close

Legislation is available in different versions:

Latest Available (revised):The latest available updated version of the legislation incorporating changes made by subsequent legislation and applied by our editorial team. Changes we have not yet applied to the text, can be found in the ‘Changes to Legislation’ area.

Original (As Enacted or Made):The original version of the legislation as it stood when it was enacted or made. No changes have been applied to the text.

Close

Opening Options

Different options to open legislation in order to view more content on screen at once

Close

Explanatory Memorandum

Explanatory Memorandum sets out a brief statement of the purpose of a Statutory Instrument and provides information about its policy objective and policy implications. They aim to make the Statutory Instrument accessible to readers who are not legally qualified and accompany any Statutory Instrument or Draft Statutory Instrument laid before Parliament from June 2004 onwards.

Close

More Resources

Access essential accompanying documents and information for this legislation item from this tab. Dependent on the legislation item being viewed this may include:

  • the original print PDF of the as enacted version that was used for the print copy
  • lists of changes made by and/or affecting this legislation item
  • confers power and blanket amendment details
  • all formats of all associated documents
  • correction slips
  • links to related legislation and further information resources
Close

More Resources

Use this menu to access essential accompanying documents and information for this legislation item. Dependent on the legislation item being viewed this may include:

  • the original print PDF of the as made version that was used for the print copy
  • correction slips

Click 'View More' or select 'More Resources' tab for additional information including:

  • lists of changes made by and/or affecting this legislation item
  • confers power and blanket amendment details
  • all formats of all associated documents
  • links to related legislation and further information resources