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The General Pharmaceutical Council (Registration Rules) Order of Council 2010

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2.  In these Rules—

“the Act” means the Medicines Act 1968;

“the Order” means the Pharmacy Order 2010;

“Fitness to Practise Rules” means the General Pharmaceutical Council (Fitness to Practise and Disqualification etc.) Rules(1);

“health care professional” means an individual registered with a health care regulatory body;

“legal professional” means a person who is legally qualified within the meaning of rule 2 of the General Pharmaceutical Council (Statutory Committees and their Advisers) Rules 2010(2);

“made on line”, in relation to an application under Part 3 or 5 of these Rules, means submitted to the Registrar in electronic format via the internet;

“prescribed fee” means any fee prescribed in rules made by the Council under article 36 of the Order;

“representative” means a representative within the meaning given in section 72(4) of the Act(3) (representative of pharmacist in case of death or disability); and

“responsible pharmacist” has the meaning given in section 72A of the Act(4) (the responsible pharmacist).

(1)

These Rules are Scheduled to S.I.2010/1615.

(2)

These Rules are Scheduled to S.I.2010/1616.

(3)

Section 72 was amended by the Adults With Incapacity (Scotland) Act 2000 (asp 4), the Mental Capacity Act 2005 (c.9) and by S.S.I.2001/81, S.I.2007/289 and 1997 and S.I.2008/2714.

(4)

Section 72A was inserted by section 30(1) of the Health Act 2006 (c.28) as from 1 October 2009.

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