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

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Entry of premises in the Register

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22.—(1) Subject to the following paragraphs, applicants for the entry of premises in Part 3 of the Register may apply to the Registrar using the relevant application form which must be in such form as the Council may from time to time determine.

(2) An application under this rule must be made to the Registrar by the person who is, or intends to be, the person carrying on a retail pharmacy business at the premises to which the application relates.

(3) The application form must, in particular—

(a)require the applicant to specify—

(i)the applicant’s full name, address and contact details (including a telephone number and electronic mail address, where possible),

(ii)the full postal address of the premises to which the application relates,

(iii)whether the applicant is aware that the premises to which the application relates have previously been entered in Part 3 of the Register,

(iv)the name under which the retail pharmacy business that is, or is to be, carried on at the premises trades or is to trade,

(v)whether the applicant is, or will be, a person lawfully conducting a retail pharmacy business at the premises within the meaning of Part 4 of the Act,

(vi)the date, or intended date, of the commencement of the retail pharmacy business carried on, or to be carried on, at the premises,

(vii)where the retail pharmacy business is, or is to be, carried on at the premises by a representative, the name of the responsible pharmacist;

(viii)where the applicant is a partner in a partnership, the names of all the partners in the partnership,

(ix)where the applicant is a body corporate—

(aa)the names of all of the directors of the body corporate, and

(bb)the name of the superintendent pharmacist;

(b)include a demand that the applicant pay the prescribed fee in respect of the application;

(c)require the applicant to provide—

(i)a description of the premises to which the application relates,

(ii)details of the type of activities undertaken, or intended to be undertaken, at the premises,

(iii)a plan, drawn to scale, of the internal layout of the premises showing the areas in which medicinal products are intended to be sold or supplied, assembled, prepared, dispensed or stored,

(iv)a declaration—

(aa)confirming that the standards set in rules under article 7(1) of the Order in connection with the carrying on of a retail pharmacy business at a registered pharmacy are met in connection with the retail pharmacy business carried on, or intended to be carried on, at the premises, and

(bb)providing details of any relevant offence or relevant investigation within the meaning of article 7(6)(a) and (b) of the Order;

(d)provide any other necessary supporting documents, information or evidence as mentioned in the application form;

(e)inform the applicant that, if the declaration included in the application is not completed to the satisfaction of the Registrar, the Registrar may refuse to enter the premises in Part 3 of the Register because the conditions specified in section 74B of the Act are not met; and

(f)require the applicant to sign and date the application.

(4) The applicant must also provide such additional documents, information or evidence as the Registrar may reasonably require for the purposes of verifying the information in, or determining, the application.

(5) For the purposes of paragraph (3)(a)(i), the address of the applicant is—

(a)where the retail pharmacy business is, or is to be, carried on at the premises by an individual, that individual’s home address in the Register;

(b)where the retail pharmacy business is, or is to be, carried on at the premises by a partnership, the address of the principal office of that partnership; or

(c)where the retail pharmacy business is, or is to be, carried on at the premises by a body corporate, the address of the registered or principal office of that body corporate.

(6) Where the premises to which the application relates have previously been entered in Part 3 of the Register, the Registrar may dispense with any of the requirements under this rule for the applicant to provide such documents, information or evidence in support of the application as the Registrar may determine in the circumstances of the applicant’s case.

(7) The Registrar must refuse any application for the entry of premises in Part 3 of the Register if—

(a)it is not accompanied by the necessary supporting documents, information or evidence as mentioned in the application form or subsequently required by the Registrar; or

(b)the applicant has not paid, or has not made arrangements with the Registrar to pay by direct debit, the prescribed fee in respect of the application.

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