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

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Voluntary removal of an entry of premises or an annotation from the Register

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27.—(1) Subject to the following paragraphs, applicants for the voluntary removal of an entry of premises entered in Part 3 of the Register from that part of the Register, or for the removal of an annotation in respect of a specialisation made to such an entry, 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 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 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 application is for the removal of an entry of premises entered in Part 3 of the Register from that part of the Register or for the removal of an annotation in respect of a specialisation made to such an entry,

(iv)the number of the entry of the premises entered in the Register to which the application relates,

(v)the name under which the retail pharmacy business carried on at the premises trades,

(vi)where the retail pharmacy business is carried on at the premises by a representative, the name of the responsible pharmacist,

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

(viii)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)require the applicant to—

(i)state the reason for the application,

(ii)declare that the applicant is not aware of any investigation by any enforcement or regulatory body, or proceedings brought by such a body, that relate to the premises,

(iii)provide any necessary supporting documents, information or evidence as mentioned in the application form, and

(iv)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 carried on at the premises by an individual, that individual’s home address in the Register;

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

(6) Where the Registrar grants an application under this rule, the Registrar must ensure that an appropriate alteration is made to Part 3 of the Register removing the entry or, as the case may be, the annotation in respect of a specialisation made to the entry, from that part of the Register.

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