The Pharmacy Order 2010

  1. Introductory Text

  2. PART 1

    1. 1.Citation and commencement

    2. 2.Extent

    3. 3.Interpretation

  3. PART 2

    1. 4.The Council and its Committees

    2. 5.Standards and requirements: consultation and review

    3. 6.The Council’s general duties

  4. PART 3

    1. 7.Standards: general

    2. 8.The Inspectorate

    3. 9.Inspection and enforcement

    4. 10.Power of entry

    5. 11.Powers of an inspector

    6. 12.Obstruction: offences

    7. 13.Improvement notices

    8. 14.Non-compliance with improvement notices

    9. 15.Offences committed by partnerships

    10. 16.Appeals against improvement notices

    11. 17.Powers of a court on appeal

  5. PART 4

    1. 18.The Registrar

    2. 19.Establishment, maintenance of and access to the Register

    3. 20.Entitlement to entry in Part 1 or 2 of the Register: pharmacists and pharmacy technicians

    4. 21.Pre-entry requirements in respect of qualifications and additional education, training or experience: pharmacists

    5. 22.Pre-entry requirements in respect of qualifications and additional education, training or experience: pharmacy technicians

    6. 23.Form, manner and content of applications for entry or for renewal of an entry in the Register: pharmacists and pharmacy technicians

    7. 24.Notification by the Registrar: entry and renewal

    8. 25.Duration of entry

    9. 26.Notice of entry in the Register

    10. 27.Specialisations: registrants and registered pharmacies

    11. 28.Registrants’ duties with regard to their entries

    12. 29.Corrections to the Register

    13. 30.Fitness to practise matters before entry or renewal of an entry

    14. 31.Voluntary removal from the Register

    15. 32.Indemnity arrangements

    16. 33.Visiting pharmacists and pharmacy technicians from relevant European States

    17. 34.Temporary entry with regard to emergencies involving loss of human life or human illness etc.

    18. 35.Temporary annotations with regard to emergencies involving loss of human life or human illness etc.

    19. 36.Fees in connection with entry

    20. 37.Restoration to the Register of persons or premises removed from the Register

    21. 38.Offences relating to the Register

    22. 39.Appealable decisions

    23. 40.Appeals to the Appeals Committee

    24. 41.Appeals from the Appeals Committee

  6. PART 5

    1. 42.Education, training and acquisition of experience

    2. 43.Continuing professional development

    3. 44.Specific obligations and powers of the Council in respect of education and training

    4. 45.Visitors

    5. 46.Information to be given by institutions or other providers

    6. 47.Refusal or withdrawal of approval of courses, qualifications and institutions

  7. PART 6

    1. 48.Standards of conduct and performance

    2. 49.Disclosure of information: general

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

    4. 51.Impairment of fitness to practise

    5. 52.Initial action in respect of allegations

    6. 53.Consideration by the Investigating Committee

    7. 54.Consideration by the Fitness to Practise Committee

    8. 55.Professional performance assessments

    9. 56.Interim orders

    10. 57.Restoration of names to the Register: fitness to practise

    11. 58.Appeals against appealable fitness to practise decisions

    12. 59.The taking effect of directions in respect of appealable fitness to practise decisions

    13. 60.Interim measures pending a direction taking effect

  8. PART 7

    1. 61.Rules in respect of proceedings

    2. 62.Procedure for the Fitness to Practise Committee and the Appeals Committee

    3. 63.Legal advisers

    4. 64.Clinical and other specialist advisers

  9. PART 8

    1. 65.General fees

    2. 66.Rules

    3. 67.The Directive: designation of competent authority etc.

    4. 68.Amendments, repeals and revocations

    5. 69.Transitional, transitory and saving provisions

    6. 70.Privy Council procedures etc.

  10. Signature

    1. SCHEDULE 1

      Constitution of the General Pharmaceutical Council

    2. SCHEDULE 2

      Visiting Practitioners from relevant European States

      1. PART 1 Pharmacists

      2. PART 2 Pharmacy technicians

    3. SCHEDULE 3

      The Directive: Designation of competent authority etc.

    4. SCHEDULE 4

      Amendments, repeals and revocations

      1. PART 1 Primary legislation

      2. PART 2 Secondary legislation

    5. SCHEDULE 5

      Transitional Provisions

    6. SCHEDULE 6

      Savings

      1. PART 1 Primary legislation

      2. PART 2 Secondary legislation

  11. Explanatory Note