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16. In section 55(1)(interpretation), in the appropriate places, insert—
““CCT” means a certificate of completion of training awarded under section 34L(1);”;
““General Practitioner Register” means the register kept by the General Council under section 34C;”;
““GP Registrar” means a medical practitioner who is being trained in general practice whether as part of training leading to the award of a CCT or otherwise;”;
““NHS consultant” means a consultant other than a locum consultant (but including an honorary consultant) employed for the purposes of providing any service as part of any of the UK health services;”;
““recognised specialty” means a specialty which the Privy Council have designated as a recognised specialty by order under section 34D(3);”;
““Specialist Register” means the register kept by the General Council under section 34D;”;
““the UK health services” means—
the health service as defined by section 108(1) of the National Health Service (Scotland) Act 1978(3); and
any of the health services under any enactment which extends to Northern Ireland and which corresponds to section 1(1) of the National Health Service Act 2006;”.
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