- Latest available (Revised)
- Original (As made)
This is the original version (as it was originally made). This item of legislation is currently only available in its original format.
3.—(1) The National Health Service (Appointment of Consultants) Regulations 1996(1) are amended as follows.
(2) In regulation 2 (interpretation), for the definition of “accredited as a consultant” substitute—
““accredited as a consultant” means, in relation to a person, that the person’s name is included in the Specialist Register kept by the General Medical Council pursuant to section 34D of the Medical Act 1983 where that person has either been appointed as a consultant by an Armed Services Consultant Appointment Board or appointed to a consultant post with an Authority;”.
(3) Regulation 4 (registration requirements) shall be renumbered regulation 4(1) and—
(a)in the renumbered regulation 4(1), for sub-paragraph (b) substitute—
“(b)in the case of an appointment of a registered medical practitioner, their name is, subject to paragraph (2), included in the Specialist Register kept by the General Medical Council pursuant to section 34D of the Medical Act 1983.”;
(b)after the renumbered regulation 4(1) add—
“(2) Paragraph (1)(b) does not apply to any person who held a post as a consultant in oral and maxillo-facial surgery on the staff of an Authority in England immediately before 1st January 1997.”.
Latest Available (revised):The latest available updated version of the legislation incorporating changes made by subsequent legislation and applied by our editorial team. Changes we have not yet applied to the text, can be found in the ‘Changes to Legislation’ area.
Original (As Enacted or Made):The original version of the legislation as it stood when it was enacted or made. No changes have been applied to the text.
Explanatory Memorandum sets out a brief statement of the purpose of a Statutory Instrument and provides information about its policy objective and policy implications. They aim to make the Statutory Instrument accessible to readers who are not legally qualified accompany any Statutory Instrument or Draft Statutory Instrument laid before Parliament from June 2004 onwards.
Access essential accompanying documents and information for this legislation item from this tab. Dependent on the legislation item being viewed this may include:
Use this menu to access essential accompanying documents and information for this legislation item. Dependent on the legislation item being viewed this may include:
Click 'View More' or select 'More Resources' tab for additional information including: