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10 Experience required for full registration by virtue of primary United Kingdom qualifications.U.K.

[F1(1)The following are the requirements as to experience mentioned in [F2section 3(1)(a)] above.

(2)A person must, after passing a qualifying examination, have been engaged for the prescribed period in employment in a resident medical capacity in one or more [F3

(a)approved hospitals,

(b)approved institutions, or

(c)approved medical practices,]

and have obtained a certificate under this section.

(3)A person who has been employed as mentioned in subsection (2) above may apply to his examining body for a certificate under this section, and if that body are satisfied—

(a)that during the time he has been so employed he has been engaged in at least two branches of medicine prescribed for the purposes of this paragraph for the minimum period prescribed for each branch;

(b)that the combination of posts which he has held while so employed was such as to provide him with the experience required by a prescribed pattern of experience recognised by that body as applicable to persons for whom they are the examining body; and

(c)that his service while so employed has been satisfactory,

they shall grant him a certificate in the prescribed form that they are so satisfied.

(4)Where, on an application in that behalf, a person satisfies the General Council that by reason of lasting physical disability he will be or has been prevented from embarking on, or completing, any period of experience of the practice of a branch of medicine prescribed for the purposes of this section the Council may if they think fit direct that the applicant may for the purposes of this section count in lieu thereof experience of the practice of some other prescribed branch of medicine (whether or not one in the practice of which he has already had experience for those purposes) acquired in the same manner and for the same period, or, as the case may be, for so much of that period as will have remained uncompleted.

(5)Where the General Council give a direction under subsection (4) above as respects any person they shall give notice of the direction to his examining body.]

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F1S. 10 repealed (19.7.2006 for specified purposes in accordance with art. 1(2)(b) of the amending S.I.) by The Medical Act 1983 (Amendment) and Miscellaneous Amendments Order 2006 (S.I. 2006/1914), arts. 1(2)(b)(c)(3), 23

F2Words in s. 10(1) substituted (17.12.2002) by The Medical Act 1983 (Amendment) Order 2002 (S.I. 2002/3135), arts. 1(2)(h), 15(1) (with transitional provisions in Sch. 2)

F3S. 10(2)(a)-(c) and the preceding dash inserted (1.4.1998) by 1997 c. 46, s. 35(2); S.I. 1998/631, art. 2(a), Sch.

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