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The Professions Supplementary to Medicine (Arts Therapists Board) Order of Council 1997

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1.  Part I of the First Schedule to the Act (Constitutions of the Council and Boards, and Supplementary Provisions) shall have effect as if—

(a)in paragraph 1(1), for “twenty-four” there were substituted “twenty-seven”;

(b)in paragraph 1(1)(b), for “five” there were substitued “seven” and for “two only shall be registered medical practitioners” there were substituted “three only shall be registered medical practitioners”;

(c)in paragraph 1(1)(c), for “eight” there were substituted “nine”;

(d)in paragraph 3(2), for “the professions of orthoptist and of prosthetist and orthotist” there were substituted “the professions of arts therapist, orthoptist, and prosthetist and orthotist”; and

(e)after paragraph 3(4) there were added the following sub-paragraph—

(5) Before making an appointment under this paragraph as respects the profession of arts therapist the said Ministers shall consult the British Association of Art Therapists Limited, the Association of Professional Music Therapists and the British Association for Dramatherapists..

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