Health Act, 1953

Courses of instruction for medical officers.

63.—(1) In this section, the expression “medical officer” means an officer of a health authority whose office is an office the holder of which is required to be a registered medical practitioner.

(2) A health authority, with the approval of the Minister, may do all things necessary to provide from time to time courses of instruction for medical officers (including medical officers of other authorities).

(3) Where a health authority provide a course of instruction under this section, they may, at their discretion, permit registered medical practitioners who are not medical officers to attend at such course.

(4) The Minister shall notify the Medical Registration Council of courses of instruction approved under this section.

(5) Nothing in this section shall be construed as imposing an obligation on a medical officer to attend at a course of instruction provided under this section.