Medical Practitioners Act, 1927

The establishment of the register.

21.—(1) As soon as may be after the establishment of the Council, the Council shall prepare and establish a register of medical practitioners to be known as “The Register of Medical Practitioners for Saorstát Eireann” and in this Act referred to as the register.

(2) As soon as the Council is in a position to appoint a date for the establishment of the register and in any event not later than ten months after the passing of this Act the Council shall communicate to the Minister the date (not being less than two months after such communication nor more than twelve months after the passing of this Act) on which they desire the register to be established and thereupon the Minister shall by notice published by him in the Iris Oifigiúil not less than one month before such date declare that the register shall be established as on and from such date.

(3) All references in this Act to the establishment of the register as a point in time shall be construed as referring to the date declared by the Minister under this section to be the date as on and from which the register shall be established.

(4) From and after the establishment of the register the Council shall maintain and keep the register in accordance with this Act and the regulations, made by the Council thereunder.

(5) The register shall be in such form as the Council shall, with the approval of the Minister, prescribe by regulations made by them.