Medical Practitioners Act, 1955

Temporary registration.

3.—(1) Where the Council is satisfied—

(a) that a person is or intends to be in the State temporarily for the purpose of employment in the practice of medicine, surgery or midwifery in a hospital or other institution approved of by the Council for the purposes of this section, and

(b) that such person holds a degree or diploma which, in the opinion of the Council, affords sufficient guarantee that he possesses the requisite knowledge and skill for the efficient practice of medicine, surgery and midwifery and passed the examination appropriate for obtaining such degree or diploma,

the Council may, upon such person's making the prescribed application and paying such fee as may be prescribed with the consent of the Minister, temporarily register such person in the register for such period as the Council may determine.

(2) The Council may extend a period determined under sub-section (1) of this section for such further period or periods as the Council may determine.

(3) A person temporarily registered shall cease to be so registered upon the termination of the employment for the purpose of which he was registered.