S.I. No. 285/2003 - Rules Made Pursuant To The Provisions of Section 25 (A) of the Medical Practitioners Act, 1978, As Inserted by The Medical Practitioners (Amendment) Act, 2002

Rules made pursuant to the provisions of section 25 (A) of the Medical Practitioners Act, 1978 , as inserted by the Medical Practitioners (Amendment) Act, 2002 :- Medical Council Rules prescribing bodies to grant Certificate of Experience, and prescribing period per section 28 (1) (b) and section 28 (2) of the Act.


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Rules made pursuant to the provisions of section 25 (A) of the Medical Practitioners Act, 1978 , as inserted by the Medical Practitioners (Amendment) Act, 2002 .

1.   These rules are made pursuant to the provisions of section 25 (A) of the Medical Practitioners Act 1978 , as inserted by the Medical Practitioners (Amendment) Act, 2002 , for the purpose of specifying the prescribed bodies referred to in section 28(1)(b) which may grant a Certificate of Experience and the prescribed period referred to in section 28 (2) of the Medical Practitioners Act 1978 .

2.   Bodies Prescribed under section 28(1)(b)

The following bodies are prescribed bodies for the purpose of section 28(1)(b):


Universität Graz

Universität Innsbruck

Universität Wien


Universitaire Instelling Antwerpen

Université libre de Bruxelles

Vrije Universiteit Brussel

Rijksuniversiteit te Gent

Université de l'état à Liège

Université Catholique de Louvain

Katholieke Universiteit te Leuven


Aarhus Universitet

Københavns Universitet

Odense Universitet


Helsingin yliopisto

Kuopion yliopisto

Oulun yliopisto

Tempereen yliopisto

Turun yliopisto


Université d'Angers

Université de Antilles-Guyane

Université de Besançon

Université de Bordeaux II

Université de Brest

Université de Caen

Université de Clermont-Ferrand

Université de Dijon

Université de Grenoble

Université de Lille II

Université de Limoges

Université de Lyon I

Université dí Aix-Marseille II

Université de Montpellier I

Université de Nancy I

Université de Nantes

Université de Nice

Université de Paris V

Université de Paris VI

Université de Paris VII

Université de Paris XI

Université de Paris XII

Université de Paris XIII

Université de Picardie (Université d' Amiens)

Université de Poitiers

Université de Reims

Université de Rennes I

Université de Rouen

Université de Saint-Etienne

Université de Strasbourg I

Université de Toulouse III

Université de Tours


Rheinisch-Westfälische Technische Hochschule Aachen

Freie Universität Berlin

Humboldt Universität zu Berlin

Ruhr-Universität Bochum

Rheinische Friedrich-Wilhelms Universität Bonn

Universität Köln

Medizinische Akademie ‘Carl-Gustav Carus’ Dresden

Universität Düsseldorf

Medizinische Akademie Erfurt

Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg

Universität der Gesamthochschule Essen

Johann-Wolfgang-Goethe-Universität Frankfurt

Albert-Ludwigs-Universität Freiburg

Justus-Liebig-Universität Giessen

Georg-August-Universität Göttingen

Ernst-Moritz-Arndt-Universität Griefswald

Martin Luther Universität Halle-Wittenberg

Universität Hamburg

Medizinische Hochschule Hannover

Ruprecht-Karl-Universität Heidelberg

Universität Witten-Herdecke

Friedrich-Schiller Universität Jena

Christian-Albrechts-Universität Kiel

Karl-Marx-Universität Leipzig

Medizinische Hochschule Lübeck

Medizinisch Akademie Magdeburg

Johannes-Gutenberg-Universität Mainz

Philipps-Universität Marburg

Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München

Technische Universität München

Westfälische Wilhelms-Universität Münster

Universität Regensburg

Wilhelm-Pieck Universität Rostock

Universität des Saarlandes

Eberhard-Karls-Universität Tübingen

Universität Ulm

Bayerische Julius-Maximilians-Universität Würzburg


National Capodistrian University of Athens

University of Crete

University of Ioannina

University of Patras

Aristotelian University of Thessaloniki

University of Thrace


Università di Ancona

Libero Istituto Universitario di Medicina e Chirugia dell'Aquila

Università di Bari

Università di Bologna

Università di Brescia

Università di Cagliari

Università di Catania

Libera Universita degli Studi ‘G. d'Annuinzio’, Chieti

Università di Ferrara

Università di Firenze

Università di Genova

Università di Messina

Università di Milano

Università di Modena

Università di Napoli

Università di Padova

Università di Palermo

Università di Parma

Università di Pavia

Università di Perugia

Università di Pisa

Università di Reggio Calabria

Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore, Roma

Università di Roma

Università di Roma Tor Vergata

Università di Sassari

Università di Siena

Università di Torino

Università di Trieste

Università di Venezia

Università di Verona


The Grand Duchy of Luxembourg has no University with a Medical Faculty.


Universiteit van Amsterdam

Vrije Universiteit te Amsterdam

Rijksuniversiteit te Groningen

Rijksuniversiteit te Leiden

Rijksuniversiteit Limburg te Maastricht

Katholieke Universiteit te Nijmegen

Rijksuniversiteit te Rotterdam

Rijksuniversiteit te Utrecht


Universidade de Coimbra

Universidade de Lisboa

Universidade Nova de Lisboa

Universidade de Põrto


Universidad de Alcala de Henares

Universidad de Alicante

Universidad de Extremadura Badajoz

Universidad de Autonoma de Barcelona

Universidad de Barcelona

Universidad Autonoma de Bilbao

Universidad de Bilbao

Universidad de Cadiz

Universidad de Cantabria (Universidad de Santander)

Universidad de Cordoba

Universidad de Granada

Universidad de La Laguna

Universidad de Las Palmas

Universidad de Lleida

Universidad Autonoma de Madrid

Universidad Complutense de Madrid

Universidad de Malaga

Universidad de Murcia

Universidad de Navarra

Universidad de Oviedo

Universidad del Pais Vasco

Euskal Herriko Unibertsitatea

Universidad Rovira I Virgili

Universidad de Salamanca

Universidad de Santiago de Compostela

Universidad de Sevilla

Universidad de Valencia

Universidad de Valladolid

Universidad de Zaragoza


Universitetet I Göteborg

Universitetet I Linköping

Universitetet I Lund

Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm

Universitetet I Umeå

Universitetet I Uppsala

United Kingdom

University of Birmingham

University of Bristol

University of Cambridge

University of Leeds

University of Leicester

University of Liverpool

University of London

University of Manchester

University of Newcastle Upon Tyne

University of Nottingham

University of Oxford

University of Sheffield

University of Southampton

University of Wales

University of Aberdeen

University of Dundee

University of Edinburgh

University of Glasgow

Queen's University of Belfast

3.        Prescribed period(s) of employment under section 28(2)

For the purpose of section 28(2), a prescribed period of employment is a period of not less than 12 months, which should be consecutive, of which at least 3 months must be spent in Medicine in general and 3 months in Surgery in general. As part of this 12 month period, a person may also be employed for not less than 2 months and not more than 3 months in the following specialties:

Emergency Medicine

Obstetrics and Gynaecology



Rules agreed by the Medical Council at its meeting on 30th May 2003 and approved by the Minister for Health and Children on ________.