Regulated Professions (Health and Social Care) (Amendment) Act 2020

Amendment of section 45 of Act of 2007

63. Section 45 of the Act of 2007 is amended by the insertion of the following subsection after subsection (5):

“(6) (a) Paragraph (b) applies where—

(i) a registered pharmacist becomes the subject of an order under subsection (1), and

(ii) the Council has reason to believe that—

(I) the pharmacist is registered in another jurisdiction as a pharmacist or has made an application to be registered as a pharmacist in another jurisdiction which has not yet been determined, and

(II) that order may not have come to the attention of the body duly authorised to perform functions in that jurisdiction that correspond to the functions of the Council.

(b) The Council shall give notice in writing to that body of that order and may, notwithstanding any provision of Directive 2005/36/EC or of the Professional Qualifications Regulations, provide that body with a copy of that order and copies of other documents relevant to that order.”.