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

Amendment of section 50 of Act of 2007

67. Section 50 of the Act of 2007 is amended—

(a) by renumbering the existing section as subsection (1),

(b) in subsection (1), by the substitution of “not being” for “other than”, and

(c) by the insertion of the following subsection after subsection (1):

“(2) A decision under section 48 to impose a disciplinary sanction (being an admonishment or a censure) does not take effect unless—

(a) the decision is confirmed by the High Court on application under section 51, or

(b) the 30 days referred to in section 51(2) within which the registered pharmacist or pharmacy owner concerned may make an application to the High Court for an order cancelling the decision expires without the registered pharmacist or pharmacy owner making such application.”.