PROFESSIONS SUPPLEMENTARY TO MEDICINE ACT

ARRANGEMENT OF SECTIONS

   1   Short title

   2   Interpretation

   3   Establishment of the Council

   4   Functions of the Council

   5   Appointment of Registrar

   6   Funds of the Council

   7   Accounts and audit

   8   Annual reports and estimates

   9   The register

   10   Corrections of the register

   11   Registration

   12   Censure, suspension and striking off

   13   The Tribunal

   14   Appeals from the Council

   15   Offences

      Minister may amend monetary penalties

   16   Regulations

   17   Amendment of First Schedule

      SCHEDULES

 

THE PROFESSIONS SUPPLEMENTARY TO MEDICINE ACT

[Date of Commencement: 8th December, 1969]

Acts
49 of 1965,
24 of 1995,
4 of 2000,
7 of 2011.

LNs
160/1974
12A/1999.

1   Short title

   This Act may be cited as the Professions Supplementary to Medicine Act.

2   Interpretation

   In this Act, unless the context otherwise requires-

   "the Council" means the Council for Professions Supplementary to Medicine established under section 3;

   "functions" includes duties and powers;

   "the register" means the Register of Professions Supplementary to Medicine specified in section 9;

   "the Registrar" means the Registrar appointed under section 5;

   "specified profession" means a profession specified in the First Schedule.

3   Establishment of the Council

   (1) There shall be established for the purposes of this Act a body to be called the Council for Professions Supplementary to Medicine.

   (2) The provisions of the Second Schedule shall have effect with respect to the constitution and procedure of the Council and otherwise in relation thereto.

4   Functions of the Council

   The functions of the Council shall be-

   (a)   to regulate the training of students in the specified professions;

   (b)   to register members of the specified professions;

   (c)   to ensure the maintenance of proper standards of conduct by members of the specified professions registered under this Act.

5   Appointment of Registrar

   The Council shall appoint and employ at such remuneration, if any, and on such terms and conditions as the Minister may approve a Registrar and such other officers and servants as it thinks necessary for the proper carrying out of the provisions of this Act.

6   Funds of the Council

   The funds of the Council shall consist of such moneys as may from time to time be placed at its disposition for the purposes of this Act by Parliament, and such other moneys as may be lawfully paid to the Council.

7   Accounts and audit

   The Council shall keep proper accounts of its receipts, payments, assets and liabilities and such accounts shall be audited annually by an auditor appointed in each year by the Council with the approval of the Minister.

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