Medical Qualifications (Amendment) Act 1991

JurisdictionUK Non-devolved
Citation1991 c. 38


Medical Qualifications(Amendment)Act 1991

1991 CHAPTER 38

An Act to amend the definition of a primary United Kingdom qualification for registration as a medical practitioner.

[25th July 1991]

Be it enacted by the Queen's most Excellent Majesty, by and with the advice and consent of the Lords Spiritual and Temporal, and Commons, in this present Parliament assembled, and by the authority of the same, as follows:—

S-1 Amendment of definition of ‘primary United Kingdom qualification’.

1 Amendment of definition of ‘primary United Kingdom qualification’.

1. In section 4(3) of the Medical Act 1983(definition of ‘primary United Kingdom qualification’)—

(a) in paragraph (b) (licentiate of the Royal College of Physicians of London etc.), after ‘London’ insert ‘or the Royal College of Surgeons of England’; and

(b) in paragraph (c) (membership of the Royal College of Surgeons of England), after ‘England’ insert ‘granted before the coming into force of section 1 of the Medical Qualifications (Amendment) Act 1991’.

S-2 Short title, commencement and extent.

2 Short title, commencement and extent.

(1) This Act may be cited as the Medical Qualifications (Amendment) Act 1991 .

(2) Section 1 of this Act shall come into force on such day as Her Majesty may appoint by Order in Council.

(3) This Act extends to Northern Ireland.

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