Medical Council Act


LEGAL SUPPLEMENT to the Government Gazette of Mauritius No. 103 of 21 November 2013

 

Government Notice No. 272 of 2013
THE MEDICAL COUNCIL ACT
Regulations made by the Minister, after consultation with the Medical Council, under sections 23A and 42 of the Medical Council Act
1. These regulations may be cited as the Medical Council (Postgraduate Medical Education Board) Regulations 2013.

2. In these regulations –
“Act” means the Medical Council Act;
“Board” means the Postgraduate Medical Education Board set up under section 23A of the Act.

3. The Board shall –
(a) assist the Council in the determination of applications for registration as specialist;
(b) assess the knowledge, skills and experience of a general practitioner who applies for registration as a specialist;
(c) make recommendations to the Council by preparing and submitting an assessment report to the Council.

4. (1)(a) Subject to subparagraph (b), the Board shall consist of 3 members, to be appointed by the Minister after consultation with the Council.
(b) The members appointed under subparagraph (a) shall be specialists, with at least 10 years’ experience and shall not be members of the Council.
(2) The Minister shall nominate a Chairperson from among the 3 members of the Board.
(3) The members of the Board shall hold office for a period of 3 years.
(4) (a) The Board may, for the purposes of performing its duties, co-opt up to 3 other specialists.
(b) A specialist co-opted under subparagraph (a) may be a person who is registered as a specialist in a country other than Mauritius.
(5) The Registrar shall act as the Secretary to the Board.
(6) Every member of the Board, co-opted member and the Secretary to the Board shall be paid such fee or allowance as the Council may determine.

5. The Board shall meet as and when required and at such time and place as it may determine.

6. The Board shall submit to the Council an assessment report which shall include whether a person who has applied for registration as specialist –
(a) is eligible to be registered as a specialist;
(b) is required to undergo further clinical or practical training under the supervision of one or more specialists of not less than 5 years’ experience and the duration of such training; or
(c) needs to be reassessed and when such reassessment shall be conducted.

7. The Council shall inform a person who has applied for registration as specialist of any decision reached by it.

8. The Council may, for the purposes of an assessment, charge such fee as it may determine.

9. These regulations shall be deemed to have come into operation on 1 October 2013.

Made by the Minister, after consultation with the Medical
Council, on 19 November 2013.
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Government Notice No. 273 of 2013
THE MEDICAL COUNCIL ACT
Regulations made by the Medical Council, with the approval of the Minister, under section 42 of the Medical Council Act

1. These regulations may be cited as the Medical Council (Registration of Registered Medical Practitioners) (Amendment) Regulations 2013.

2. In these regulations –
“principal regulations” means the Medical Council (Registration of Registered Medical Practitioners) Regulations 2000.

3. Regulation 5 of the principal regulations is amended, in paragraph (1), by inserting –
(a) in subparagraph (aa), before the words “the examination”, the word “for”;
(b) after subparagraph (aa), the following new subparagraph – (ab) under section 23(e) of the Act shall be 5,000 rupees and shall be nonrefundable;

 

Made by the Medical Council on 19 November 2013 and approved by the Minister on 19 November 2013.
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