REGISTRATION AS A SPECIALIST
(1) A person shall be entitled to be registered as a specialist if he—
(a) is registered as a general practitioner in Mauritius;
(b) holds a specialist qualification; and
[The following words shall be inserted in paragraph (b), after the word qualification, by Act 27/12 as from 1/10/13]
“which is recognised by the Council acting after consultation with the Post Graduate Medical Education Board”
(e) has paid such fee as may be prescribed.
(2) Notwithstanding subsection (1), a registered person who, before 1 July 2000, obtained a postgraduate qualification specified in the Second Schedule, may be registered as a specialist if the Council is satisfied that the person has, since obtaining his qualification, practised as a specialist in the field in which he has specialised.
[S. 23 amended by s. 13 of Act 1 of 2002 w.e.f. 29 January 2002; s. 12 of Act 28 of 2007 w.e.f. 27 December 2007; ; s. 16 of Act 27 of 2012 w.e.f. 1 October 2013.]
23A. Postgraduate Medical Education Board
(1) For the purposes of section 23(1)(b), there shall be set up a Postgraduate Medical Education Board.
(2) The Minister may, after consultation with the Council, make such regulations as he considers necessary –
(a) for the purposes of specifying the objects, functions and composition of the Board; and
(b) for any ancillary matter.
[S. 23A shall be inserted by s. 16 of Act 27 of 2012 w.e.f. 1 October 2013.]