509. Allegations.

The following provisions apply where any allegation is made against a registrant1 to the effect that:

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    (1)     his fitness to practise is impaired by reason of2:

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      (a)     misconduct3;

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      (b)     lack of competence4;

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      (c)     a conviction or caution in the United Kingdom5 for a criminal offence, or a conviction elsewhere for an offence which, if committed in England and Wales, would constitute a criminal offence6;

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      (d)     his physical or mental health7; or

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      (e)     not having the necessary knowledge of English8;

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      (f)     a determination by a body in the United Kingdom responsible under any enactment8 for the regulation of a health