741. Allegations as to professional conduct and fitness to practise; unacceptable professional conduct.

Where any allegation is made against a registered osteopath1 to the effect that: (1) he has been guilty of conduct which falls short of the standard required of a registered osteopath2; (2) he has been guilty of professional incompetence3; (3) he has been convicted, at any time, in the United Kingdom4 of a criminal offence5; or (4) his ability to practise as an osteopath is seriously impaired because of his physical or mental condition6, then the provisions described below apply7.

Where an allegation8 is made to the General Council9, or to any of its committees10 other than the investigating committee11,