279. Award and withdrawal of a certificate of completion of training.

The registrar must award a certificate of completion of training ('CCT')1 to any person who applies to the General Medical Council2 for that purpose if:


    (1)     that person is a registered medical practitioner3;


    (2)     the registrar is satisfied that that person has been appointed to, and has satisfactorily completed, a course of training leading to the award of a CCT4; and


    (3)     that course of training has been approved5 by the Council6.

The registrar may only award a CCT in general practice or in a recognised specialty