967. Consideration by registrar of allegation.

The registrar's consideration of whether to refer an allegation1 may include the carrying out of any investigations which, in the registrar's opinion, are appropriate to the consideration of it2. Such investigations may include:

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    (1)     requesting the General Pharmaceutical Council's employees to undertake further inquiries3;

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    (2)     requesting the informant4 to provide a written statement or statutory declaration5;

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    (3)     instructing solicitors and inquiry agents