746. Consideration of allegations by the professional conduct committee.

Where an allegation has been referred to the professional conduct committee1, it is the duty of the committee to consider the allegation2. If, having considered it, the committee is satisfied that the allegation is well founded it must proceed as follows3.

If the allegation relates to a criminal conviction4, the committee may take no further action if it considers that the criminal offence in question has no material relevance to the fitness of the osteopath concerned to practise osteopathy5. Otherwise, the committee must take one of the following steps:

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    (1)     admonish the osteopath6;

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    (2)     make an order imposing conditions with