979. Consideration of an allegation by the Fitness to Practise Committee.

Where an allegation or matter is referred under certain provisions1 to the fitness to practise committee by the registrar2 the fitness to practise committee must determine whether or not the fitness to practise of the person in respect of whom the allegation is made is impaired3.

After referral of an allegation by the registrar or the investigating committee4 to the fitness to practise committee:

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    (1)     in the case of a health allegation, the chair5 may require the person concerned to agree to be medically examined by a registered medical practitioner nominated by the General Pharmaceutical Council6;

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    (2)     in the case