201. Constitution, functions and powers.

The General Medical Council1 is a body corporate having the functions assigned to it by the Medical Act 19832. It is within its capacity as a corporation to do such things and enter into such transactions as are in its opinion incidental to or conducive to the performance of its functions, including the borrowing of money3. The over-arching objective of the Council in exercising its functions is the protection of the public4. The pursuit by the Council of its over-arching objective involves the pursuit of the following objectives: (1) to protect, promote and maintain the health, safety and well-being