694. Direction for suspension of registration.

If the fitness to practise committee1 has directed that the registration of a registrant2 be suspended3 it may, if it thinks fit4:

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    (1)     direct that the current period of suspension be extended for such further period from the time when it would otherwise expire as is specified in the direction5;

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    (2)     except in certain cases where the registrant's impairment is due to adverse physical or mental health6, direct that the name of the registrant be erased from the appropriate register7;

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    (3)     direct that the registrant's registration is, as from the expiry of the current period of suspension, to be