291. Disclosure of information and notification of investigations.

For the purpose of assisting the General Medical Council1 or any of its committees2 or the registrar3 in carrying out functions in respect of a practitioner's fitness to practise4 or for the purpose of assisting the registrar in carrying out functions in respect of identifying any person with a temporary registration with regard to emergencies involving loss of human life5, a person authorised by the Council may require a practitioner6 or any other person7, who in his opinion is able to supply information or produce any document which appears relevant to the discharge of any such function, to supply