345. Duty to co-operate.

In the exercise of its functions, the General Dental Council1 must co-operate in so far as reasonably practicable with public authorities, and other bodies and persons, if they fall within the following categories2:

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    (1)     they are concerned with the employment, whether or not under a contract of service, of registered dentists or registered dental care professionals3;

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    (2)     they provide, assess or fund education or training for those who are, or seek to become, registered dentists or registered dental care professionals, or they propose to do so;

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    (3)     they regulate services in the provision of which registered dentists or registered