690. Fitness to practise committee declaration where fitness to practise not impaired.

Where, in the case of an individual registrant1, it has been alleged that the registrant's fitness to practise is impaired but the fitness to practise committee2 decides that it is not impaired, the committee must, if requested by the registrant, make a declaration to that effect, giving its reasons, or the committee may, if no such request is made but the registrant nonetheless consents, make such a declaration3.

Where, in the case of a business registrant, it has been alleged that the registrant is not fit to carry on the business of an optometrist or a dispensing optician or both