The registrar1 must investigate any allegation that an entry in the register2 has been fraudulently procured or incorrectly made, and must report on the result of his investigation to the General Council3. The registrar may, at any time during his investigation, suspend the registration4 in question if he is satisfied that it is necessary to do so in order to protect members of the public5. The General Council must by rules6 make provision, in relation to any case where the registrar proposes to suspend an osteopath's registration7: (1) giving the osteopath concerned an opportunity to appear before the investigating
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