The General Pharmaceutical Council has the functions conferred on it by the Pharmacy Order 20101 and such other functions as may be conferred on it by the Privy Council by order2. The principal functions of the General Pharmaceutical Council are:
(1) to establish and maintain a register of pharmacists, pharmacy technicians3 and premises at which a retail pharmacy business4 is, or is to be, carried on5;
(2) to set and promote standards for the safe and effective practice of pharmacy at registered pharmacies6;
(3) to set requirements by reference to which registrants7 must demonstrate that their fitness to practise
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