283. Impaired fitness to practise.

283.     Impaired fitness to practise.

A person's fitness to practise is regarded as 'impaired' by reason only of:

(1)     misconduct1;

(2)     deficient professional performance2;

(3)     a conviction or caution in the British Islands3 for a criminal offence, or a conviction elsewhere for an offence which, if committed in England and Wales, would constitute a criminal offence4;

(4)     adverse physical or mental health5; or

(5)     not having the necessary knowledge of English6;

(6)     a determination by a body in the United Kingdom7 responsible under any enactment8 for the regulation of a health or social care profession to the effect that his fitness to practise