749. Interim suspension orders.

Where an allegation against a registered osteopath1 has been referred2 to the professional conduct committee or the health committee3 and the committee has not reached a decision on the matter4; or the professional conduct committee or the health committee reaches a relevant decision5 on any such allegation6, then the committee concerned may, if it is satisfied that it is necessary to do so in order to protect members of the public, order the registrar7 to suspend the registration of the osteopath concerned8. Such an order is known as an 'interim suspension order'9 and ceases to have effect:

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