The provisions described below apply where: (1) an allegation against a registered chiropractor1 has been referred2 to the professional conduct committee3 or the health committee4 and the committee has not reached a decision on the matter5; or (2) the professional conduct committee or the health committee reaches a relevant decision6 on any such allegation7.
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 registrar8 to suspend the registration of the chiropractor concerned9 (an 'interim suspension order')10. An interim suspension order ceases to have effect:
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