745. Interim suspension powers of the investigating committee.

745.     Interim suspension powers of the investigating committee.

Where the investigating committee1 is investigating an allegation against a registered osteopath2, if the committee is satisfied that it is necessary to do so in order to protect members of the public, it may order the registrar3 to suspend the osteopath's registration4. The order must specify the period of the suspension, which must not exceed two months5 beginning with the date on which the order is made6. The committee must not make an order in any case after it has referred the allegation in question to the professional conduct