683. Investigation of allegation by investigation committee.

Where an allegation1 is made to the General Optical Council2 against a registered optometrist or a registered dispensing optician3 that his fitness to practise is or may be impaired4 or against a business registrant5 that its fitness to carry on a business as an optometrist or a dispensing optician, or both, is or may be impaired6 or against a student registrant7 that his fitness to undertake training as an optometrist or a dispensing optician is or may be impaired