337. Offences.

337.     Offences.

It is an offence for a person to pretend to be registered as a medical practitioner or to pretend to hold a licence to practise1.

Certain offences are particularly relevant to medical practitioners such as manslaughter as a result of negligent medical treatment2, treatments that are unlawful such as female circumcision3 or unlawful, subject to specific defences, such as abortion4, the use of human tissue, organs5, and embryos6 and certain prescription only medicines7, and the ill-treatment or wilful neglect of an individual by a health