656. Qualifications for being registered.

A person is entitled to have his name in the appropriate register1 if he satisfies the General Optical Council2 that he:

  1.  

    (1)     holds a qualification as an optometrist or a dispensing optician, which, at the time it was granted, was approved by the Council3 and which was granted to him after receiving instruction from one or more of the establishments approved4 by the Council5;

  2.  

    (2)     has had adequate practical experience in the work of an optometrist or a dispensing optician6; and

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    (3)     is a fit person to practise as an optometrist or a dispensing optician7.

A person is entitled to