656. Qualifications for being registered.

656.     Qualifications for being registered.

Consequent to the UK's withdrawal from the EU, this Halsbury paragraph should be read in conjunction with the European Qualifications (Health and Social Care Professions) (Amendment etc) (EU Exit) Regulations 2019, SI 2019/593, pending incorporation of the changes into the text.

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


    (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