734. Recognised qualifications.

A qualification is a 'recognised qualification' if it is recognised by the General Council1 under the provisions described below2.

Where the General Council is satisfied that:

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    (1)     a qualification granted by an institution in the United Kingdom3 is evidence of having reached the required standard of proficiency4; or

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    (2)     a qualification which such an institution proposes to grant will be evidence of having reached that standard5,

it may, with the approval of the Privy Council6, recognise that qualification for the purposes of the Osteopaths Act 19937. Where the General Council is satisfied that a qualification granted by an institution outside the