225. Referral as to impairment of fitness to practise.

If in the course of revalidation1, it comes to the attention of a licensing authority2 that a medical practitioner's fitness to practise is called into question by one or more of the matters considered to impair fitness to practise3 but no allegation to that effect has been made to the General Medical Council against the practitioner, the registrar must notify the practitioner, and the provisions relating to the investigation of the matter by the investigation committee