652. Registers of visiting opticians from European states.

652.     Registers of visiting opticians from European states.

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.

The General Optical Council1 must establish and maintain a register of visiting optometrists from relevant European states2 and a register of visiting dispensing opticians from relevant European states3 and the Council may prescribe particulars to be entered in them4.