249. Registration of persons with overseas qualifications.

Where a person satisfies the registrar1:

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    (1)     that he holds, or has passed all the qualifying examinations necessary for obtaining, an acceptable overseas qualification2;

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    (2)     that he possesses the knowledge, skills and experience necessary for practising as a fully registered medical practitioner in the United Kingdom3;

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    (3)     that his fitness to practise is not impaired4;

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    (4)     unless he is an exempt person, that he has the necessary knowledge of English5; and

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    (5)     that, where the person is an exempt person6, his acceptable overseas qualification was, or would have been, granted otherwise than in a relevant European state, and that