678. Restoration of registration.

678.     Restoration of registration.

Where the registrar1 has received an application for a person's name to be restored to the register following removal by the registrar2 or following erasure of a name on a direction of the fitness to practise committee3 the applicant must have obtained 12 general CET points4 in the 12 months prior to the month5 in which the application is received6 or, if the first entry of the applicant's name in the register of optometrists or in the register of dispensing opticians was made in the 12 months preceding the month in which the