638. Restrictions on the testing of sight.

(3)     Providing Optical Services

638.     Restrictions on the testing of sight.

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.

Any person who is not a registered medical practitioner1 or a registered optometrist2, must not test the sight3 of another person4, and if he does so he is liable on summary conviction to a fine5. This restriction does not, however, apply to the testing