292. Rules.

292.     Rules.

The General Medical Council1 must make rules with respect to (1) the reference of cases to the investigation committee (registrar and case examiners) or the Medical Practitioners Tribunal Service2; (2) the arrangements by the Medical Practitioners Tribunal Service for a medical practitioners tribunal or interim orders tribunal to consider a matter3; and (3) the procedure to be followed and rules of evidence to be observed in proceedings before the investigation committee4 or a medical practitioners tribunal or interim orders tribunal5. Before making such rules the Council must consult such bodies of persons representing medical practitioners,