654. Rules as to registers.

654.     Rules as to registers.

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 may make rules2 with respect to the form and keeping of the registers3 and the making of entries and alterations in them and, in particular4:


    (1)     regulating the making of applications for registration5 or for transfer from one register to another, and providing for the evidence to be