948. Standards of education, training and acquisition of experience.

In connection with its general function1, in so far as it relates to the education, training and acquisition of experience of registrants and prospective registrants, the General Pharmaceutical Council2 must:

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    (1)     except in specified circumstances3, set the standards of proficiency for the safe and effective practice of pharmacy which it is necessary for a person to achieve in order to be entered in Part 1 or 2 of the register as a pharmacist or, as the case may be, a pharmacy technician4; and

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    (2)     set:

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      (a)     the standards of education, training and experience that providers of education and training