680. The Council's power to require disclosure of information.

For the purpose of assisting the General Optical Council or any of its committees1 in carrying out any of their functions under the Opticians Act 1989 relating to a registered optometrist's or a registered dispensing optician's2 fitness to practise, a business registrant's3 fitness to carry on business as an optometrist or a dispensing optician or both or a student registrant's4 fitness to undertake training, the Council may require a registrant or any other person to supply any information or produce any document5 which appears to the Council relevant to the discharge of those functions6. If a person fails to