649. The registers.

(4)     Registration

649.     The 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 must maintain registers2 of optometrists3 and dispensing opticians4, of persons undertaking training as optometrists and dispensing opticians5, of visiting optometrists from relevant European states6 and of bodies corporate carrying on a business as opticians7.