235. The Specialist Register.

The General Medical Council1 must keep a register of specialist medical practitioners (known as 'the Specialist Register')2 which must contain the names of:

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    (1)     registered medical practitioners who hold a CCT3 in a recognised specialty4;

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    (2)     registered medical practitioners who are eligible to be admitted to that register in accordance with the scheme5 published by the General Medical Council for the inclusion in the Specialist Register of persons who, immediately before 1 January 1997, were either NHS consultants or consultants in a medical specialty in the armed forces6; and

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    (3)     registered medical practitioners falling within such other categories as