657. Visiting optometrists: entitlement to registration.

657.     Visiting optometrists: entitlement to registration.

Consequent to the UK's withdrawal from the EU, this Halsbury paragraph should be read in conjunction with the Recognition of Professional Qualifications (Amendment etc) (EU Exit) Regulations 2019, SI 2019/312; and 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 following applies to an exempt person1 ('O') who is lawfully established, in a relevant European state2 other than the United Kingdom3 ('state A'), in the profession pursued in the United Kingdom by optometrists4.

If O has the