657. Visiting optometrists: entitlement to registration.

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 benefit of certain provisions providing him with the right to practise in the United Kingdom5 in connection with the provision by him of services as an optometrist in the United Kingdom on a temporary and occasional basis6, then he is entitled to be registered in the register of visiting optometrists from relevant European states7; and the registrar must give effect to the