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Medical Practitioners (Registration) (General Provisions) (Covid-19 – Temporary Amendments) (Jersey) Order 2020

Made                                                                                                   25th March 2020

Coming into force                                                                           26th March 2020

THE MINISTER FOR HEALTH AND SOCIAL SERVICES makes this Order under Articles 5, 5A(1) and 12A of the Medical Practitioners (Registration) (Jersey) Law 1960[1] –

1        Amendment of the Medical Practitioners (Registration) (General Provisions) (Jersey) Order 2014

After Article 9 of the Medical Practitioners (Registration) (General Provisions) (Jersey) Order 2014[2] there is inserted –

“9A   Modifications due to outbreak of Covid-19

(1)     Where the Minister has informed the Commission that an emergency exists in Jersey due to the outbreak of Covid-19, this Order has effect with the modifications in paragraph (2) for the period of the emergency.

(2)     The modifications are –

(a)     Article 4(1) has effect as if –

(i)      in sub-paragraph (b) after “the Schedule” there is inserted “unless the Commission does not consider it reasonable in the circumstances to require those particulars and documents”;

(ii)      sub-paragraph (d) is deleted;

(b)     Article 5(a) has effect as if after “section 3” there is inserted “or 18A”.

(3)     This Article expires on 30th September 2020.”.

2        Citation and commencement

This Order may be cited as the Medical Practitioners (Registration) (General Provisions) (Covid-19 – Temporary Amendments) (Jersey) Order 2020 and comes into force the day after it is made.

deputy r.j. renouf of st. ouen

Minister for Health and Social Services


[1]                                     chapter 20.600

[2]                                     chapter 20.600.30

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