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Statutory Instrument 2000 No. 217 (C. 6)

The Osteopaths Act 1993 (Commencement No. 5) Order 2000

(The document as of February, 2008. Arhiv.Online Library)

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2000 No. 217 (C. 6)


OSTEOPATHS


The Osteopaths Act 1993 (Commencement No. 5) Order 2000

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 Made2nd February 2000 

The Secretary of State for Health, in exercise of the powers conferred upon him by section 42(2) and (4) of the Osteopaths Act 1993[1], hereby makes the following Order: - 

Citation and interpretation
    1. - (1) This Order may be cited as the Osteopaths Act 1993 (Commencement No. 5) Order 2000.

    (2) In this Order, "the Act" means the Osteopaths Act 1993.

Appointed Day
    2.8th March 2000 is the day appointed for the coming into force of the whole of the Act so far as it is not already in force, except - 

    (a) section 1(4) (which introduces Part I of the Schedule) so far as it relates to the paragraphs in the Schedule to the Act referred to in paragraph (d) of this article;

    (b) section 7(3) (which provides that an osteopath whose registration has been suspended ceases to be a registered osteopath for the purposes of section 32(1));

    (c) section 32(1) (which provides that a person who describes himself in certain ways is guilty of an offence unless he is a registered osteopath) and section 32(3) so far as it relates to section 32(1); and

    (d) in the Schedule (the General Council and its Committees), paragraphs 3, 9, 10, 12, 14(1), 14(3)(d), 14(4) and 14(5)(a).


Alan Milburn
Secretary of State for Health

2nd February 2000



EXPLANATORY NOTE

(This note is not part of the Order)


This Order brings into force on 8th March 2000 the remaining provisions (with certain exceptions) of the Osteopaths Act 1993 ("the Act").

The provisions not being commenced by the Order relate to offences committed by persons describing themselves as osteopaths or in similar ways without being registered with the General Osteopathic Council ("the GOsC"), and provisions relating to the election and appointment of the Chairman and members of the GOsC after the end of the relevant transitional periods defined in the Act.



NOTE AS TO EARLIER COMMENCEMENT ORDERS

(This note is not part of the Order)


The following provisions of the Act have been brought into force by commencement order made before the date of this Order:

ProvisionDate of CommencementS.I. No.
Section 1(1)14th January 19971997/34
Section 1(2)14th January 1997 (partially) and 9th May 1998 (remainder)1997/34 and 1998/1138
Section 1(3) (partially)14th January 1997, 1st April 1998 and 9th May 19981997/34, 1998/872 and 1998/1138
Section 1(4) (partially)14th January 1997 and 1st April 19981997/34 and 1998/872
Section 1(5) (partially)1st April 1998 and 5th July 19991998/872 and 1999/1767
Section 1(6)1st April 19981998/872
Section 1(7) (partially)1st April 1998 and 5th July 19991998/872 and 1999/1767
Section 1(8)14th January 19971997/34
Section 1(9) (partially)1st April 1998 and 5th July 19991998/872 and 1999/1767
Section 1(10) to (12)14th January 19971997/34
Section 214th January 1997 (partially) and 9th May 1998 (remainder)1997/34 and 1998/1138
Section 31st April 1998 (partially) and 9th May 1998 (remainder)1998/872 and 1998/1138
Section 41st April 1998 (partially) and 9th May 1998 (remainder)1998/872 and 1998/1138
Section 61st April 1998 (partially) and 9th May 1998 (remainder)1998/872 and 1998/1138
Section 7 (partially)5th July 19991999/1767
Section 9 (partially)9th May 19981998/1138
Section 10 (partially)9th May 1998 and 5th July 19991998/1138 and 1999/1767
Section 111st April 19981998/872
Section 129th May 19981998/1138
Section 131st April 19981998/872
Sections 14 to 169th May 19981998/1138
Section 189th May 19981998/1138
Section 191st April 19981998/872
Sections 20 and 215th July 19991999/1767
Sections 27 and 285th July 19991999/1767
Section 299th May 19981998/1138
Section 339th May 19981998/1138
Section 3414th January 19971997/34
Section 35(1), (2) and (4)14th January 19971997/34
Section 36(1), (2), (4), (5) and (6)14th January 19971997/34
Section 371st April 19981998/872
Section 389th May 19981998/1138
Section 391st April 19981998/872
Section 4014th January 19971997/34
Section 4114th January 1997 (partially), 1st April 1998 (partially) and 5th July 1999 (remainder)1997/34, 1998/872 and 1999/1767 
Section 4214th January 1997 (partially), and 9th May 1998 (remainder)1997/34 and 1998/1138
In the Schedule -   
in Part I -   
paragraphs 1, 2, 4, 5, 6, 8, 11, 13 and 14(2)14th January 19971997/34
paragraph 14(3) (partially)14th January 19971997/34
paragraph 14(5) (partially)1st April 19981998/872
paragraph 1514th January 19971997/34
in Part II -   
paragraphs 16 to 21 and 23 to 24(1) (partially)1st April 1998 and 5th July 19991998/872 and 1999/1767
paragraph 22 (partially)5th July 19991999/1767
paragraphs 25 to 291st April 19981998/872
paragraphs 30 to 331st April 1998 (partially) and 5th July 1999 (remainder)1998/872 and 1999/1767
paragraphs 34 to 41 (partially)1st April 19981998/872
Part III4th January 19971997/34


Notes:

[1] 1993 c. 21, amended by the Chiropractors Act 1994 (c. 17), Schedule 2.back



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