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Statutory Instrument 2002 No. 775

The General Optical Council (Registration and Enrolment (Amendment) Rules) Order of Council 2002

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

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STATUTORY INSTRUMENTS


2002 No. 775


OPTICIANS


The General Optical Council (Registration and Enrolment (Amendment) Rules) Order of Council 2002

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 Made13th March 2002 

At the Council Chamber, Whitehall, the 13th day of March 2002

By the Lords of Her Majesty's Most Honourable Privy Council

Whereas in pursuance of section 10 of the Opticians Act 1989[1] the General Optical Council have made the Registration and Enrolment (Amendment) Rules 2002 as set out in the Schedule to this Order:

    And whereas by section 34 of the Act such rules shall not come into force until approved by Order of the Privy Council:

    And whereas upon rule 3 of these rules coming into force the revocation mentioned therein will render wholly spent the General Optical Council (Registration and Enrolment (Amendment) Rules) Order of Council 2001[2]:

    Now, therefore, Their Lordships, having taken these rules into consideration, are hereby pleased to approve them with effect from 1st April 2002.

    1.This Order may be cited as the General Optical Council (Registration and Enrolment (Amendment) Rules) Order of Council 2002.

    2.The General Optical Council (Registration and Enrolment (Amendment) Rules) Order of Council 2001 is hereby revoked with effect from 1st April 2002.


A. K. Galloway
Clerk of the Privy Council


GENERAL OPTICAL COUNCIL
The Registration and Enrolment (Amendment) Rules 2002

In pursuance of their powers under section 10 of the Opticians Act 1989, the General Optical Council hereby make the following rules: - 

    1.These rules may be cited as the Registration and Enrolment (Amendment) Rules 2002.

    2.In the Registration and Enrolment Rules 1976 (which in their original form are scheduled to the General Optical Council (Registration and Enrolment Rules) Order of Council 1977[3]) the Appendix shall be amended by replacing the figures Ј90, Ј53 and Ј33, on each occasion where they appear, by the figures Ј105, Ј62 and Ј39 respectively.

    3.The Registration and Enrolment (Amendment) Rules 2001[4] (which will be spent on the coming into force of these rules) are hereby revoked.

    4.These rules shall come into force on 1st April 2002 and shall apply to applications for registration, enrolment, retention, restoration or transfer to take effect on or after 1st April 2002, whether made before, on or after that date.



Sealed on the 3rd day of January 2002



Attested by:

L.S.


R. M. Varley
Member of Council

R. J. Buckley
Member of Council

P. C. Coe
Registrar


EXPLANATORY NOTE

(This note is not part of the Order)


The rules approved by this Order increase with effect from 1st April 2002 the fees payable to the General Optical Council by ophthalmic and dispensing opticians and bodies corporate carrying on business as opticians for registration, enrolment or retention in, restoration to and transfer within the register of opticians. The fees were last fixed with effect from 1st April 2001 and have been increased by from 17 to 18 per cent.

This Order also revokes a previous Order of Council which becomes spent on the revocation of rules which are scheduled to it.


Notes:

[1] 1989 c.44.back

[2] S.I. 2001/1131.back

[3] S.I. 1977/176; relevant amending rules are scheduled to S.I. 1979/1638, 1980/1936 (now spent), 1981/1821 (now spent), 1983/1 (now spent), 1985/2024, 1987/1887 (now spent), 1990/270 (now spent), 1991/79 (now spent), 1993/483 (now spent), 1994/729 (now spent), 1996/3021 (now spent), 1998/73 (now spent), 1999/69 (now spent) and 2001/1131.back

[4] Scheduled to the General Optical Council (Registration and Enrolment (Amendment) Rules) Order of Council 2001 (S.I. 2001/1131).back



ISBN 0 11 039595 6


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