||Title:||CHINESE MEDICINE PRACTITIONERS (REGISTRATION) REGULATION||Gazette Number:||L.N. 252 of 2000|
|Section:||9||Heading:||Consolidation of subject matters and amendment of notice of inquiry||Version Date:||16/08/2000|
(1) Where an inquiry under Part IV is to be held in respect of an alleged conviction or finding of professional misconduct of an applicant, if the Board secretary receives any further information showing that the applicant may have been convicted of another offence or found guilty of other misconduct in a professional aspect that has not been brought before the Board, he shall refer it to the Disciplinary Committee as soon as practicable.
(2) Upon the recommendation of Disciplinary Committee to hold an inquiry into any other alleged conviction or finding of the same applicant, the Board chairman may direct that-
(3) Where before the opening of an inquiry and in the course of an inquiry, it appears to the Board chairman that the notice of inquiry is defective, the Board chairman may give such directions for its amendment as he thinks necessary to remedy the defect unless, having regard to the merits of the case, he thinks that to make the required amendment will be unjust to the applicant.
(a) any such other alleged conviction or finding be inquired into at the same inquiry against the applicant, and where the Board chairman makes that direction, evidence relating to the other alleged conviction or finding may be introduced at the inquiry; and
(b) the notice of inquiry be amended accordingly and served on the applicant within such period of time as may be specified in the direction.
(4) The Board secretary shall, as soon as it is practicable after an amendment of a notice of inquiry has been made under subsection (3), give notice of the amendment to the applicant.