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Panels of recognised medical experts

45A Panels of recognised medical experts

(1) The commission—
(a) may establish a panel of experts for reporting on the medical condition of claimants and their prospects of rehabilitation (the
"official panel of medical experts" ); and
(b) may revise the membership of the panel from time to time by adding to, or removing, the names of the experts who constitute the panel.
(2) In deciding on the composition of the panel, the commission—
(a) must consult with the professional bodies with which consultation is required under a regulation; and
(b) may only include an expert on the panel if—
(i) the expert’s inclusion is endorsed by the relevant professional bodies; or
(ii) the commission is satisfied there is good reason for inclusion of the expert on the panel despite the absence of endorsement by the relevant professional bodies.

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