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Industrial Training Act, 1964 (Medical Laboratory Technicians)

Volume 721: debated on Monday 22 November 1965

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asked the Minister of Health if hospital management committees will qualify for grants under his regulations under the Industrial Training Act, 1964 in respect of medical laboratory technicians released for Higher National Diploma sandwich courses.

Hospital authorities are not within the scope of the Act, but the present training arrangements, which include provision for day release, will be reviewed when the Medical Laboratory Technicians Registration Board have considered proposals on the content of training, examination requirements and examination certificates which I understand are under consideration by the Institute of Medical Laboratory Technology.