12. Section 22 of the principal Act is amended by deleting subsection (1) and substituting the following subsections:
“(1) Subject to the provisions of this Act, any person —
who holds such postgraduate degrees or qualifications; or
who has gained such special knowledge of and skill and experience,
in a particular branch or branches of medicine, may apply to the Medical Council to be registered as a specialist.
(1A) A person may be registered under subsection (1) as a specialist subject to such conditions or restrictions as the Medical Council may impose.”.