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49 Pa. Code § 23.62. Unlawful practices for optometrists.

§ 23.62. Unlawful practices for optometrists.

 (a)  [Reserved].

 (b)  [Reserved].

 (c)  Aiding and abetting an unlicensed corporation, lay firm or individual in the unlicensed practice of optometry will be grounds for the suspension or revocation of a license.

 (d)  No optometrist may accept employment or association with an optometrist whose license has been suspended or revoked, during the period of this suspension or revocation. Nothing in this section prohibits the continuing practice of an optometrist previously associated with a revoked or suspended practitioner, so long as the revoked or suspended practitioner is disassociated from participation in the practice during the course of his suspension or revocation.

 (e)  Licensed optometrists may not engage in unethical or illegal practices or conduct which fails to conform to the acceptable and prevailing standards of optometric practice, or violates State or Federal laws.


   The provisions of this §  23.62 amended under section 3(b)(14) of the Optometric Practice and Licensure Act (63 P.S. §  244.3(b)(14)).


   The provisions of this §  23.62 adopted September 16, 1965; amended October 28, 1988, effective October 29, 1988, 18 Pa.B. 4863. Immediately preceding text appears at serial page (88260).

Cross References

   This section cited in 49 Pa. Code §  23.27a (relating to license by endorsement under 63 Pa.C.S. §  3111).

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