General council

General council

General council may refer to:

In education:

* General Council (Scottish university), an advisory body to each of the ancient universities of Scotland
* General Council of the University of St Andrews, the corporate body of all graduates and senior academics of the University of St Andrews

In medicine:

* General Dental Council, a United Kingdom organisation which regulates all dental professionals in the country
* General Medical Council, the regulator of the medical profession in the United Kingdom
* General Optical Council, an organisation in the United Kingdom that regulates opticians and optometrists

In politics:

* Crow Tribal General Council, a tribal assembly comprising all enrolled members of the Crow Nation
* General Council (Scotland), the parliament of Scotland prior to 1707 that carried out much business but lacked ultimate authority
* General Council of Bucharest, the legislative body of the Municipality of Bucharest
* General councils of France, the legislative bodies of the departments of France
* General Council of Mayotte, a legislature
* General Council of Saint-Pierre and Miquelon, a dependency legislature
* General Council of the Valleys, the unicameral parliament of Andorra
* Grand and General Council, the parliament of San Marino

In trade:

* General Council (TUC), a decision body of the Trades Union Congress which meets every two months
* General Council (WTO), the highest decision-making body after the Ministerial Conference in the World Trade Organization

In other fields:
* General Council (Lutheran), a Lutheran church body, in existence from 1867-1918
* General council (Christianity), a meeting of the bishops of a whole church convened to discuss and settle matters of church doctrine
* General Council of the Judicial Power of Spain, the autonomous institution which governs all the judicial instances of Spain
* General Social Care Council, a public body which has responsibility for registering and regulating social workers and social care workers

ee also

* General Teaching Council


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