—(1) For the purposes of this Act, there shall be a Registrar of the Council.
(1A) The Chief Dental Officer shall be the Registrar of the Council.
(2) The Minister may appoint a person to act as Registrar during the absence from Singapore or incapacity from illness or otherwise of the Registrar.
—(1) The Registrar shall maintain and keep the following registers:
a register to be called the “Register of Dentists” containing —
in the first division of the register —
a register to be called the “Register of Temporarily Registered Dentists” containing —
the names of persons registered temporarily as dentists under section 14B(1); and
a register to be called the “Register of Specialists” containing the names of persons registered as specialists under section 14C(1); and
(2) Each register shall contain —
the names and addresses of the persons registered;
the dates of the registration of the persons;
the qualifications by virtue of which the persons are so registered; and
such other particulars as the Council may determine for that register.
(3) The Registrar shall —
be responsible for the maintenance and custody of the registers; and
publish on the Council’s Internet website a list of the names, addresses, qualifications and dates of qualification of all dentists and oral health therapists who —
are registered under this Act; and
have in force practising certificates.
(4) Every person whose name is entered in any of the registers shall inform the Registrar in writing of any change in his practice address or residential address within 28 days thereof, except that a person who makes a report of a change in his residential address under section 8 of the National Registration Act (Cap. 201) shall be deemed to have complied with this subsection on the date on which he makes the report.
(5) The Registrar may disclose any information in the registers to any person prescribed by regulations made under this Act, if such disclosure is in accordance with such conditions as may be specified in those regulations.
(6) Subsection (5) is without prejudice to any other right or duty to disclose the information under general or written law.
(7) Any person who fails to comply with subsection (4) shall be guilty of an offence and shall be liable on conviction to a fine not exceeding $1,000.