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Part I PRELIMINARY

Part II SINGAPORE DENTAL COUNCIL

Part III DENTAL REGISTERS

Division 1 — General

Division 2 — Registration of Dentists

Division 3 — Registration of Oral Health Therapists

Part IV PRACTICE OF DENTISTRY

Part IVA DENTAL SPECIALISTS ACCREDITATION BOARD

Part V DISCIPLINARY PROCEEDINGS AND HEALTH COMMITTEE INQUIRIES

Division 1 — Complaints Committee

Division 2 — Disciplinary Committee

Division 3 — Health Committee

Division 3A — Interim Orders Committee

Division 4 — Miscellaneous Provisions

Part VI GENERAL

Part VII TRANSITIONAL AND CONSEQUENTIAL AMENDMENTS

THE SCHEDULE List of Registrable Basic Dental Qualifications

Legislative History

Comparative Table

Comparative Table

 
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PART VII
TRANSITIONAL AND CONSEQUENTIAL AMENDMENTS
Dental Board members to serve as Council members until establishment of Council
63.
—(1)  Notwithstanding section 3, persons who hold office as members of the Dental Board immediately before 15th October 1999 shall hold office as members of the Council until such time as the Council is established in accordance with section 3.
(2)  For the purposes of this section and section 66, “Dental Board” means the Dental Board established under section 3 of the repealed Act.
Persons who are already registered under repealed Act
64.
—(1)  Every person who is registered under the repealed Act immediately before 15th October 1999, and every holder of a provisional certificate issued under section 13 of the repealed Act which is in force immediately before that date, shall be deemed to be a registered dentist.
(2)  Where the registration of a person under the repealed Act, being a registration made pursuant to an order under section 6(1)(c) of that Act, is subject to any condition or restriction imposed by the order, the deemed registration of that person under subsection (1) shall, unless the Council otherwise determines, be subject to the same condition or restriction.
(3)  The deemed registration of a person under subsection (1), on the ground that he is registered under the repealed Act immediately before 15th October 1999 by virtue of section 6(1)(d) of the repealed Act, shall be subject to the condition that —
(a)
he is exclusively employed in teaching, research or postgraduate study; and
(b)
he does not engage in any form of private practice of dentistry.
(4)  The Registrar shall —
(a)
transfer to the first division of the register the names, addresses, qualifications and other particulars of all persons registered under the repealed Act by virtue of section 6(1)(a), (b), (c) and (d) of the repealed Act which appear, immediately before 15th October 1999, in the register kept under the repealed Act;
(b)
transfer to the second division of the register the names, addresses, qualifications and other particulars of all persons registered under the repealed Act by virtue of section 6(1)(e) and (f) of the repealed Act which appear, immediately before 15th October 1999, in the register kept under the repealed Act; and
(c)
enter in the second division of the register the names, addresses, qualifications, and such other particulars as the Council may determine, of all holders of provisional certificates issued under section 13 of the repealed Act which are in force immediately before 15th October 1999.
(5)  The Registrar may, in carrying out the transfer under subsection (4)(a) or (b) or entry under subsection (4)(c), omit the particulars of any person known to the Registrar to be deceased.
(6)  Section 53 shall also apply to any person whose name was removed from the register kept under the repealed Act.
Saving of certificates of registration and annual practising certificates issued under repealed Act
65.
—(1)  Any certificate of registration issued under the repealed Act shall be deemed to be a certificate of registration issued under this Act and be subject to the provisions of this Act.
(2)  Any annual practising certificate issued under the repealed Act which is in force immediately before 15th October 1999 shall —
(a)
be deemed to be a practising certificate issued under this Act;
(b)
be subject to the provisions of this Act; and
(c)
expire on the date on which it would have expired had this Act not been in force and be renewable in accordance with section 17.
Pending disciplinary proceedings
66.
—(1)  This Act shall not apply to any inquiry, investigation or other proceedings of a disciplinary nature commenced before 15th October 1999 and the provisions of the repealed Act and the regulations made thereunder shall continue to apply to that inquiry, investigation or proceedings as if this Act had not been enacted.
(2)  For the purposes of subsection (1), the Dental Board shall continue to exist to complete its hearing of those proceedings and make such order or decision as it could have made under the repealed Act and the regulations made thereunder.
(3)  Any order or decision made by the Dental Board pursuant to the provisions of the repealed Act or the regulations made thereunder shall be treated as an order or decision under this Act and shall have the same force and effect as if it had been made or given by the Disciplinary Committee pursuant to the powers vested in the Disciplinary Committee under this Act.
(4)  Nothing in this section shall be taken as prejudicing section 16 of the Interpretation Act (Cap. 1).
Further transitional provisions
67.  The Minister may by regulations make such further transitional provisions as he considers necessary or expedient.
Consequential amendments to other written laws
68.  In any written law and in any document —
(a)
any reference to the repealed Act shall be construed as a reference to this Act;
(b)
any reference to the Dental Board shall be construed as a reference to the Council;
(c)
any reference to the President of the Dental Board shall be construed as a reference to the President of the Council; and
(d)
any reference to a registered dentist shall be construed as a reference to a registered dentist under this Act.