—(1) Subject to the provisions of this Act, the following persons shall be entitled to be registered as dentists:
any person who holds a degree of Bachelor of Dental Surgery granted by the University of Singapore or the National University of Singapore;
any person who holds a degree in dentistry granted by any university included in the Schedule;
any person who holds a degree in dentistry granted by any university, corporation, college or other body outside Singapore which is not included in the Schedule but whom the Minister, after consulting the Council, determines to be entitled to be registered as a dentist;
any person who is resident in Singapore temporarily for the exclusive purpose of teaching, research or postgraduate study in an institution accepted for that purpose by the Council and who possesses qualifications in dentistry which in the opinion of the Council are adequate.
(2) The registration of any person referred to in subsection (1)(b), (c) or (d) may be subject to such conditions as the Council may determine.
(3) Without prejudice to the generality of subsection (2), the conditions referred to in that subsection may, in the case of a person referred to in subsection (1)(b) or (c), include a condition that the person shall work for a specified period in a company, firm or other organisation approved by the Council, and under the supervision of a registered dentist approved by the Council.
(4) Before advising the Minister under subsection (1)(c), the Council may require the person concerned to undergo and pass an examination conducted or arranged by the Council to satisfy itself that the person holds a degree in dentistry that is not lower in standard than that required of a person who holds —
a degree of Bachelor of Dental Surgery of the National University of Singapore; or
a degree in dentistry granted by any university included in the Schedule.
(5) The Minister may, after consulting the Council, by notification in the Gazette, vary or amend the Schedule.