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Contents

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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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Conditional registration
14A.
—(1)  Subject to the provisions of this Act, any person who —
(a)
holds a degree from a university specified in the Schedule or any other degree which is, in the opinion of the Council, not lower in standing than a degree specified in that Schedule;
(b)
has been selected for employment in Singapore as a dentist in any hospital or other institution or dental practice approved by the Council; and
(c)
satisfies the Council that he has the knowledge and skill and has acquired the experience which is necessary for practice as a dentist,
shall, if the Council thinks fit so to direct, be registered as a dentist with conditional registration in the Register of Dentists.
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(2)  The Council may require a person with a degree, other than a degree specified in the Schedule, to undergo and pass an examination conducted or arranged by the Council or by such other person as the Council may appoint to satisfy itself that the degree is not lower in standing than a degree specified in the Schedule.
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(3)  The conditions of a person’s registration under this section shall be specified in the direction by virtue of which he is registered.
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(4)  Without prejudice to the power of the Council to impose conditions, the direction may specify —
(a)
that the person shall work for a specified period under the supervision of a fully registered dentist approved by the Council; and
(b)
the particular employment or the descriptions of employment for the purposes of which he is registered under this section.
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(5)  The Council may cancel the conditional registration of a dentist if —
(a)
the dentist has contravened any condition specified in the direction by virtue of which he is registered; or
(b)
the Council is of the opinion, having regard to the report of the dentist supervising him, if any, that he is unable to perform the duties of a dentist satisfactorily.
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(6)  A person who is or has been registered with conditional registration may, after the expiration of the period of supervision specified under subsection (4)(a), apply to the Council to be registered as a fully registered dentist.
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(7)  If the Council thinks fit so to direct, having regard to the knowledge and skill shown and the experience acquired by the applicant, he shall be registered under section 14(1) as a fully registered dentist.
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(8)  On a dentist with conditional registration becoming registered otherwise than conditionally or on his registration being cancelled under subsection (5), his name shall be removed from Part II of the Register of Dentists.
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