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Registration of Dentists Act 1931 (NI)

Act No. 8 of 1931
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This is an Act of the previous Norfolk Island Legislative Assembly that was continued in force under s16 and 16A of the Norfolk Island Act 1979.
Administered by: Infrastructure and Regional Development
Registered 14 Dec 2015
Date of repeal 01 Jul 2016
Repealed by Norfolk Island Continued Laws Amendment Ordinance 2015

 

NORFOLK                            ISLAND

 

 

 

REGISTRATION OF DENTISTS ACT 1931

 

[Consolidated as at 19 August 2013

on the authority of the Administrator

and in accordance with

the Enactments Reprinting Act 1980]

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TABLE OF PROVISIONS

 

         1.      Short title

         2.      Register

         3.      Mode of registration

         4.      Qualification for registration

         5.      Fees

         6.      Fraudulent registration

         7.      Unregistered person not to practice dentistry

         8.      Exemption of medical practitioners


 

NORFOLK                            ISLAND

 

 

 

Registration of Dentists Act 1931

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An Act to provide for the registration of dentists.

 

Short title

      1.         This Act may be cited as the Registration of Dentists Act 1931.

Register

      2.         The Minister shall cause to be kept a Register to be called “The Register of Dentists”.

Mode of registration

      3.         (1)        A person shall be registered by the entering of his name together with any required particulars in the Register.

                  (2)        Every such entry shall be signed by the Minister.

Qualification for registration

      4.         Any dentist registered or entitled to be registered under the law in force in any State or Territory of the Commonwealth or in New Zealand and whose name has not been removed from the Register of the State, Territory or New Zealand in which he is registered for fraud or any unprofessional conduct shall be entitled to apply to the Minister to be registered under this Act.

Fees

      5.         Every person registered under this Act shall pay to the Administration upon registration a fee of 3 fee units.

Fraudulent registration

      6.         Any person who obtains registration under this Act by means of any false or fraudulent representation or by the production of any false certificate or testimonial shall be guilty of an offence.

Penalty:           20 penalty units.


Unregistered person not to practice dentistry

      7.         Any person, other than a dentist registered under this Act, who performs for fee or reward any dental operation shall be guilty of an offence.

Penalty:           20 penalty units.

Exemption of medical practitioners

      8.   Nothing in this Act shall apply to any duly registered medical practitioner who in the ordinary course of his practice performs any dental operation.

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NOTES

The Registration of Dentists Act 1931 as shown in this consolidation comprises Act No. 8 of 1931 and amendments as indicated in the Tables below.

Enactment

Number and year

Date of commencement

Application saving or transitional provision

 

 

 

 

Registration of Dentists Act 1931

8, 1931

14.10.31

 

 

 

 

 

Fees Act 1976

3, 1976

31.5.76

 

 

 

 

 

Ordinances Citation Act 1976

11, 1976

25.11.76

 

 

 

 

 

Ordinances Revision (Decimal Currency) Act 1980

31, 1980

15.1.81

 

 

 

 

 

Statute Law Revision (Penalties and Fees) Act 1984

9, 1985

13.5.85

4

 

 

 

 

Statute Law Revision (Self-Government) No. 2 Act 1991

9, 1991

27.6.91

 

 

 

 

 

Statutes Amendment (Fees) (No. 2) Act 1999

17, 1999

17.7.00

 

 

[previously consolidated as at 1 July 2002]

 

 

 

 

 

 

Interpretation (Amendment) Act 2012

[to substitute throughout —Commonwealth Minister for Minister; and to substitute Minister for executive member]

14, 2012

28.12.12

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

Table of Amendments

 

ad =    added or inserted

am = amended

rep = repealed

rs =      repealed and substituted

Provisions affected

How affected

 

 

 

1

am

  3, 1976;  11, 1976

 

2

am

  9, 1991

 

3

am

  9, 1991

 

4

am

  9, 1991

 

5

am

  3, 1976;  9, 1985;  9, 1991;  17, 1999

 

6, 7

am

31, 1980;  9, 1985

 

 

 

 

 

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© Norfolk Island Government 2013

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