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Procedure for registrationE+W+S+N.I.

18 Procedure for registration.E+W+S+N.I.

(1)Subject to section 17 above and subsection (3) below, any right to registration [F1in the register] shall be conditional on the making of an application supported by such evidence as is required by subsection (2) below.

[F2(2)Any person applying to be registered [F3in the register] shall produce or send to the registrar—

(a)the document conferring or evidencing his licence or other qualification;

(b)a statement of his name and address and the other particulars (if any) required for registration; and

(c)in the case of an application made by virtue of subsection (2A) of section 15 above, evidence of the enforceable Community right on which he relies.]

(3)A dental authority may from time to time transmit to the registrar certified lists of the persons who are graduates or licentiates of that body in dentistry, stating the qualifications and places of residence of the persons included in the lists; and on receiving any such lists the registrar shall, subject to the provisions of this Act, duly register [F4in the register] those persons.

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F1Words in s. 18(1) inserted (coming into force in accordance with art. 1(4)-(7) of the amending S.I. (see the London Gazette, issue nos. 57734, 57975, 58050 and 58769, dated respectively 19.8.2005, 5.6.2006, 21.7.2006 and 18.7.2008)) by The Dentists Act 1984 (Amendment) Order 2005 (S.I. 2005/2011), art. 7(a) (with Sch. 7) (with transitional provisions in S.I. 2006/1671)

F2S. 18(2) substituted (1.7.1996) by S.I. 1996/1496, reg. 2(4)

F3Words in s. 18(2) inserted (coming into force in accordance with art. 1(4)-(7) of the amending S.I. (see the London Gazette, issue nos. 57734, 57975, 58050 and 58769, dated respectively 19.8.2005, 5.6.2006, 21.7.2006 and 18.7.2008)) by The Dentists Act 1984 (Amendment) Order 2005 (S.I. 2005/2011), art. 7(b) (with Sch. 7) (with transitional provisions in S.I. 2006/1671)

F4Words in s. 18(3) inserted (coming into force in accordance with art. 1(4)-(7) of the amending S.I. (see the London Gazette, issue nos. 57734, 57975, 58050 and 58769, dated respectively 19.8.2005, 5.6.2006, 21.7.2006 and 18.7.2008)) by The Dentists Act 1984 (Amendment) Order 2005 (S.I. 2005/2011), art. 7(c) (with Sch. 7) (with transitional provisions in S.I. 2006/1671)

19 Regulations with respect to the register.E+W+S+N.I.

(1)The Council may make regulations with respect to the form and keeping of the register and the making of entries and erasures in it, and in particular—

(a)prescribing a fee to be charged on the entry of a name in the register or on the restoration of any entry to the register;

(b)prescribing a fee to be charged in respect of the retention in the register of the name of a person first registered after 28th July 1921 in any year subsequent to the year in which that person was first registered;

(c)providing for the registration in and removal from the register in prescribed circumstances of additional diplomas held by a registered dentist and prescribing a fee to be charged in respect of the registration;

(d)authorising the registrar (notwithstanding anything in this Act) to refuse to make in or restore to the register any entry until a fee prescribed by regulations under this section has been paid.

[F5(2)Regulations under this section may authorise the registrar to erase from the register the name of a person who, after such notices and warnings as may be prescribed by the regulations, fails to pay a fee prescribed under subsection (1)(b).

(2A)Where a person’s name has been erased by virtue of regulations under this section, that name shall be restored to the register on that person’s application if he satisfies the registrar that he meets the requirements of—

(a)section 15(3)(a) to (c);

(b)section 26A; and

(c)any rules made under section 34B which apply to his case.

(2B)Where the registrar refuses to restore a person’s name to the register under subsection (2A), the registrar shall forthwith serve on the person concerned notification of the decision and of the reasons for it.]

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F5S. 19(2)-(2B) substituted for s. 19(2) (coming into force in accordance with art. 1(4)-(7) of the amending S.I. (see the London Gazette, issue nos. 57734, 57975, 58050 and 58769, dated respectively 19.8.2005, 5.6.2006, 21.7.2006 and 18.7.2008)) by The Dentists Act 1984 (Amendment) Order 2005 (S.I. 2005/2011), art. 8(a) (with Sch. 7) (with transitional provisions in S.I. 2006/1671)

F6S. 19(3)(4) omitted (coming into force in accordance with art. 1(4)-(7) of the amending S.I. (see the London Gazette, issue nos. 57734, 57975, 58050 and 58769, dated respectively 19.8.2005, 5.6.2006, 21.7.2006 and 18.7.2008)) by virtue of The Dentists Act 1984 (Amendment) Order 2005 (S.I. 2005/2011), art. 8(b) (with Sch. 7) (with transitional provisions in S.I. 2006/1671)

F720 Selection of proper abbreviations of overseas diplomas.E+W+S+N.I.

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F7S. 20 repealed (coming into force in accordance with art. 1(4)-(7) of the amending S.I. (see the London Gazette, issue nos. 57734, 57975, 58050 and 58769, dated respectively 19.8.2005, 5.6.2006, 21.7.2006 and 18.7.2008)) by The Dentists Act 1984 (Amendment) Order 2005 (S.I. 2005/2011), art. 9 (with Sch. 7) (with transitional provisions in S.I. 2006/1671)

F821 Notification of reasons for refusal of application for registration etc.E+W+S+N.I.

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F8S. 21 repealed (coming into force in accordance with art. 1(4)-(7) of the amending S.I. (see the London Gazette, issue nos. 57734, 57975, 58050 and 58769, dated respectively 19.8.2005, 5.6.2006, 21.7.2006 and 18.7.2008)) by The Dentists Act 1984 (Amendment) Order 2005 (S.I. 2005/2011), art. 9 (with Sch. 7) (with transitional provisions in S.I. 2006/1671)

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(1) Where a person who is a national of an EEA State (or is treated as such for the purposes of section 15(1)(b)) applies for registration under section 15(1)(b) [F10or (c)], the registrar shall notify him of the result of his application—

(a)within three months of the date when the registrar received all documents (or any remaining documents) that he needed to determine the application; or

(b)within such longer period as is allowed by article 13 of Community Council Directive No. 78/686/ EEC .

(2)The notification may be sent by post.

(3)In subsection (1)(b), “Community Council Directive No. 78/686/ EEC ” has the meaning given to it in Schedule 2, Part I, paragraph 1.]

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F9S. 21A inserted (14.4.1998) by S.I. 1998/811, reg. 21(1)

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