1 The Dental Profession Act UNEDITED being Chapter 140 of The Revised Statutes of Saskatchewan, 1920 (assented to November 10, 1920). NOTE: This consolidation is not official. Amendments have been incorporated for convenience of reference and the original statutes and regulations should be consulted for all purposes of interpretation and application of the law. In order to preserve the integrity of the original statutes and regulations, errors that may have appeared are reproduced in this consolidation.
2 Table of Contents SHORT TITLE 1 Short title 2 College of Dental Surgeons QUALIFICATION OF MEMBERS 3 Membership 4 Evidence of character and age COUNCIL OF THE COLLEGE 5 Composition of council 6 Annual election 7 Voters 8 Voting 9 Counting ballots 10 Equality of votes 11 Spoiled ballots 12 Disposition of ballot papers 13 Objection to ballots 14 Resignations 15 Vacancies 16 Notice of election 17 Contested election OFFICERS 18 Election of officers MEETINGS 19 Meetings 20 Powers 21 Quorum POWERS 22 Bylaws, rules and regulations 23 Admission of students 24 Matriculation examinations 25 Date of examinations 26 Examination of candidates FEES 27 Payment of fee 28 Board of examiners 29 Fees 30 Salaries REGISTRATION 31 Register 32 Appeal to council 33 Deposit of articles 34 Annual registration fee LICENSES 35 Annual license 36 Annual register 37 Appeal to council 38 Removal of name from register 39 Appeal to judge PRACTITIONERS 40 Persons entitled to practise dentistry 41 No right of action 42 Qualified practitioner may recover charges 43 Reinstatement DISCIPLINARY 44 Complaints 45 Subpœnas 46 Appeal to judge 47 Costs on frivolous complaints PUBLIC PROTECTION 48 Right to practise a personal one 49 No student in charge 50 No trade name 51 Examination after studentship 52 Unqualified person practising 53 Fines 54 Time for bringing action 55 Onus of proof 56 Rights of physicians and surgeons 57 Clinical instruction FUNDS OF COLLEGE 58 Money paid treasurer SCHEDULE
3 CHAPTER 140 An Act respecting the Dental Profession of Saskatchewan SHORT TITLE Short title 1 This Act may be cited as The Dental Profession Act. R.S.S. 1909, c.108, s.1; R.S.S. 1920, c.140, s.1. College of Dental Surgeons 2(1) The of Saskatchewan Surgeons is continued as a body corporate with power to acquire, hold and dispose of real and personal property for its corporate imposes. (2) The college shall consist of its present members and those who may hereafter become members in accordance with the provisions of this Act. QUALIFICATION OF MEMBERS R.S.S. 1909, c.108, s.2 (redrawn); R.S.S. 1920, c.140, s.2. Membership 3 The following persons shall be entitled, upon payment of the proper fees, to be registered as members of the college and to receive licenses (form A) to practise dentistry and dental surgery: (a) any person who, having been articled to and employed by a member of the college, has served the term and passed the examinations required by the bylaws, rules and regulations of the college; (b) any person who is a graduate of any school or college of dentistry in any of the provinces of Canada having authority to grant licenses or diplomas to practise dentistry and dental surgery, or is a graduate in dentistry of a Canadian university, and who, having produced such evidence of his qualifications as the council may require has passed the final examination required for registration under this Act; (c) any person who is a member or graduate of an association school or college in the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland, empowered to grant a license or diploma to practise dentistry and dental surgery, and who satisfies the council of his qualifications and passes the final examination prescribed for registration; (d) any graduate of a school or college of dentistry in the United States of America recognised by the University of Saskatchewan who satisfies the university of his qualifications and passes the final examination prescribed for registration;
4 4 c. 140 DENTAL PROFESSION (e) any person who produces a certificate of qualification from the Dominion Dental Council to practise dentistry and dental surgery, and with it satisfactory evidence that such certificate has not been revoked. R.S.S. 1909, c.108, s.8; 1917, c.20, s.2 (redrawn); R.S.S. 1920, c.140, s.3. Evidence of character and age 4 No person shall be registered under the provisions of this Act unless he satisfies the council that he is a person of good character and is of the full age of twenty-one years. R.S.S. 1909, c.108, ss.4 and 5 (redrawn); R.S.S. 1920, c.140, s.4. COUNCIL OF THE COLLEGE Composition of council 5 The business of the college shall continue to be transacted by a council of five members in good standing resident in the province at the time of their election, who shall hold office for a period of two years from the date of their election or until their successors are elected. R.S.S. 1909, c.108, s.6 (redrawn); R.S.S. 1920, c.140, s.5. Annual election 6 The annual election of members of the college shall be held at such time and place as are decided upon by the council, of which election one month s notice in writing shall be given to each member of the college whose name appears on the last annual register of members. R.S.S. 1909, c.108, s.8; R.S.S. 1920, c.140, s.6. Voters 7 The persons qualified to vote at the annual election of members of the council shall be the members of the college who at the date of such election are residing in the province and whose names appear on the last annual register. R.S.S. 1909, c.108, s.9; R.S.S. 1920, c.140, s.7. Voting 8 Every member desiring to vote at an election of members of the council shall write on the voting paper, which shall be in form prescribed by the council the names of the persons for whom he desires to vote, subscribe his signature thereto and return such voting paper to the secretary in a sealed envelope marked voting paper ; and only such voting papers as are received by the secretary up to the hour fixed for holding the election shall be counted by him. R.S.S. 1909, c.108, s.10; R.S.S. 1920, c.140, s.8.
5 DENTAL PROFESSION c Counting ballots 9 The ballots so cast shall at the hour fixed for holding the election be opened and counted by the members of the council whose term of office has not expired and the required number of members receiving the highest number of votes cast shall be declared elected; all members of the college shall be entitled to be present at the counting of such ballots. R.S.S. 1909, c.108, s.11; R.S.S. 1920, c.140, s.9. Equality of votes 10 In the event of two or more candidates at any election receiving an equal number of votes, the president shall determine which of said members shall be elected, and on the occasion of the first election shall determine in the event of an equality of votes being received by two or more members which of said members shall be elected for a term of two years and which for a term of one year. R.S.S. 1909, c.108, s.12; R.S.S. 1920, c.140, s.10. Spoiled ballots 11 In the event of a member voting for a greater number of members of the council than the number required to be elected, his ballot shall be deemed to be spoiled and shall not be counted. Spoiled ballots shall be placed in a separate envelope and delivered to the secretary who, on the expiration of one month from the date of election, shall destroy the same. R.S.S. 1909, c.105, s.12 (redrawn); R.S.S. 1920, c.140, s.11. Disposition of ballot papers 12 The members of the council counting the ballots shall, after the ballots have been counted and the result declared, place all the ballots in an envelope, securely seal the same and deliver it to the secretary who shall retain it for one month and shall, at the expiration of that time, if no proceedings are taken in the meantime to set aside the election, destroy the ballots. R.S.S. 1909, c.108, s.14 (redrawn); R.S.S. 1920, c.140, s.12. Objection to ballots 13 Any member present at any election may object to any ballot cast at such election on the ground that the person casting the same is not qualified to vote, and all such objections shall be determined by the members of the council counting the ballots, and such members of the council may make any such inquiries and take such evidence as may be necessary to satisfy themselves as to the right of the member casting said ballot to vote at such election and in the event of their deciding that the person casting the ballot was not entitled to vote such ballot shall be forthwith destroyed. R.S.S. 1909, c.108, s.15; R.S.S. 1920, c.140, s.13. Resignations 14 A member of the council may at any time during his term of office resign his membership in the council by notice in writing directed to the secretary. R.S.S. 1909, c.108, s.16 (redrawn); R.S.S. 1920, c.140, s.14.
6 6 c. 140 DENTAL PROFESSION Vacancies 15 In the event of a vacancy occurring in the council in consequence of the resignation or death of a member or his permanent removal from the province the remaining members shall at the first meeting of council, after such vacancy has occurred, elect a member of the college to fill the vacancy for the remainder of the term of the person who resigned, died or removed. R.S.S. 1909, c.108, s.17 (redrawn); R.S.S. 1920, c.140, s.15. Notice of election 16 The secretary of the council shall publish in the first issue of The Saskatchewan Gazette after the annual election of members of the council, or after any meeting at which a member has been elected to fill a vacancy, a notice giving the names of the person or persons elected. R.S.S. 1909, c.108, s.18 (redrawn); R.S.S. 1920, c.140, s.16. Contested election 17(1) Any member of the college desiring to contest the validity of an election of members of the council may, within ten days from the date of publication of the notice referred to in section 16 petition a judge of the Court of King s Bench, praying that the election may be set aside. (2) The judge shall thereupon appoint a time and place for hearing and determining the matter complained of and shall, upon bearing the parties and the evidence adduced, decide the matters in question, and his decision shall be final. (3) The judge shall in dealing with such petition have all the powers which may be exercised by him when sitting in court. R.S.S. 1909, c.108, s.19; R.S.S. 1920, c.140, s.17. OFFICERS Election of officers 18 The officers of the college shall be a president, a vice president and a secretary treasurer who shall be elected by the members of the council from their number at the first meeting thereof held after the annual election and who shall hold office for one year or until their successors are elected. R.S.S. 1909, c.108, s.20; R.S.S. 1920, c.140, s.18. MEETINGS Meetings 19 The council shall hold at least two meetings in each year at such times and places in the province as the members of the council may determine. R.S.S. 1909, c.108, s.21; R.S.S. 1920, c.140, s.19.
7 DENTAL PROFESSION c Powers 20 The council shall have power to conduct final or intermediate examinations of students and applicants for registration and to transact such other business in connection with the college as may properly be brought before them. R.S.S. 1909, c.108, s.22; R.S.S. 1920, c.140, s.20. Quorum 21 The council shall not transact business at any meeting at which less than a majority of the members of the council are present. R.S.S. 1909, c.108, s.23; R.S.S. 1920, c.140, s.21. POWERS Bylaws, rules and regulations 22 The council may make such bylaws, rules and regulations as are necessary for carrying out the provisions of this Act and for the guidance, government, discipline and regulation of the college and its members, including rules of professional ethics: Provided that no bylaw, rule or regulation shall prevent a licensed practitioner who has paid his annual registration fee, from advertising in his own name, or that of a firm to which he belongs, the professional qualifications of himself, his partners and associates, or from offering his or their services to the public by means of advertisements. Nor shall any such bylaw, rule or regulation restrict the manner, form or amount of such adverusrng; Provided further that no member of the college shall either directly or indirectly publish or circulate any fraudulent or misleading statement as to the methods of any person or an operator, or advertise in any other manner with a view of deceiving or defrauding the public, or use, or advertise as using any drugs, material, medicine, formula, system or anaesthetic which is either falsely advertised, misnamed, or not in reality used, or in any advertisement state fees for materials or services. 1917, c.20, s.3; R.S.S. 1920, c.140, s.22. Admission of students 23(1) The University of Saskatchewan, shall have authority to make regulations respecting the matriculation or preliminary examination of students entering upon the study of the profession of dentistry and to accept in lieu of such matriculation or preliminary examination any other satisfactory examination and the council shall have authority to determine the period for which such students shall be articled to and employed under a member of the college. (2) The University of Saskatchewan shall have authority, after consultation with the council, to prescribe the curriculum for students and the examinations to be passed to entitle them to registration, and to make rules and regulations for the conduct of such examinations. R.S.S. 1909, c.108, s.25; 1917, c.20, s.4 (redrawn); R.S.S. 1920, c.140, s.23.
8 8 c. 140 DENTAL PROFESSION Matriculation examinations 24 The matriculation or preliminary examination provided in section 23 shall be passed by all persons applying to be admitted as students of dentistry prior to becoming articled to any member of the college: Provided that a certificate from any university in Canada or from any university in the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland, that the applicant has passed the matriculation examination prescribed by the curriculum of any such university, or a certificate from the University of Saskatchewan that the applicant has presented a certificate approved by the university that he has passed an examination accepted by the university as the equivalent of the matriculation examination herein mentioned, shall be accepted in lieu of the preliminary examination or inatriculation required by this Act. R.S.S. 1909, c.108, s.26; 1917, c.90, s.5; R.S.S. 1920, c.140, s.24. Date of examinations 25 The matriculation or preliminary examination for the admission of students shall be held at such times and places in each year as may be determined by the university and all persons desiring to be so examined and pay to the registrar of the university the fees required for such examination. R.S.S c.108, s.27; 1917, c.20, s.6; R.S.S. 1920, c.140, s.25. Examination of candidates 26 The University of Saskatchewan shall also have power to examine applying for a license under the provisions of section 3 and after consultation with the council, to make all regulations necessary for the conduct of such examinations and to appoint such times and places therefor as they deem fit. R.S.S. 1909, c.108, s.28; 1917, c.20, s.7; R.S.S. 1920, c.140, s.26. FEES Payment of fee 27 Every person who is desirous of taking any examination other than the matriculation or preliminary examination shall notify the registrar of the university and shall pay to him the fee required for such examination. 1917, c.20, s.8; R.S.S. 1920, c.140, s.27. Board of examiners 28 The university may, after consultation with the council appoint a board of examiners to examine all candidates. The board shall be governed by the regulations of the university in that behalf adopted after consultation with the council, and shall report the result of such examinations to the registrar of the university and to the council. 1917, c.20, s.9; R.S.S. 1920, c.140, s.28.
9 DENTAL PROFESSION c Fees 29(1) The council may fix and determine the annual registration fee to be paid by the members of the college. (2) There shall be payable by students and persons applying for a license the following fees and no others: (a) to the registrar of the University of Saskatchewan for each matriculation or preliminary examination, $10; (b) to the registrar of the University of Saskatchewan for each professional examination, $35; (c) to the council for registration, $50. R.S.S. 1909, c.108, s.81; 1917, c.20, s.10; R.S.S. 1920, c.140, s.29. Salaries 30 The council may fix the salary or remuneration to be paid or allowed to the officers of the college and to the members of the council for attendance at the meetings thereof and to the board of examiners in respect of the services to be performed by them in connection with the holding of examinations as hereinbefore provided. REGISTRATION R.S.S. 1909, c.108, s.32; R.S.S. 1920, c.140, s.30. Register 31 The council shall cause to be kept by the secretary a register (form B) in which he shall enter the names of the present members of the college and of all persons who having complied with the provisions of this Act and of the rules, regulations and bylaws made thereunder are entitled to receive a license, and those persons only whose names are inscribed in such register shall receive the annual license as hereinafter provided. Such register shall be open to inspection at all times. R.S.S. 1909, c.108, s.33; R.S.S. 1920, c.140, s.31. Appeal to council 32 Every person who applies to have his name entered in the register may appeal to the council of the college from any decision of the secretary and the council shall hear the appeal and determine the matters in question. R.S.S. 1909, c.108, s.34; R.S.S. 1920, c.140, s.32. Deposit of articles 33(1) Every person articled to a member of the college shall, within one month after entering into his articles of indenture, deposit with the secretary treasurer of the college a copy of the articles and the secretary treasurer shall thereupon enter the names of such person in the register of students (form F) as a student in dentistry. (2) Every student whose articles of indenture are assigned, shall, within one month after the date of the assignment, deposit with the secretary a copy thereof and the the secretary shall note in register of students the date of the assignment and the nafra of the member of the college to whom the articles have been assigned. R.S.S. 1909, c.108, s.35 (redrawn); R.S.S. 1920, c.140, s.33.
10 10 c. 140 DENTAL PROFESSION Annual registration fee 34 Every member of the college in active practice in the province shall on or before the fifteenth day of January in every year pay to the secretary treasurer the annual registration fee and every person who subsequent to the fifteenth day of January receives a license to practise shall before entering upon active practice pay such registration fee. R.S.S. 1909, c.108, s.36; R.S.S. 1920, c.140, s.34. LICENSES Annual license 35 Upon receipt of the annual registration fee, the secretary shall forthwith issue to the person from whom such fee is received a license to practise the profession of dentistry and dental surgery (form C) for the year in respect of which such fee is paid which certificate shall be sealed with the corporate seal of the college and signed by the president and secretary thereof, and such license shall be prima facie evidence in all courts of the province and in all proceedings of whatsoever description that the person named therein is duly licensed to practise dentistry. R.S.S. 1909, c.108, s.37; R.S.S. 1920, c.140, s.35. Annual register 36 The secretary of the college shall immediately after the fifteenth day of January in each year, prepare an annual register (form D) such register to contain the names and addresses of all members of the college who have paid the annual registration fee, and he shall cause the same to be printed and, a copy of the register shall be sent to each member of the college. R.S.S. 1909, c.108, s.38; R.S.S. 1920, c.140, s.36. Appeal to council 37 Any person whose name is omitted from the annual register by the secretary may appeal from the decision of the secretary to the council, and the council may hear such evidence as may be adduced and give such decision as the nature of the case may require. R.S.S. 1909, c.108, s.39; R.S.S. 1920, c.140, s.37. Removal of name from register 38 If at any time it is proved to the satisfaction of the council that the name of any person has been improperly inserted in the annual register such name may be erased therefrom by the council. R.S.S. 1909, c.108, s.40; R.S.S. 1920, c.140, s.38. Appeal to judge 39(1) Any person who has applied for registration or for an annual certificate and whose application has been refused, or whose name has been removed by the council from the annual register as in section 38 mentioned, may at any time within six months from the date of the refusal or erasure appeal to a judge of the Court of King s Bench for such relief as the nature of the case may require.
11 DENTAL PROFESSION c (2) The judge shall appoint a time and place for hearing the appeal and cause due notice thereof to be given to all parties interested and at the time and place appointed he may hear the evidence adduced and make such order as the nature of the case requires including an order as to payment of costs. R.S.S. 1909, c.108, s.41 (redrawn); R.S.S. 1920, c.140, s.39. PRACTITIONERS Persons entitled to practise dentistry 40(1) All persons who have received a license to practise under this Act and who have paid the annual registration fee and no other persons save as hereinafter provided dentistry shall be entitled to practise the profession of dentistry and dental surgery in the province. (2) Any of the following persons may practise dentistry and dental surgery as assistant to a duly licensed practitioner who has paid the annual registration fee, namely: (a) a graduate of any school of dentistry in Canada having authority to grant licenses or diplomas to practise dentistry; (b) a member or graduate of an association, school or college in the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland having authority to grant licenses or diplomas to practise dentistry and dental surgery; (c) a graduate of any school or college of dentistry in one of the United States of America recognised and approved by the University of Saskatchewan; and (d) any person having a certificate of qualification to practise dentistry from the Dominion Dental Council. (3) Any person employing an assistant shall within fifteen days after the commencement of the employment notify the secretary of the council thereof and of the name and qualification of the assistant, and shall pay to the secretary with such notification a fee of $10. (4) Every person employed as an assistant shall within six months from the commencement of such employment, if so required by the council, pass an examination prescribed by the University of Saskatchewan upon practical work in connection with dentistry and dental surgery, and within eighteen months from the commencement of such employment pass the final examination, and in case of failure to pass such final examination, shall not again act as an assistant to any practising dentist until he has passed the final examination; but the University of Saskatchewan may, where deemed advisable, allow such assistant, notwithstanding failure to pass such examination to continue his employment as such assistant until he has had opportunity of passing such supplement examination as the university may prescribe: Provided, however, that any such assistant shall not be employed in any capacity other than under the personal supervision of a duly licensed practitioner. R.S.S. 1909, c.108, s.142; 1916, c.37, s.19(2); 1917, c.20, s.11 (redrawn); R.S.S. 1920, c.140, s.40.
12 12 c. 140 DENTAL PROFESSION No right of action 41 No person shall recover in any court any fee or remuneration in respect of professional services rendered or materials provided in the practice of the profession of dentistry or dental surgery unless at the time the services are rendered or materials provided, be holds a license from the college to practise: Provided, that a duly licensed practitioner, who has paid the annual registration fee may sue for recovery of fees or remuneration charged by him in respect of services rendered by an assistant qualified as in section 40 mentioned. R.S.S. 1909, c.108, s.43; 1916, c.87, s.19(3) (redrawn); R.S.S. 1920, c.140, s.41. Qualified practitioner may recover charges 42 Every person who has been licensed as herein provided shall be entitled to demand, sue for and recover in any court of the province having jurisdiction with such costs as are by such court allowed the reasonable charges of such person for professional aid, advice and visits and the costs of any medicine, material or surgical appliances supplied while such person was so licensed. R.S.S. 1909, c.108, s.44; R.S.S. 1920, c.140, s.42. Reinstatement 43 Any person licensed as herein provided who has made default in payment of the annual registration fee in one or more years and whose name has by reason of such nonpayment been omitted from the annual register may have his name entered upon such annual register upon payment to the secretary treasurer of the college of the annual registration fee for the then current year and for each year in which default has been made and upon such payment being made the secretary treasurer shall issue to such person an annual license for the then current year. DISCIPLINARY R.S.S. 1909, c.108, s.45; R.S.S. 1920, c.140, s.43. Complaints 44(1) The council shall have jurisdiction to hear and determine any complaint made against a member of the college of having violated an of the provisions of this Act or of the bylaws, rules or regulations of the council, or any complaint of malpractice. (2) Upon receipt of such complaint the council shall fix a time and place for hearing the same, of which time and place the person accused and the complainant shall have due notice, and at the time and place so fixed the council shall meet and hear such evidence as is adduced, and if the charge is found to be proven the council may suspend such member from practice for such period as it sees fit or may cancel his license and erase his name from the register. (3) The member suspended or whose license is cancelled may be reinstated, his license renewed and all his rights and privileges thereunder restored in such manner and upon such terms and conditions as the council deems meet. R.S.S. 1909, c.108, s.46; 1917, c.20, s.12 (redrawn); R.S.S. 1920, c.140, s.44.
13 DENTAL PROFESSION c Subpœnas 45 The person against whom any such complaint is made together with the person preferring the same or the council may obtain from the registrar of the court of King s Bench a subpœna ad testificandum or a subpœna duces tecum requiring the attendance of any witness or witnesses before the council at the hearing of such complaint. R.S.S. 1909, c.108, s.47; R.S.S. 1920, c.140, s.45. Appeal to judge 46 Any person suspended from practice or whose license has been cancelled and whose name has been erased from the register may, at any time within six months after the date of the order of the council, appeal to a judge of the Court of King s Bench for such relief as the nature of the case may require and the judge to whom such appeal has been taken shall after due notice to all parties concerned hear said appeal and may make such order as to the restoration of the name of the appellant or confirming such erasure or for further inquiries into the facts of the case by the council and as to costs as shall be just. R.S.S. 1909, c.108, s.48; R.S.S. 1920, c.140, s.46. Costs on frivolous complaints 47 The council may order to be paid out of the funds at their disposal such costs as to them seem just to any person against whom any complaint has been made which when formally determined is found to be frivolous and vexatious. PUBLIC PROTECTION R.S.S. 1909, c.108, s.49; R.S.S. 1920, c.140, s.47. Right to practise a personal one 48 The right by this Act conferred upon a member of the college holding an annual unexpired certificate to practise the profession of dentistry or dental surgery in the province is a personal right, and every such member so practising shall at his office or place of practice, by a proper sign conspicuously placed, set forth his proper name. (2) Nothing herein contained shall be deemed or construed to prevent a partnership between two or more duly registered and licensed members of the college: Provided that the proper name of each member of the partnership shall at all times be conspicuously displayed in manner aforesaid. (3) Nothing herein shall be deemed or construed to prevent a duly licensed and registered member of the college entering the employ of any other duly registered and licensed member of the college actually engaged in practising the profession of dentistry and dental surgery in the province. 1917, c.20, s.13; R.S.S. 1920, c.140, s.48.
14 14 c. 140 DENTAL PROFESSION No student in charge 49 No student shall be placed in charge of a dental office or place where dental work is carried on, and no member of the college shall leave or permit his office or place to be left in charge of a student to perform dental operations during the absence of the principal. 1917, c.20, s.13; R.S.S. 1920, c.140, s.49. No trade name 50 No member of the college shall, in the practice of the profession of dentistry or dental surgery, use any trade name or designation, or corporate name, or any distinguishing name which does not include the name of such member, for premises in which he carries on the practice of his profession, but every such member shall for all purposes in connection with his profession use his own proper name. 1917, c.20, s.13; R.S.S. 1920, c.140, s.50. Examination after studentship 51(1) Every student shall present himself for examination forthwith upon the determination of the period of service prescribed as a condition precedent to such examination, and in the event of a student neglecting or being unable from any cause to so present himself, he shall forthwith make application to the council for an extension of the term of his studentship. (2) The council may extend such term of studentship upon such conditions as the council may think fit. 1917, c.20, s.13; R.S.S. 1920, c.140, s.51. Unqualified person practising 52 Any person not holding a license to practise dentistry or dental surgery, or who has not paid the annual fees payable by him in any year as hereinbefore provided, and who: (a) practises the profession of dentistry or dental surgery either publicly or privately for hire, gain or hope of reward; or (b) wilfully pretends and holds himself out to be duly qualified to practise dentistry; or (c) assumes any title, addition or description implying or calculated to lead the public to infer that he is duly qualified; shall be liable on summary conviction to a penalty of not less than $50 nor more than $200 for a first offence and to a penalty of not less than $100 nor more than $400 for each subsequent offence. R.S.S. 1909, c.108, s.1, 1917, c.20, s.14 (redrawn); R.S.S. 1920, c.140, s.52. Fines 53 The convicting justice shall forthwith after payment of the amount of the penalty to be paid by any such person so convicted as aforesaid transmit the, same to the secretary treasurer of the college and such penalty shall form part of the funds of the college. R.S.S. 1009, c.108, s.52; R.S.S. 1920, c.140, s.53.
15 DENTAL PROFESSION c Time for bringing action 54 Any prosecution of any member of the college under and by virtue of the provisions of this Act shall be commenced within six months after the date of the commission of the alleged offence. R.S.S. 1909, c.108, s.53; R.S.S. 1920, c.140, s.54. Onus of proof 55 In any prosecution under the provisions of this Act for any of the offences set out in section 52 the onus proof that the person against whom such charge is laid is duly entitled to practise dentistry and dental surgery and is duly registered under the provisions of this Act shall be upon the person against whom the said charge is made. R.S.S. 1909, c.108, s.54; R.S.S. 1920, c.140, s.55. Rights of physicians and surgeons 56 Nothing in this Act contained shall interfere with the privileges conferred upon physicians and surgeons by the various Acts relating to the practice of medicine and surgery in the province; but in case a physician and surgeon shall desire to practise denistry as a profession and to publicly avow himself as a practitioner of said profession he shall first obtain a license from the council by paying th necessary fees and passing an examination in operative and mechanical dentistry only. 1909, c.108, s.55; R.S.S. 1920, c.140, s.56. Clinical instruction 57 Nothing in this Act shall prevent any duly indentured and registered student of dentistry from receiving clinical instruction and practice under the personal supervision of a member of the college. R.S.S. 1909, c.198, s.56; R.S.S. 1920, c.140, s.57. FUNDS OF COLLEGE Money paid treasurer 58 All fees and other moneys payable under and by virtue of the provisions of this Act shall be paid to the secretary treasurer of the college and shall be applied by direction of the council for the purposes of the college. R.S.S. 1909, c.108, s.57; R.S.S. 1920, c.140, s.58.
16 16 c. 140 DENTAL PROFESSION SCHEDULE FORM A (Section 3) LICENSE TO PRACTISE DENTISTRY The College of Dental Surgeons of Saskatchewan by virtue of authority vested in it by the Legislature of Saskatchewan awards this certificate to who has complied with all the requirements of the law regarding the practice of dentistry and after due examination or by application to the council has been adjudged qualified to practise dentistry in all its branches in Saskatchewan. In witness whereof we the undersigned members of the council of the college have hereunto signed our names and attached the corporate seal of the college this day of one thousand nine hundred and.... President.... Vice President.... Secretary. FORM B (Section 31) REGISTER Name Residence Qualification A. B. Certificate of license, 15th March, C. D. 6 months practice prior to November 22nd, E. F. Member of (stating name of college or school and where situate)
17 DENTAL PROFESSION c FORM C (Section 35) CERTIFICATE OF ANNUAL REGISTRATION I hereby certifying that A. B., being the holder of a certificate of license to practise the profession of dentistry from the was on the day of, 19, duly registered as a member of The College of Dental Surgeons of Saskatchewan and is authorised to practise his profession up to the, subject to the provisions of The Dental Profession Act. Corporate Seal of the College. (Signed) E. F., Secretary of The College of Dental Surgeons of Saskatchewan. FORM D (Section 36) ANNUAL REGISTER OF MEMBERS OF THE COLLEGE OF DENTAL SURGEONS OF SASKATCHEWAN NAME ADDRESS
18 18 c. 140 DENTAL PROFESSION FORM E (Section 33) REGISTER OF STUDENTS OF DENTISTRY OF THE COLLEGE OF DENTAL SURGEONS OF SASKATCHEWAN. Date of To whom Date of No. Name Address matriculation articled articles Assignments Regina, Saskatchewan Printed by the authority of THE QUEEN S PRINTER