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Dental Technicians Amendment Act, No. 43 of 1997

Long title

To amend the Dental Technicians Act, 1979, in relation to the definitions; in order to provide for the recognition of the professions of dental technologist and clinical dental technologist; to constitute a new South African Dental Technicians Council and to make transitional arrangements therefor; to provide for the re-appointment or re-election of a member of that Council for one further term only; to provide for the extension of the acts which may be performed by a dental laboratory assistant; to provide for the registration of dental laboratory assistants; to provide for the direct billing of patients or medical aid schemes by dental technician contractors; to provide that a business in which acts specially pertaining to the profession of dental technician or dental technologist are performed, may be carried out by associations or juristic persons; to provide that a fine may also be imposed upon a conviction of misconduct; to increase penalties so as to cope with inflation; to amend certain obsolete references; to provide for the rationalisation of certain laws relating to dental technicians that have remained in force in the various territories of the national territory of the Republic by virtue of the Constitution of the Republic of South Africa, 1996; and to provide for matters connected therewith.

Table of contents

1. Amendment of section 1 of Act 19 of 1979
2. Amendment of section 3 of Act 19 of 1979
3. Amendment of section 4 of Act 19 of 1979
4. Amendment of section 5 of Act 19 of 1979
5. Amendment of section 6 of Act 19 of 1979...
6. Amendment of section 10 of Act 19 of 1979
7. Amendment of section 11 of Act 19 of 1979...
8. Amendment of section 12 of Act 19 of 1979
9. Amendment of section 13 of Act 19 of 1979
10. Amendment of heading to Chapter 2 of Act 19 of 1979
11. Amendment of section 16 of Act 19 of 1979
12. Substitution of section 17 of Act 19 of 1979
13. Substitution of section 18 of Act 19 of 1979
14. Substitution of section 19 of Act 19 of 1979
15. Amendment of section 20 of Act 19 of 1979
16. Substitution of section 21 of Act 19 of 1979
17. Substitution of section 22 of Act 19 of 1979
18. Amendment of section 23 of Act 19 of 1979
19. Amendment of section 24 of Act 19 of 1979
20. Substitution of section 27 of Act 19 of 1979
21. Amendment of section 28 of Act 19 of 1979
22. Amendment of section 29 of Act 19 of 1979
23. Amendment of section 30 of Act 19 of 1979
24. Amendment of section 31 of Act 19 of 1979
25. Substitution of section 32 of Act 19 of 1979
26. Insertion of section 32A in Act 19 of 1979
27. Amendment of section 33 of Act 19 of 1979
28. Amendment of section 36 of Act 19 of 1979
29. Amendment of section 43 of Act 19 of 1979
30. Amendment of section 44 of Act 19 of 1979
31. Amendment of section 46 of Act 19 of 1979
32. Amendment of section 47 of Act 19 of 1979
33. Amendment of section 49 of Act 19 of 1979
34. Amendment of section 50 of Act 19 of 1979
35. Substitution of certain expressions and words in Act 19 of 1979
36. Substitution of long title of Act 19 of 1979
37. Repeal of laws
38. Extension of application of Act 19 of 1979
39. Short
Sch. SCHEDULE [s37]
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