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s. 74 of

c. 122.

to sale of

In case of an appeal against any such notice, compliance with the requirements of the same may be postponed until after the day upon which such appeal shall be so decided as aforesaid, and the same, if confirmed in whole or in part, shall only take effect as and

from such day. Amendment of 19. Where under the provisions of the Metropolitan Building Act,

1855, and the Acts amending the same, with respect to dangerous 18 & 19 Vict.

structures, any structure is sold for payment of the expenses inwith respect curred in respect thereof by the Board in manner prescribed by

section seventy-four of the said Act, the person to whom the same dangerous structures.

is sold (herein-after referred to as “the purchaser"), his agents and servants, may enter upon the land whereon such structure is standing for the purpose of taking down the same and of removing the materials of which the same is constructed, and any person who refuses to admit the purchaser, his agents or servants, upon such land, or impedes him in removing such materials, shall be liable on conviction to a penalty not exceeding ten pounds, and to a further penalty of five pounds for every day after the first day during which such refusal continues.

Where the proceeds of the sale of any such structure under the said seventy-fourth section are insufficient to repay the Board the amount of the expenses incurred by them in respect of such structure, no part of the land whereon such structure stands or stood shall be built upon until after the balance due to the Board in respect of

such structure shall have been paid to the Board. Part II. of Act 20. Provided always, that the provisions of Part II. of this Act not to apply to shall not extend or apply to the city of London. city of London.

PART III. Power for

21. The architect of the Board, and any other person authorised architect and by the Board in writing under their seal, may at all reasonable persons autho- times after coinpletion or during construction, enter and inspect any rised by Board,

house, room, or other place kept open or intended to be kept open surveyor, to

for the public performance of stage plays, or for public dancing, enter and in

music, or other public entertainment of the like kind affected by spect theatres, music balls,

any of the provisions of this Act, or of any regulations made in buildings, and pursuance thereof; and the district surveyor of any district may works.

at all reasonable times during the progress and the three months next after the completion of any house, building, erection, or work in such district affected by and not exempted from any of the provisions of this Act, or by any byelaw made in pursuance of this Act, or by any terms or conditions upon which the observance of any such provisions or any of such byelaws may have been dispensed with, enter and inspect such house, building, erection, or work; and if any person refuses to admit such architect, person, or surveyor, or to afford him all reasonable assistance in such inspection, in every such case the person so refusing shall incur for each

offence a penalty not exceeding twenty pounds. Power to 22. For the purpose of complying with the requirements of any owners, &c. to notice or order served or made under the provisions of this Act on &c. to comply any owner, builder, or person in respect of any house, building, or with notices or other erection, room, or place, such owner, builder, or person, his

servants, workmen, and agents, may, after giving seven days notice

and district

arder.

in writing to the occupier of such house, building, or other erection, room, or place, and on production of such notice or order, enter such house, building, or other erection, room, or place, and do all such works, matters, and things therein or thereto, or in connexion therewith, as may be necessary; and if any person refuses to admit such owner, builder, or person, or his servants or workmen or agents, or to afford them all reasonable assistance, such person shall incur for each offence a penalty not exceeding twenty pounds.

23. Every penalty imposed by Part I. and Part III. of this Act Recovery of may be recovered by summary proceedings before any justice in like penalties. manner and subject to the like right of appeal as if the same were a penalty recoverable by summary proceedings under the Metropolis 18 &.19 Vict. Management Act, 1855, and the Acts amending the same; and c. 120. every penalty imposed by Part II. of this Act, or by any byelaw made in pursuance thereof, may be recovered by summary pro. ceedings before any justice in like manner and subject to the like right of appeal as if the same were a penalty recoverable by summary proceedings under the Metropolitan Building Act, 1855, and the 18 & 19 Vict. Acts amending the same : Provided always, that in any proceedings c. 122. against any person for more than one penalty in respect of one or more breach or breaches of any provision of this Act or of any byelaw made in pursuance of this Act, it shall be lawful to include in one summons all such penalties, and the charge for such summons shall not exceed two shillings.

24. Her Majesty's royal palaces, and all buildings, works, and Exceptions ground excepted from the operation of the Metropolis Management from Me

tropolis Act, 1855, and the Acts amending the game, or of any of the said

Management Acts, shall be excepted from the operation of the provisions of this Acts extended Act which are to be construed with such Acts, and all exemptions to this Act. from the provisions of any of the said Acts shall extend to such of 18 & 19 Vict. the provisions of this Act as are to be construed as aforesaid with such Acts.

25. Her Majesty's royal palaces, and all buildings, works, and Exceptions ground excepted from the operation of the Metropolitan Building from MetroAct, 1855, and the Acts amending the same, or of any of the said politan BuildActs, shall be excepted from the operation of the provisions of this extended to Act which are to be construed with such Acts, and all exemptions this Act. from the provisions of any of the said Acts shall extend to such of 18 & 19 Vict. the provisions of this Act as are to be construed as aforesaid with c. 122. such Acts.

26. Nothing in this Act, or in any byelaw of the Board, there- Act not to under, shall apply to the Inner Temple, the Middle Temple, Lincoln's apply to the Inn, Gray's Inn, Staple Inn, Furnival's Inn, or the close of the Middle Temple, collegiate church of Saint Peter, Westminster.

27. Nothing contained in this Act, or in any byelaw thereunder Saving rights made, shall apply to or shall authorise or empower the Board, or of the Crown, any vestry, district board, or district surveyor, to take, use, or in of Lancaster. any manner interfere with any land, soil, tenements, or hereditaments, or any rights of whatsoever nature, belonging to or enjoyed or exerciseable by the Queen's most Excellent Majesty in right of her Crown, or in right of her Duchy of Lancaster, without the consent in writing of the Commissioners for the time being of Her Majesty's Woods, Forests, and Land Revenues, or one of them, on

c. 120.

&c.

behalf of Her Majesty, in right of her Crown, first had and obtained for that purpose (which consent such Commissioners are hereby respectively authorised to give), or without the consent in like manner of the Chancellor of the said Duchy, on behalf of Her Majesty, in right of her said Duchy; neither shall anything contained in this Act, or in any byelaw thereunder made, extend to divest, take away, prejudice, diminish, or alter any estate, right, privilege, power, or authority vested in or enjoyed or exerciseable by the Queen's Majesty, her heirs or successors, in right of her Crown, or in right of her said Duchy; and nothing contained in Part I. of this Act shall apply to the extension of Savoy Street or

the bridge which the Chancellor and Council of the said Duchy are 38 & 39 Vict. by the Metropolitan Board of Works (Various Powers) Act, 1875,

empowered to make and construct, or to any house or building within the precinct of the Savoy, or upon the land mentioned in section six of the last-mentioned Act, constructed or extended after the passing of this Act, in or abutting upon any road, passage, or way existing, formed, or laid out at the time of the passing of this Act.

c. 65.

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Short-title.

CHAPTER 33.
An Act to amend the Law relating to Dental Practitioners.

[22d July 1878.] HEREAS it is expedient that provision be made for the

registration of persons specially qualified to practise as dentists in the United Kingdom, and that the law relating to persons practising as dentists be otherwise amended :

Be it therefore enacted by the Queen's most Excellent Majesty, by and with the advice and consent of the Lords Spiritual and Temporal, and Commons, in this present Parliament assembled, and by the authority of the same, as follows:

1. This Act may for all purposes be cited as the Dentists Act,

1878. Interpretation. 2. In this Act “General Council” means the General Council of 21 & 22 Vict. Medical Education and Registration of the United Kingdom, estac. 90.

blished under the Medical Act, 1858; and “Branch Council" means a branch of the said council as constituted by the same Act:

“General registrar” means the person appointed to be the registrar by the General Council, and “local registrar” means the registrar appointed by a branch council under the Medical Act, 1858:

“British possession ” means any part of Her Majesty's dominions exclusive of the United Kingdom:

“Medical authorities” means the bodies and universities who choose members of the General Council.

Registration. Penalty on

3. From and after the first day of August one thousand eight unregistered hundred and seventy-nine, a person shail not be entitled to take or persons using

use the name or title of “dentist” (either alone or in combination title of cdentist,” &c. with any other word or words), or of “dental practitioner,” or any name, title, addition, or description implying that he is registered under this Act or that he is a person specially qualified to practise dentistry, unless he is registered under this Act.

Any person who, after the first day of August one thousand eight hundred and seventy-nine, not being registered under this Act, takes or uses any such namne, title, addition, or description as aforesaid, shall be liable, on summary conviction, to a fine not exceeding twenty pounds; provided that nothing in this section shall apply to legally qualified medical practitioners.

4. With respect to the offence of a person not registered under this Provision as to Act taking or using any name, title, addition, or description as above offence of un

registered perin this Act mentioned, the following provisions shall have effect :

son taking (1.) He shall not be guilty of an offence under this Act

name, &c., and (a.) If he shows that he is not ordinarily resident in the as to offence of

person taking
United Kingdom and that he holds a qualification title he does
which entitles him to practise dentistry or dental not possess.
surgery in a British possession or foreign country,
and that he did not represent himself to be regis-

tered under this Act; or,
(6.) If he shows that he has been registered and continues

to be entitled to be registered under this Act, but
that his name has been erased on the ground only

that he has ceased to practise.
(2.) A prosecution for such offence shall be instituted only as

herein-after mentioned. If a person takes or uses the designation of any qualification or certificate in relation to dentistry or dental surgery which he does not possess, he shall be liable, on summary conviction on such prosecution as herein-after mentioned, to a fine not exceeding twenty pounds.

A prosecution for any of the offences above in this Act mentioned shall not be instituted by a private person, except with the consent of the General Council or of a branch council, but may be instituted by the General Council, by a branch council, or by a medical authority, if such Council or authority think fit.

5. A person registered under this Act shall be entitled to practise Privileges of dentistry and dental surgery in any part of Her Majesty's domi- registered

persons. nions, and from and after the first day of August one thousand eight hundred and seventy-nine a person shall not be entitled to recover any fee or charge, in any court, for the performance of any dental operation or for any dental attendance or advice, unless he is registered under this Act or is a legally qualified medical practitioner. 6. Any person who

Qualification (a.) Is a licentiate in dental surgery or dentistry of any of the necessary for

medical authorities; or, (6.) Is entitled as herein-after mentioned to be registered as

a foreign or colonial dentist; or,
(c.) Is at the passing of this Act bonâ fide engaged in the practice

of dentistry or dental surgery, either separately or in
conjunction with the practice of medicine, surgery, or

pharmacy,
shall be entitled to be registered under this Act.

5 & 6 W. 4.

c. 62.

Registration of

7. Where a person entitled to be registered under this Act persons in den- produces or sends to the general registrar the document conferring tists register. or evidencing his licence or qualification, with a statement of his

name and address, and the other particulars, if any, required for registration, and pays the registration fee, he shall be registered in the dentists register.

Provided that a person shall not be registered under this Act as having been at the passing thereof engaged in the practice of dentistry unless he produces or transmits to the registrar, before the first day of August one thousand eight hundred and seventynine, information of his name and address, and a declaration signed by him in the form in the schedule to this Act or to the like effect; and the registrar may, if he sees fit, require the truth of such declaration to be affirmed in manner provided by the Act of the session held in the fifth and sixth years of the reign of King William the Fourth, chapter sixty-two, intituled “An Act to repeal “ an Act of the present session of Parliament, intituled 'An Act

' for the more effectual abolition of oaths and affirmations taken

' and made in various departments of the State, and to substitute “ declarations in lieu thereof, and for the more entire suppression " " of voluntary and extra-judicial oaths and affidavits ;' and to “ make other provisions for the abolition of unnecessary oaths."

A person resident in the United Kingdom shall not be disqualified for being registered under this Act by reason that he is not a British subject; and a British subject shall not be disqualified for being registered under this Act by reason of his being resident or

engaged in practice beyond the limits of the United Kingdom. Registration of 8. Where a person who either is not domiciled in the United colonial dentist Kingdom, or has practised for more than ten years elsewhere than with recognised

in the United Kingdom, or in the case of persons practising in the United Kingdoin at the time of the passing of this Act for not less than ten years either in the United Kingdom or elsewhere, shows that he holds some recognised certificate (as herein-after defined) granted in a British possession, and that he is of good character, such person shall upon payment of the registration fee be entitled, without examination in the United Kingdom, to be registered as a

colonial dentist in the dentists register. Registration of 9. Where a person who is not a British subject, or who has foreign dentist practised for more that ten years elsewhere than in the United with recognised certificate. Kingdom, or in the case of persons practising in the United King

dom at the time of the passing of this Act for not less than ten years either in the United Kingdom or elsewhere, shows that he obtained some recognised certificate (as herein-after defined) granted in a foreign country, and that he is of good character, and either continues to hold such certificate, or has not been deprived thereof for any cause wbich disqualifies him for being registered under this Act, such person shall upon payment of the registration fee be entitled, without examination in the United Kingdom, to be

registered as a foreign dentist in the dentists register. Recognised 10. The certificate granted in a British possession or in a foreign certificates of

country, which is to be deemed such a recognised certificate as is colonial and foreign dentist. required for the purposes of this Act, shall be such certificate,

diploma, membership, degree, licence, letters, testimonial, or other

certificate.

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