Medical Registration Act

(Original Enactment: Act 5 of 1997)

(30th May 1998)
An Act to provide for the registration of medical practitioners and for matters connected therewith.
[3rd April 1998]
Short title
1.  This Act may be cited as the Medical Registration Act.
2.  In this Act, unless the context otherwise requires —
“certificate of experience” means a certificate granted under section 26;
[46/2002 wef 24/01/2003]
“conditional registration” means registration under section 20(3), 21(1) or (1A), 33A(1), 46(1) or 49(1) subject to such conditions as the Medical Council may think fit;
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“degree” means any degree or diploma or any qualification granted by any university or institution legally authorised to grant that degree or diploma or qualification and which degree or diploma or qualification is recognised or approved by the Medical Council;
“Medical Council” means the Medical Council of Singapore established under section 3(1) of the repealed Medical Registration Act (Cap.174, 1985 Ed.), and by virtue of section 3 of this Act means the Singapore Medical Council;
“practising certificate” means a practising certificate granted under section 36;
“President” means the President of the Medical Council;
“"provisional registration" means registration by virtue of section 24 and "provisionally registered"” shall be construed accordingly;
“registered medical practitioner” means a person registered under this Act and includes a person deemed to be so registered under section 61(1);
“Registrar” means the Registrar of the Medical Council;
“Singapore degree” means a degree, diploma or licence in medicine and surgery of the King Edward VII College of Medicine, Singapore, the University of Malaya in Singapore, the University of Singapore or the National University of Singapore.