No. S 733
Medical Registration Act
(Chapter 174)
Medical Registration Regulations 2010
In exercise of the powers conferred by section 70 of the Medical Registration Act, the Singapore Medical Council, with the approval of the Minister for Health, hereby makes the following Regulations:
Citation and commencement
1.  These Regulations may be cited as the Medical Registration Regulations 2010 and shall come into operation on 1st December 2010.
2.—(1)  In these Regulations, unless the context otherwise requires —
“Council’s solicitor” means an advocate and solicitor appointed under section 59I of the Act;
“counsel” means an advocate and solicitor representing a medical practitioner in any disciplinary proceedings under the Act;
“Credentials Committee” means the Credentials Committee appointed under section 29 of the Act;
“disciplinary offence” means an act or omission in respect of which a practitioner may be subject to disciplinary proceedings under the Act;
“elected members”, in relation to the Medical Council, means the members of the Medical Council referred to in section 4(1)(c) of the Act;
“Fitness Assessment Panel” means a Fitness Assessment Panel appointed by a Complaints Committee under section 46 of the Act;
“legal assessor” means an assessor appointed under section 61 of the Act;
“party” means a party to an inquiry by a Disciplinary Tribunal;
“Performance Assessment Panel” means a Performance Assessment Panel appointed by a Complaints Committee under section 45 of the Act;
“register” means any register kept and maintained under section 19 of the Act;
“Specialists Accreditation Board” means the Specialists Accreditation Board established under section 34 of the Act.
(2)  Any reference to a “practitioner”, in relation to any inquiry held by a Disciplinary Tribunal, a Health Committee or an Interim Orders Committee, or any assessment carried out by a Performance Assessment Panel or Fitness Assessment Panel, shall mean a medical practitioner to whom the inquiry or assessment, as the case may be, relates.

Made this 22nd day of November 2010.

Singapore Medical Council.
[SMC 1.2; AG/LLRD/SL/174/2010/2 Vol. 2]