ARRANGEMENT OF SECTIONS
1 Short title
3 Registry and Registrar
4 Register of practitioners to be kept
5 Copy of register to be published in Gazette
6 Registered practitioners entitled to recover charges
7 Only registered practitioners entitled to practise optometry
8 Persons entitled to be registered
9 Persons to make application to Minister for registration
10 Constitution of Board of Examiners
11 Appointment of secretary and fee payable to examiners and secretary
12 Requirements for candidates for examination
13 Examination fee
14 Duties of Registrar
16 Penalty for Registrar making false entity, etc
16B Minister may amend monetary penalties
THE OPTICIANS ACT
[Date of Commencement: 14th December, 1926]
Act 7 of 2011.
This Act may be cited as the Opticians Act.
In this Act-
"optometry" or "the practice of optometry" means the employment of any methods for the estimation of errors of re-action of the human eye, and the prescribing or adapting of lenses to correct such errors.
The office of the Registrar-General of Births and Deaths shall be the registry of qualified opticians and the Registrar General of Births and Deaths shall be the Registrar under this Act.
The Registrar shall open and thereafter keep, as nearly as may be according to the Form in the Schedule, a register of qualified optometry practitioners.
A copy of the register as it stands at any such time, shall be published by the Registrar in the first Gazette issued after each first day of June and December in every year.
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