D-4 - Denturologists Act

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chapter D-4
Denturologists Act
DENTUROLOGISTSDecember 31 1977
The Minister of Higher Education is responsible for the application of this Act. Order in Council 654-2020 dated 22 June 2020, (2020) 152 G.O. 2 (French), 2935.
DIVISION I
DEFINITIONS
1. In this Act and the regulations made thereunder, unless the context indicates a different meaning, the following terms mean:
(a)  Order : the Ordre des denturologistes du Québec constituted by this Act;
(b)  board of directors : the board of directors of the Order;
(c)  denturologist or member of the Order : any person entered on the roll;
(d)  (paragraph repealed);
(e)  roll : the list of the members in good standing of the Order prepared in accordance with the Professional Code (chapter C-26) and this Act.
1973, c. 50, s. 1; 1974, c. 65, s. 83; 1977, c. 5, s. 229; 1994, c. 40, s. 313; 2008, c. 11, s. 212.
DIVISION II
ORDRE DES DENTUROLOGISTES DU QUÉBEC
2. All the persons qualified to practise denturology in Québec constitute a professional order called the “Ordre professionnel des denturologistes du Québec” or the “Ordre des denturologistes du Québec”.
1973, c. 50, s. 2; 1977, c. 5, s. 229; 1994, c. 40, s. 314.
3. Subject to this Act, the Order and its members shall be governed by the Professional Code (chapter C-26).
1973, c. 50, s. 3.
DIVISION III
THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS
2008, c. 11, s. 212.
4. The Order shall be administered by a board of directors constituted in accordance with the Professional Code (chapter C-26).
1973, c. 50, s. 4; 2008, c. 11, s. 212.
5. (Repealed).
1973, c. 50, s. 5; 1994, c. 40, s. 315.
DIVISION IV
PRACTICE OF DENTUROLOGY
6. The practice of denturology consists in assessing a person’s prosthetic needs and designing, fabricating, installing, adjusting and repairing dental prostheses in order to replace a person’s missing teeth.
The following activities in the practice of denturology are reserved to denturologists:
(1)  determining the appropriate type of dental prostheses other than implant-borne dental prostheses and bridges and crowns on natural teeth;
(2)  performing the non-invasive procedures required to design, install and adjust dental prostheses, other than implant-borne dental prostheses and bridges and crowns on natural teeth;
(3)  contributing to the determination of an implantology treatment plan;
(4)  performing the non-invasive procedures required to design, install and adjust implant-borne dental prostheses, other than sealed dental prostheses, according to a prescription and provided a continuing education certificate has been issued to them by the Order pursuant to a regulation adopted under subparagraph o of the first paragraph of section 94 of the Professional Code (chapter C-26);
(5)  removing and replacing a healing cap and placing an abutment on an implant head, according to a prescription and provided a continuing education certificate has been issued to them by the Order pursuant to a regulation adopted under subparagraph o of the first paragraph of section 94 of the Professional Code;
(6)  prescribing the fabrication and repair of dental prostheses other than sealed dental prostheses;
(7)  selling dental prostheses other than sealed dental prostheses; and
(8)  designing, fabricating and selling mouth guards.
1973, c. 50, s. 6; 2020, c. 152020, c. 15, s. 41.
7. (Repealed).
1973, c. 50, s. 7; 1991, c. 10, s. 1; 2020, c. 152020, c. 15, s. 42.
8. (Repealed).
1973, c. 50, s. 8; 1991, c. 10, s. 2; 2020, c. 152020, c. 15, s. 42.
9. (Repealed).
1973, c. 50, s. 9; 1994, c. 40, s. 315.
10. (Repealed).
1973, c. 50, s. 10; 1994, c. 40, s. 315.
11. No person may practise denturology under a name other than his own.
Nevertheless, denturologists shall be allowed to practise their profession under the name of one or two or more of the partners.
1973, c. 50, s. 11.
12. A denturologist shall not, in respect of the practice of his profession, designate himself otherwise than as a denturologist.
He shall not be authorized to use the title of specialist or to indicate a specialty or particular training.
1973, c. 50, s. 12; 2000, c. 13, s. 58.
DIVISION V
ILLEGAL PRACTICE OF DENTUROLOGY
13. Subject to the rights and privileges expressly granted by law to other professionals, no person may engage in any of the activities described in section 6, unless he is a denturologist.
The provisions of the first paragraph do not apply to activities engaged in by a person in accordance with the provisions of a regulation adopted pursuant to paragraph h of section 94 of the Professional Code (chapter C-26).
1973, c. 50, s. 13; 1994, c. 40, s. 316; 2020, c. 152020, c. 15, s. 43.
14. Every person who contravenes section 13 is liable, for each offence, to the penalties provided in section 188 of the Professional Code (chapter C-26).
1973, c. 50, s. 14.
15. Nothing in this Act or in the regulations which the board of directors may adopt shall prohibit the sale or supply of dental prostheses or mouth guards to a dentist or a denturologist.
1973, c. 50, s. 15; 2008, c. 11, s. 212; 2020, c. 152020, c. 15, s. 44.
16. Nothing in this Act shall authorize the Order to regulate or control the price of dental prostheses or mouth guards or the conditions of payment.
No legislative provision may, however, be so interpreted as to prevent the board of directors from determining standards relating to the fabrication of dental prostheses or mouth guards by a denturologist in a regulation adopted in accordance with the Professional Code (chapter C-26).
1973, c. 50, s. 16; 1977, c. 66, s. 32; 2008, c. 11, s. 212; 2020, c. 152020, c. 15, s. 45.
DIVISION VI
This Division ceased to have effect on 17 April 1987.
17. (This section ceased to have effect on 17 April 1987).
1982, c. 21, s. 1; U. K., 1982, c. 11, Sch. B, Part I, s. 33.
REPEAL SCHEDULE

In accordance with section 17 of the Act respecting the consolidation of the statutes (chapter R-3), chapter 50 of the statutes of 1973, in force on 31 December 1977, is repealed, except sections 17 to 20, effective from the coming into force of chapter D-4 of the Revised Statutes.