Updated to 6 May 2022 (Act No. 6 of 2022 and S.I. No. 225 of 2022)

Dentists Act 1985
No. 9 of 1985

Contents

Commencement

SectionCommencement DateCommencement Information
Ss. 1-4 1 June 1985 Dentists Act, 1985 (Commencement) Order 1985 (S.I. No. 149 of 1985), art. 2
S. 5 13 November 1985 Dentists Act 1985 (Commencement) (No. 2) Order 1985 (S.I. No. 352 of 1985), art. 2
Ss. 6-25 1 June 1985 Dentists Act, 1985 (Commencement) Order 1985 (S.I. No. 149 of 1985), art. 2
S. 26 - 62 13 November 1985 Dentists Act 1985 (Commencement) (No. 2) Order 1985 (S.I. No. 352 of 1985), art. 2
S. 63 1 June 1985 Dentists Act, 1985 (Commencement) Order 1985 (S.I. No. 149 of 1985), art. 2
S. 64 - 68 13 November 1985 Dentists Act 1985 (Commencement) (No. 2) Order 1985 (S.I. No. 352 of 1985), art. 2
Sch. 1 13 November 1985 Dentists Act 1985 (Commencement) (No. 2) Order 1985 (S.I. No. 352 of 1985), art. 2
Sch. 2 13 November 1985 Dentists Act 1985 (Commencement) (No. 2) Order 1985 (S.I. No. 352 of 1985), art. 2

Amendments and other effects

How AffectedAffecting Provision
Entitlement of non-EEC nationals to registration under S. I. No. 299 of 1987, art. 3
Registration transitional provision S.I. No. 263 of 2008, regs. 1(2), 14
Transfer of functions under 42/2004, ss. 3 (1), 4, 58, 59 (1) (2) (3), sch. 3
  S. I. No. 81 of 1987, art. 4
S. 2 amended S.I. No. 8 of 2017, regs. 2, 94(a)
S. 2 construction of references 25/2007, ss. 1(3), 108(1)-(3)
S. 2 renumbered as s. 2(1) 16/2020, ss. 1(2), 4(a)
S. 2(1) amended 16/2020, ss. 1(2), 4(b)
S. 2(2) inserted 16/2020, ss. 1(2), 4(c)
S.7(8) repealed 3/1998, s.125, sch. 8
S. 9(1)c election governing regulations prescribed S.I. No. 150 of 1985, reg. 3
S. 9(1)(d) construction of references 25/2007, ss. 1(3), 108(3)
S. 13(7)(b) amended 16/2020, ss. 1(2), 5
S.18(1) substituted 7/2004, ss. 3, 6, 7, 10, sch. 2, pt. 2
  7/2004, schedule 2, pt. 3 as inserted by 39/2018, s. 7, schedule
S. 18(2) deleted 7/2004, schedule 2, pt. 3 as inserted by 39/2018, s. 7, schedule
S. 25(aa) inserted 16/2020, ss. 1(2), 6
S. 25(ab) inserted 16/2020, ss. 1(2), 6
S. 25A inserted 16/2020, ss. 1(2), 7
S. 26A inserted 16/2020, ss. 1(2), 8
S. 26B inserted 16/2020, ss. 1(2), 8
S. 26C inserted 16/2020, ss. 1(2), 8
S. 26D inserted 16/2020, ss. 1(2), 8
S. 26E inserted 16/2020, ss. 1(2), 8
S. 26F inserted 16/2020, ss. 1(2), 8
S. 27 repealed 16/2020, ss. 1(2), 2(1)
S. 27(2)(c) substituted S.I. No. 8 of 2017, regs. 2, 94(b)
S. 28 repealed 16/2020, ss. 1(2), 2(1)
S. 30 repealed 16/2020, ss. 1(2), 2(1)
S. 30(1)(c) substituted S.I. No. 8 of 2017, regs. 2, 94(c)
S. 32(5) amended 16/2020, ss. 1(2), 9
S. 32A inserted 16/2020, ss. 1(2), 10
S. 33A inserted 16/2020, ss. 1(2), 11
S. 38(1) amended 15/2014, ss. 1(2), 35(a)
S.38(1)(a), (b) substituted 14/2013, ss. 1(3), 33(a)
S. 38(1)(b) amended 16/2020, ss. 1(2), 12(a)(i)
S. 38(1)(c) substituted 15/2014, ss. 1(2), 35(b)
S.38(1)(c) inserted 14/2013, ss. 1(3), 33(a)
S. 38(1)(d)-(f) inserted 16/2020, ss. 1(2), 12(a)(ii)
S.38(3)(b) substituted 14/2013, ss. 1(3), 33(b)
S. 38(3)(b)(ii) amended 16/2020, ss. 1(2), 12(b)(i)(I)
S. 38(3)(b)(iii) substituted 15/2014, ss. 1(2), 35(c)
S. 38(3)(b)(iv)-(vi) inserted 16/2020, ss. 1(2), 12(b)(i)(II)
S.38(3)(c)(i), (ii) substituted 14/2013, ss. 1(3), 33(c)
S. 38(3)(c)(ii) amended 16/2020, ss. 1(2), 12(b)(ii)(I)
S. 38(3)(c)(iii) substituted 15/2014, ss. 1(2), 35(d)
S.38(3)(c)(iii) inserted 14/2013, ss. 1(3), 33(c)
S. 38(3)(c)(iv)-(vi) inserted 16/2020, ss. 1(2), 12(b)(ii)(II)
S. 38(4) amended 16/2020, ss. 1(2), 12(c)
S. 38(5) amended 16/2020, ss. 1(2), 12(d)(i), (ii)
S. 38(5)(a) amended 16/2020, ss. 1(2), 12(d)(iii)
S.38(5)(a), (b) substituted 14/2013, ss. 1(3), 33(d)
S. 38(5)(b) amended 16/2020, ss. 1(2), 12(d)(iv)
S. 38(5)(c) substituted 16/2020, ss. 1(2), 12(d)(v)
  15/2014, ss. 1(2), 35(e)
S.38(5)(c) inserted 14/2013, ss. 1(3), 33(d)
S. 38(5)(d)-(f) inserted 16/2020, ss. 1(2), 12(d)(vi)
S. 38(10) inserted 15/2014, ss. 1(2), 35(f)
S.39(1)(a) substituted 14/2013, ss. 1(3), 33(e)
S. 39(1)(a)(ii) amended 16/2020, ss. 1(2), 13(a)(i)(I)
S. 39(1)(a)(iii) substituted 15/2014, ss. 1(2), 35(g)
S. 39(1)(a)(iv)-(vi) inserted 16/2020, ss. 1(2), 13(a)(i)(II)
S. 39(1)(b) amended 16/2020, ss. 1(2), 13(a)(ii)
S. 39(2) amended 16/2020, ss. 1(2), 13(b)
S. 39(5) substituted 16/2020, ss. 1(2), 13(c)
S. 39(6) amended 16/2020, ss. 1(2), 13(d)
S. 40(1A) inserted 16/2020, ss. 1(2), 14(a)
S. 40(2) amended 16/2020, ss. 1(2), 14(b)
S. 40(5) substituted 16/2020, ss. 1(2), 14(c)
S. 41(1) amended 16/2020, ss. 1(2), 15(a)
S. 41(1A) inserted 16/2020, ss. 1(2), 15(b)
S. 41(3)-(6) inserted 16/2020, ss. 1(2), 15(c)
S. 42(2) amended 16/2020, ss. 1(2), 16(a)
S. 42(5) substituted 16/2020, ss. 1(2), 16(b)
S. 42(6) amended 16/2020, ss. 1(2), 16(c)
S. 42(8) inserted 16/2020, ss. 1(2), 16(d)
S. 43(6) amended 16/2020, ss. 1(2), 20
S. 44(4) inserted 16/2020, ss. 1(2), 17
S. 47 renumbered as s. 47(1) 16/2020, ss. 1(2), 18(a)
S. 47(1) amended 16/2020, ss. 1(2), 18(b)(i), (v)
S. 47(1)(d) amended 16/2020, ss. 1(2), 18(b)(ii)
S. 47(1)(e) amended 16/2020, ss. 1(2), 18(b)(iii)
S. 47(1)(f) inserted 16/2020, ss. 1(2), 18(b)(iv)
  16/2020, ss. 1(2), 18(b)(v)
S. 47(2)-(5) inserted 16/2020, ss. 1(2), 18(c)
S. 47A inserted 16/2020, ss. 1(2), 19
S. 51(2)(a) construction of references 25/2007, ss. 1(3), 108(1)
S. 51(2)(c)(ii) construction of references 25/2007, ss. 1(3), 108(3)
Part V applied S.I. No. 263 of 2008, regs. 1(2), 13(9)
S. 53 amended 16/2020, ss. 1(2), 20
S. 58(3) inserted 16/2020, ss. 1(2), 21
S. 67A inserted 16/2020, ss. 1(2), 22
S. 69 inserted 2/2020, s. 10
S. 70 inserted 16/2020, ss. 1(2), 23
S. 71 inserted 16/2020, ss. 1(2), 23

SIs made under the Act

SectionSIs made under the Act
S. 4 Dentists Act, 1985 (Establishment Day) Order 1985 (S.I. No. 351 of 1985)
  Dentists Act 1985 (Establishment Day) Order 1985 (S.I. No. 351 of 1985)
S. 11 Dental Council (Election of Members) Regulations 1985 (S.I. No. 150 of 1985)
  Dental Council (Election of Members) Regulations 1985 (S.I. No. 150 of 1985)
S. 63 Dental Council (Election of Members) Regulations 1985 (S.I. No. 150 of 1985)
S. 65 Dentists (Termination of Agreement) Order 1987 (S.I. No. 299 of 1987)
  Dental Council (Election of Members) Regulations 1985 (S.I. No. 150 of 1985)
S. 69(8) Dentists Act 1985 (Special measures registration having regard to Covid-19) Order 2020 (S.I. No. 271 of 2020)