Tasmania's Heritage

Agency Details

Agency Number: TA346
Title: DENTAL MECHANICS REGISTRATION BOARD
Start Date: 01 Jul 1958
End Date: 26 Dec 1996
Description:

Responsible for the education, registration, and regulation of the conduct of, Dental Mechanics.

The 1957 Act created a Board comprising 2 dentists nominated by the Dental Board, 2 dental mechanics nominated by the Tasmanian Dental Mechanics Association, and chaired by the Director-General of Health Services.

The 1982 Act reconstituted the Board as a body corporate with perpetual succession but did not matrially alter its composition and made only minor changes to its powers.

The 1996 Act reconstituted the Board, changing its name, composition and powers.

Information Sources:

Legislation.

Legislation Administered:

Those sections of the Dentists Act 1957 and the Dental Act 1982 (as amended) dealing with the registration and regulation of Dental Mechanics.

Legislation Creating:

Dentists Act 1919 (No.46 of 1919) as amended by the Dentists Act 1957 and the Dental Act 1982.

Legislation Abolishing Agency:

Dental Prosthetists Registration Act 1996.

Functions Performed:
1 BUSINESS MANAGEMENT [1]
11 HEALTH CARE [1]
Subsequent Agencies:
TA1638 DENTAL PROSTHETISTS REGISTRATION BOARD 27 Dec 1996 30 Jun 2010
Series Created By Agency:
AF225  TRAINING COURSE CORRESPONDENCE 05 Jan 1951 31 Dec 1972
AA536  SECRETARY'S CORRESPONDENCE. 15 May 1954 02 Mar 2005
AF230  MINUTES OF MEETINGS 17 Dec 1957 11 Nov 2003
AF224  REGISTRATION CORRESPONDENCE 23 Apr 1958 27 May 1975
AF219  CORRESPONDENCE RELATING TO EXAMINATIONS 01 Jan 1960 01 Oct 1972
AF223  ANNUAL REPORTS 30 Jun 1960 30 Jun 1998
AF220  REGISTER OF DENTAL MECHANICS AND PROSTHETISTS 01 Jan 1965 31 Dec 1999
AA537  OUTLINE OF CLINICAL COURSE FOR DENTAL MECHANICS. 01 Jan 1967 31 Dec 1967
AF229  REGISTER OF DENTAL TECHNICIANS 01 Jan 1970 31 Dec 1995
AF231  MEETING AGENDAS AND RELATED EXTRANEOUS DOCUMENTS 18 Jul 1983 07 May 1999