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Medical and Dental Practitioners Act, 1988 🇳🇬


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Medical and Dental Practitioners Act, 1988

  • Commenced on 28 June 1988
  • [Up to date as at 28 June 1988]
  • [Note: The original publication document is not available and this content could not be verified.]
An Act to establish the Medical and Dental Council of Nigeria for the registration of medical practitioners and dental surgeons and to provide for a Disciplinary Tribunal for the discipline of members.

1. Establishment and Functions of the Medical and Dental Council of Nigeria

(1)There is hereby established a body to be known as the Medical and Dental Council of Nigeria (hereafter in this Act referred to as "the Council") which shall be a body corporate with perpetual succession and a common seal and may sue or be sued in its corporate name.
(2)The Council shall have responsibility for-(a)determining the standards of knowledge and skill to be attained by persons seeking to become members of the medical or dental profession and reviewing those standards from time to time as circumstances may perm…

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