40. Offences relating to the practice of podiatry

    (1) Subject to this section and except as otherwise provided in this Act, a person who, not being a person who is registered as a podiatrist under this Act and is thereby authorised so to do in relation to the circumstances in question, in any manner holds himself out as or pretends to be or makes use of any words or any name, title, addition, or description implying or tending to the belief that he is a podiatrist or is entitled, either alone or with others, to practise or teach podiatry commits an offence.

    Penalty: $1 000.

    (2) Subsection (1) does not prohibit the use of any title or description necessarily assumed by any public educational institution recognized by the Board for the purpose of education in podiatry.

    (3) A podiatrist shall not carry on the practice of podiatry under any name other than his own, unless he has the approval of the Board.

    Penalty: $1 000.

    (4) A podiatrist shall not authorise or permit a person who is not registered as a podiatrist to carry out any podiatry for or on his behalf, except in such cases and in such manner and to such extent as is authorised by the rules.

    Penalty: $1 000.

    (5) A podiatrist shall not in relation to podiatry use or notify on any name-plate or sign or in any advertisement or notice published by or for him any title, words, letters, addition, or description, either in full, or in abbreviation or in combination, other than that or those shown in the Register in relation to his registration.

    Penalty: $1 000.



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