212. Eligibility for appointments.

Only a person who is fully registered and who holds a licence to practise1 may hold an appointment2 as physician, surgeon or other medical officer3: (1) in the naval, military or air service4; (2) in any hospital or other place for the reception of persons suffering from mental disorder or in any other hospital, infirmary or dispensary not supported wholly by voluntary contributions5; (3) in any prison6; (4) in any other public establishment, body or institution7; or (5) to any friendly or other society for providing mutual relief in sickness, infirmity or old age8. However, a person who is