382. Inadequate qualifying courses of study or examinations.

Where it appears to the General Dental Council1 that the course of study or examinations to qualify for a degree or licence in dentistry granted by a dental authority2 is not such as to secure the possession by graduates or licentiates of the requisite knowledge and skill for the efficient practice of dentistry, it may make a representation to that effect to the Privy Council3, which may, if it thinks fit, order that any degree or licence granted by that authority after a specified time is not to confer a right to be registered4. The powers of the General