Where it appears to a registered optometrist or registered dispensing optician1 that a person consulting him is suffering from an injury or disease of the eye2, the registered optometrist or registered dispensing optician must3 refer that person to a registered medical practitioner, unless he is acting on the advice or instructions of a registered medical practitioner, other than a medical recommendation for a sight test, in testing the sight of such a person or in fitting and supplying such a person with an optical appliance4; but in such case the optometrist or dispensing optician must forthwith report to that
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