The law does not forbid in general terms the practice of medicine or surgery by unqualified persons1. The medical legislation makes provision, however, for the registration and licensing of persons who possess certain medical qualifications2, and a person who practises medicine or surgery without being so registered is under considerable disabilities as compared with a registered practitioner. Thus he is forbidden to use any title or description implying that he is a registered practitioner or is recognised by law as a physician or surgeon or apothecary3; he may not pretend to hold a licence to practise4; he is not
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