229. Unregistered and unlicensed persons.

A person is not entitled to recover any charge in any court of law for any medical advice or attendance, or for the performance of any operation unless he proves that he is fully registered and holds a licence to practise1 and also that he was fully registered at the time when the services were rendered2. However, an unregistered person may recover charges in respect of treatment which does not amount to the performance of an operation