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Statutes of Newfoundland and Labrador 2014
AN ACT TO AMEND THE DISPENSING OPTICIANS ACT, 2005
(Assented to June 5, 2014)
Be it enacted by the Lieutenant-Governor and House of Assembly in Legislative Session convened, as follows:
SNL2005 cD-25.1 as amended
1. Section 33 of the Dispensing Opticians Act, 2005 is repealed and the following substituted:
33. (1) Contact lenses shall only be fitted by a dispensing optician who holds a certificate from the board authorizing him or her to do so.
(2) Notwithstanding subsection 32(1), a dispensing optician who holds a certificate from the board authorizing him or her to fit contact lenses may convert a prescription for the purposes of fitting, dispensing or supplying contact lenses.