Singapore Traditional Chinese Medicine Practitioners Act 2000

  • General Information

The Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) Practitioners Act was passed in 2000. Under the Act, the TCM Practitioners Board (TCMPB) was set up in 2001 to register TCM practitioners in phases, starting with acupuncturists in 2001 followed by TCM physicians in 2002, to provide accreditation to TCM institutions and TCM courses for the purpose of registration and also to regulate the professional ethics and conduct of registered TCM practitioners. The regulation of TCM practitioners is accomplished under the Traditional Chinese Medicine Practitioners Act 2000 with the following subsidiary legislations:

  • Traditional Chinese Medicine Practitioners (Registration of Acupuncturists) Regulations 2001;
  • Traditional Chinese Medicine Practitioners (Register and Practising Certificates) Regulations 2001;
  • Traditional Chinese Medicine Practitioners (Practice, Conduct and Ethics) Regulations 2001;
  • Traditional Chinese Medicine Practitioners (Investigation of Complaints) Regulations 2001; and
  • Traditional Chinese Medicine Practitioners (Registration of Traditional Chinese Medicine Physicians) Regulations 2002.

 

  • Contact Details

81 Kim Keat Road,
#09-00, Singapore 328836
Tel: + 65 6355 2488
Fax: + 65 6355 2489
Website: http://www.healthprofessionals.gov.sg/

Reference:

Ministry of Health. TCM Practitioners. Last accessed on 23 October 2012 at http://www.moh.gov.sg/content/moh_web/healthprofessionalsportal/tcmpractitioners.html