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149.1 Persons engaged in practice---definition.

1. For the purpose of this subtitle the following classes of persons shall be deemed to be engaged in the practice of podiatry:

a. Persons who publicly profess to be podiatrists or who publicly profess to assume the duties incident to the practice of podiatry.

b. Persons who diagnose, prescribe, or prescribe and furnish medicine for ailments of the human foot, or treat such ailments by medical, mechanical, or surgical treatments.

2. As used in this chapter, "human foot" means the ankle and soft tissue which insert into the foot as well as the foot.

Section History: Early form

[C24, 27, 31, 35, 39, § 2542; C46, 50, 54, 58, 62, 66, 71, 73, 75, 77, 79, 81, § 149.1]

Section History: Recent form

88 Acts, ch 1199, §2

Internal References

Referred to in § 149.5

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