MDTA - Malta Dental Technologists Association


The MDTA is as a Non Government Organisation, representing the Profession of Dental Technology as one of the Allied Health Care Professions regulated by the Council for the Professions Complimentary to Medicine, stipulated by the Health Care Act.

The following is our Mission Statement:


  • To inform and advise members of the latest developments in the range of the professional services.

  • To support and implement initiatives to improve standards related to work, materials and services, according to EU Directives.

  •  To encourage schemes and programs related to training and education in the field of dental technology- CPDs’-

  • To lobby with relevant Local Authorities and liaise with other International Dental Technology organisations to protect the interest of the industry.

  • To promote the Profession and participate with our International peers on EU standards, regulations and directives related to the Profession.



J.Salomone Reynaud                                 


MDTA STATUTE (Revised 2009)

(English version)


  • The name of this organisation will be called The Malta Dental Technologists Association.

   . The association’s correspondence should be addressed to the secretary and/or the president

  • The aims of the association are the following:

  • To protect and defend the interests of its members whenever needed.

  • To resist with any legal means, unjust and unreasonable conditions imposed on its members.

  • To attain and recommend regulations safeguarding its members’ interests and, which promote or resist, as the case may be, directives that are related towards its members.

  • This organisation is non-tradeunionistic, not politically associated and is a non-profit making organization as defined in the Voluntary Organisations Act (Chapter 492 of the Laws of Malta.

    .Only registered dental technologists (with the Council for the Professions complimentary to Medicine) are entitled to be members of this organisation

  • Signed members are due to observe the association’s regulations and any directives that the committee establishes.

   . Membership will come into effect on payment of the annual fees.

  • The committee will be composed of 5 members, who will be elected at the annual general meeting.

  • The newly elected committee will maintain its duties for one year. The committee will include a president, secretary, treasurer and two members who are also elected at the AGM.

  • The second highest contestant for that position at the AGM will take any vacancies of a committee member. In case of the same number of votes, there will be another voting session till the vacancy is filled. If no nominations are submitted, a general meeting will be held

  • For a committee meeting to be held there must be a quorum of at least 3 members including the president or the secretary.

  • The president will chair meetings and has a right of a casting vote. In his absence a committee member nominated by the members present at the meeting will chair the meeting.

  • The secretary, whose duties involve correspondence, registration of members, and the organisation of all the association’s gatherings will hold all minutes of the meeting.

  • All payments or funds to the association should be collected or sent to the treasurer. He/she must submit a review of all the financial accounts throughout the past year of the AGM. All financial dealings must be clearly recorded and may be observed at any time of the year. He/she will pay all bills or expenses authorised by the committee or the GM

  • The Association may obtain a pecuniary gain from its activities when such gain is not received or credited to any private interest but is exclusively utilized for the purposes of the Organisation. It may also buy, sell or otherwise deal in goods or services where such activities are exclusively related to its principal purposes.

  • Cheques are to be signed by the president and treasurer.

   . The president and or secretary represent the MDTA for any related matters or issues including Civil Court sittings.

    . An extraordinary GM may be held:

a- To fill in vacancies at committee level

b- To discuss and decide on any matter submitted to the committee, or any proposal/request of members, that is signed by not less than 5 members.

 The association should hold a GM once a year, where a new committee is elected, after the president submits a full report of all the activities the organisation held and the meetings it attended in relation to the interests of its members. The treasurer also presents the annual financial report.

  • Notice for a GM must be received not less than three working days before the scheduled date. When members who for some reason, have not been notified, this does not render the meeting invalid. For urgent matters, a GM may be assembled by a call on the radio or any other means of communication.

  • The quorum for a GM is reached when two thirds of all registered members are present; there will be a half-hour delay on the same premises in case a quorum is not attained with those present.

  • Majority votes are decisive in a GM and when equal numbers of votes occur, the president will have a casting vote.

  • Funds related to the association must be utilized according to the committee’s directives. The monies when amounting to over 116Euro, should be deposited at a local bank, which the same committee has approved,

  • Every member of the association has the right to submit his/her complaint/request to the committee. Should the complaint/report regard another of it’s members, the committee is bound to receive the other member’s view to come to a compromise and if possible find a just solution between the two parties.

  • If the report concerns a third party, the committee is duty bound to protect the interests of its member. If the report involves any of its principals or general interests of the association, the committee should call for a GM to discuss, decide and forward the necessary proceedings in support of its member and the association’s interests.

  • Nominations should be notified three weeks before the new committee is formed. The nominees should be known a week before the AGM where the new committee is elec

  • Upon dissolution, all assets of the Association shall be applied in favour of another organisation with similar purposes which may be selected by the administrators and members.