to prescribe the qualifications required for scopes of practice within the profession, and, for that purpose, to accredit and monitor educational institutions and. The Council is a statutory body continued in existence by the Health Practitioners . Competence Assurance Act (the Act). The Act sets out several functions. Health Practitioners Competence Assurance Act Public Act No Date of assent 18 September Commencement see section.
Persons holding provisional certificates of registration under Psychologists Act Conditions for designating health services as health profession. Changes authorised by subpart 2 of Part 2 of the Legislation Act have been made in this official reprint. Appeal on question of law. Persons registered under Dietitians Act deemed to be registered under this Act. Persons registered under Nurses Act deemed to be registered under this Act.
Savings for exemptions under Medical Auxiliaries Act Repeal of Part 6 of Medical Practitioners Act and savings. Scope of practice must be endorsed on practising certificates. In return for the 2030 powers for the professions in respect of the clinical decisions that relate to fitness for registration and competence to practise, there are checks and balances to ensure that regulatory authorities are held accountable for complying with the provisions of the Act, through the Minister to Parliament.
Persons deemed registered under this Act deemed to have authorised scope of practice. Quality assurance activities under the Act. Authority must inform applicant that it proposes to depart from indicated scope of practice or to decline application.
Search within this Act.
Persons holding certificates of temporary registration under Nurses Act Application of fees, etc. Reference to physiotherapists in other enactments.
Responsible authorities under the Act. The Act incorporates the basic principles of ongoing competence and the separation of the registration process from the disciplinary process. Certain activities restricted to particular health practitioners. Unqualified person must not claim to be health practitioner.
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Notice of right of appeal. Note Changes authorised by subpart 2 of Part 2 of the Legislation Act have been made in this official reprint. Submissions received on the review are available from npca Ministry’s library. Persons holding provisional certificates under Medical Auxiliaries Act Grounds on which hpc practitioner may be disciplined. Entry to be cancelled on death of health practitioner.
Persons holding certificates of temporary registration under Chiropractors Act Following enactment of this Act no elections to be held for registration bodies. In doing so, the Act repealed 11 occupational statutes governing 13 professions. Approved educational institutions deemed to be institutions accredited by authorities.
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Persons holding certificates of temporary registration as medical radiation technologists under Medical Auxiliaries Act Court may refer matter back for reconsideration. Notice and service of documents.
Authorities to publish register. Unsatisfactory results of competence programme or recertification programme. Persons holding provisional certificates under Dental Act Laying of charge before Tribunal. Authorities may prescribe fees.
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Reference to medical practitioners in other enactments. Complaints about conduct before hppca of hpva section. Some are not regulated because they pose little risk of harm to the public; some are not regulated because they work under the supervision of a regulated profession; some are regulated in other ways.
Persons holding certificates of temporary registration as podiatrists under Medical Auxiliaries Act Continuation of pending investigations, inquiries, and disciplinary proceedings. Requirements for registration of practitioners.
Hpcq of complaints and notices of conviction to professional conduct committee. Notice of disciplinary proceedings to be given to practitioner. Professional conduct committees may receive evidence. Interim suspension of practising certificate or inclusion of conditions in scope of practice pending review or assessment.
Minister may give directions to resolve dispute. Committees may regulate own procedure.