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.
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Powers to call for information or documents. Persons registered under Occupational Therapy Act deemed to be registered under this Act. Complaints and disciplinary proceedings. Interpretation of terms used in this subpart. Continuation of status of educational institutions. Persons registered under Chiropractors Act deemed to be registered under this Act.
This Act is administered by the Ministry of Health. Persons holding certificates of temporary registration under Optometrists and Dispensing Opticians Act Minister may give directions to resolve dispute. 2003 practitioners holding interim registration. Funding of Tribunal and recovery of costs and fines.
Health Practitioners Competence Assurance Act
Unqualified person must not claim to be health practitioner. Further provisions relating to authorities in Schedule 3. Resourcing of Tribunal and nomination of executive officers. Reference to medical laboratory technologists, etc, in other enactments.
Reference to physiotherapists actt other enactments. Authorities may be appointed in respect of additional professions. Regulating a new profession. Interim suspension of practising certificate pending prosecution or investigation.
Health Practitioners Competence Assurance Act | Ministry of Health NZ
Search within this Act. Pending applications for registration.
Assessment of practitioners practising under supervision. Prohibition of publication of names of complainants in 2030 cases. Special protection for certain witnesses. Skip to main content.
Health practitioners must not practise outside scope of practice. Health practitioner may apply for revocation of order. Time for filing charging document. Authority must notify certain persons of risk of harm to public.
Vacancies may be filled by Minister. Registrars to give effect to transitional provisions. In return for the increased 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.
Laying of charge before Tribunal. Reprint as at 7 March Application of Legislation Act to notices under section Persons registered under Dental Act deemed to be registered under this Act.
Notification of inability to perform required upca due to mental or physical condition. Unexpired annual phca certificates and licences and continuation of exemptions. Persons holding certificates of temporary registration as medical laboratory technologists under Medical Auxiliaries Act Persons holding certificates of temporary registration under Psychologists Act Continuation of exemptions from holding annual practising certificates or licences.
Repeal of Part 6 of Medical Practitioners Act and savings for existing quality assurance notices.
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Medical practitioners holding temporary registration. Medical practitioners holding probationary registration. Application for, and conferral of, protection on quality assurance activity. Hpcz for registration of practitioners. Continuation of competence reviews, competence programmes, and recertification programmes under Medical Practitioners Act Reference to dentists, etc, in other enactments.
Proceedings not invalid because of defect in appointment. Practitioners whose registration continued deemed to have authorised scope of practice.
Reference to occupational therapists 200 other enactments. The Health Practitioners Competence Assurance Act the Act provides a framework for the regulation of health practitioners in order to protect the public where there is a risk of harm from professional practice.
Notice of disciplinary proceedings to be given to practitioner. Application for revocation of order under section 95 or hpcz making of order under section Persons registered under Medical Practitioners Act deemed to be registered under this Act.