Podiatrists Act 2003 No 69
26 Grounds for complaints
(1) A complaint may be made under this Act concerning:
(a) the professional conduct of a registered podiatrist,
(b) the provision of a podiatry service by a registered
Note. Subsection (1) ensures consistency between this Act and the
Health Care Complaints Act
1993 with respect to the kinds of complaints that can be made
about registered podiatrists.
(2) Without limiting the generality of subsection (1), a complaint may
be made that a registered podiatrist:
(a) has, either in or outside New South Wales, been convicted of or
made the subject of a criminal finding for an offence, and the circumstances
of the offence are such as to render the podiatrist unfit in the public
interest to be registered as a podiatrist, or
(b) is guilty of unsatisfactory professional conduct or professional
(c) is not competent to practise podiatry, or
(d) suffers from an impairment, or
(e) is not of good character.
(3) A complaint need not be made in terms that are strictly in
accordance with the terminology of this section.
(4) In determining for the purposes of this Act whether a podiatrist
is of good character regard may be had to conduct of the podiatrist before
becoming registered as a podiatrist.