Health Practitioner Regulation National Law (NSW) No 86a
Current version for 24 November 2014 to date (accessed 28 November 2014 at 22:02)

253   Accreditation functions exercised by existing accreditation entities

(1)  This section applies to an entity that, immediately before the commencement day, was an entity appointed by the Ministerial Council under the repealed Law to exercise functions with respect to accreditation for a health profession under the national registration and accreditation scheme.
(2)  From the commencement day, the entity is taken to have been appointed under this Law to exercise the functions for the health profession.
(3)  An accreditation standard approved by the entity for a health profession, and in force immediately before the commencement day, is taken to be an approved accreditation standard for the health profession under this Law.
(4)  The National Board established for the health profession must, not later than 3 years after the commencement day, review the arrangements for the exercise of accreditation functions for the health profession.
(5)  The National Board must ensure the process for the review includes wide-ranging consultation about the arrangements for the exercise of the accreditation functions.
(6)  If an entity is taken under subsection (2) to have been appointed to exercise an accreditation function for a health profession, the National Board established for the profession must not, before the day that is 3 years after the commencement day, end that entity‚Äôs appointment.
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