Health Practitioner Regulation National Law (NSW) No 86a
Current version for 24 November 2014 to date (accessed 29 November 2014 at 13:19)

281   Protected titles for certain specialist health practitioners

(1)  This section applies if—
(a)  immediately before the participation day for a participating jurisdiction, a person held specialist registration in a health profession in that jurisdiction; and
(b)  on the participation day the health profession is not a profession for which specialist recognition operates under this Law.
(2)  Despite section 118, the person does not commit an offence during the transition period merely because the person takes or uses—
(a)  the title “specialist health practitioner”; or
(b)  another title the person was entitled to use under the law of the participating jurisdiction as in force immediately before the participation day.
(3)  In this section—

transition period means the period—

(a)  starting at the beginning of the commencement day; and
(b)  ending at the end of the day that is 3 years after the commencement day.

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