Health Practitioner Regulation National Law (NSW) No 86a
Current version for 19 December 2014 to date (accessed 26 January 2015 at 11:21)

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(1)  This section applies if—
(a)  immediately before the participation day for a participating jurisdiction, a class of persons held a type of registration in, or was endorsed or otherwise authorised to practise, a health profession under the law of that jurisdiction; and
(b)  from the participation day, persons in that class are not registered, endorsed or otherwise authorised to practise the profession by another provision of this Division.
(2)  From the participation day, persons in that class are taken to hold the type of registration in the health profession that is specified for the class of persons in the registration transition plan prepared under subsection (3) by the National Board established for that profession.
(3)  Before the participation day, each National Board must prepare a registration transition plan that includes details of the type of registration that is to be held under this Law by a class of persons referred to in subsection (1).
(4)  In preparing a registration transition plan, a National Board must—
(a)  comply with any directions given by the Ministerial Council that are relevant to the transitional arrangements for the registration of the class of persons; and
(b)  have regard to the principle that persons in the class are to be given the widest possible scope of practice of the profession that is consistent with—
(i)  the authority the class of persons had to practise the profession before the participation day; and
(ii)  the protection of the safety of the public.
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