Health Practitioner Regulation National Law (NSW) No 86a
Current version for 19 December 2014 to date (accessed 1 February 2015 at 11:35)

135   Criminal history check

(1)  A National Board may, at any time, obtain a written report about a registered health practitioner’s criminal history from any of the following—
(a)  CrimTrac;
(b)  a police commissioner;
(c)  an entity in a jurisdiction outside Australia that has access to records about the criminal history of persons in that jurisdiction.
(2)  Without limiting subsection (1), a report may be obtained under that subsection—
(a)  to check a statement made by a registered health practitioner in the practitioner’s application for renewal of registration; or
(b)  as part of an audit carried out by a National Board, to check statements made by registered health practitioners.
(3)  A criminal history law does not apply to a report under subsection (1).
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