Health Practitioner Regulation National Law (NSW) No 86a
Current version for 19 December 2014 to date (accessed 28 January 2015 at 20:12)

155C   Action that may be taken by Council [NSW]

(1)  After receiving the report of an assessor about a performance assessment, a Council may—
(a)  decide that no further action should be taken in respect of the registered health practitioner the subject of the report; or
(b)  require a Performance Review Panel to conduct a performance review in relation to the practitioner; or
(c)  make a complaint against the practitioner; or
(d)  refer the matter to an Impaired Registrants Panel; or
(e)  counsel the practitioner or direct the practitioner to attend counselling.
(2)  A Council must make a complaint against the practitioner concerned if the assessment—
(a)  raises a significant issue of public health or safety that, in the opinion of the Council, requires investigation by the Commission; or
(b)  raises a prima facie case of professional misconduct by a registered health practitioner, or unsatisfactory professional conduct by a registered health practitioner.
(3)  This section does not limit a Council’s powers under section 150.
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