Health Practitioners Competence Assurance Act 2003

Part 6 Structures and administration

Continuation and establishment of authorities

114 Authorities appointed

(1)

Each body named in column 1 of Schedule 2

(a)

continues in existence and is appointed as an authority under this Act in respect of the profession specified opposite to it in column 2 of that schedule; and

(b)

is to be known by the name by which it is identified in column 1 of that schedule.

(2)

This subsection establishes a body corporate as the authority appointed in respect of the professions of dentistry, dental hygiene, clinical dental technology, dental technology, and dental therapy; that authority is to be known as the Dental Council.

(3)

This subsection establishes a body corporate as the authority appointed in respect of the profession of midwifery; that authority is to be known as the Midwifery Council.

(4)

This subsection establishes a body corporate as the authority appointed in respect of the profession of osteopathy; that authority is to be known as the Osteopathic Council.

(5)

This subsection establishes a body corporate as the authority appointed in respect of the profession of pharmacy; that authority is to be known as the Pharmacy Council.