This order is administered by the Ministry of Health.
At Wellington this 21st day of May 2007
Pursuant to section 115 of the Health Practitioners Competence Assurance Act 2003, His Excellency the Governor-General makes the following order, acting—
(a) on the advice and with the consent of the Executive Council; and
(b) on the recommendation of the Minister of Health, who is satisfied of the matters set out in section 116 of the Health Practitioners Competence Assurance Act 2003.
3 Psychotherapy services designated as health profession
4 Establishment of Psychotherapists Board
This order is the Health Practitioners Competence Assurance (Designation of Psychotherapy Services as Health Profession) Order 2007.
This order comes into force on 15 October 2007.
Psychotherapy services are designated as a health profession.
The Psychotherapists Board is established as the authority appointed in respect of the health profession of psychotherapy.
for Clerk of the Executive Council.
This note is not part of the order, but is intended to indicate its general effect.
This order, which comes into force on 15 October 2007, is made under section 115 of the Health Practitioners Competence Assurance Act 2003.
•designates psychotherapy services as a health profession; and
•establishes the Psychotherapists Board as the authority appointed in respect of the health profession of psychotherapy.
The effect of this order is that the profession of psychotherapy will be regulated under the Health Practitioners Assurance Act 2003.
Issued under the authority of the Acts and Regulations Publication Act 1989.
Date of notification in Gazette: 24 May 2007.