This note is not part of the order, but is intended to indicate its general effect.
This order, which comes into force on 15 January 2010, revokes clause 5 of the Schedule of the Health Practitioners Competence Assurance (Restricted Activities) Order 2005.
The effect of revoking this clause is that performing a psychosocial intervention with an expectation of treating a serious mental illness without the approval of a registered health practitioner is no longer a restricted activity in terms of section 9 of the Health Practitioners Competence Assurance Act 2003.
Date of notification in Gazette: 17 December 2009.
This order is administered by the Ministry of Health.