Health Practitioners Competence Assurance Act 2003

Savings for exemptions under Medical Auxiliaries Act 1966

176 Continuation of exemptions under Medical Auxiliaries Act 1966

(1)

In this section, exempted person means a person who, immediately before the commencement of this section, was entitled to rely on an exemption granted by or under regulations made under the Medical Auxiliaries Act 1966.

(2)

For the purposes of subsection (3), the exempted person may continue to rely on the exemption until the expiry of the period (if any) for which it was granted.

(3)

For so long as the exempted person may under subsection (2) continue to rely on the exemption, the person is not to be regarded as contravening a provision of this Act merely because he or she performs an act in reliance on, and in accordance with any conditions imposed by, the exemption.