Protecting the public and
guiding the professions

For Professionals

The Council regulates the health professions in the country in aspects pertaining to registration, education and training, professional conduct and ethical behaviour, ensuring continuing professional development, and fostering compliance with healthcare standards.

Legislation

General Rules & Regulations

Proposed regulations and rules
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Proposed regulations relating to the registration of students as registered counsellors –
GN R756 / GG 33498 / 20100830
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Proposed amendments to regulations relating to the performance of community service by persons registering in terms of the Act - GN R982 / GG 33691 / 20101029 View document
Proposed amendments to the regulations relating to performance of community service by persons registering in terms of the Health Professions Act 1974 – GN R88 / GG 34008 / 20110207 View document
Proposed amendments to ethical rules of conduct for practitioners registered under Health Professions Act 1974 – BN 138 / GG 35587 / 2012 View document

Regulations
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Regulations relating to the returns and information to be furnished by registered persons – GN R1883/91 View document
Regulations relating to performance of community service by persons registering in terms of the health professions act 1974 – GN R688/98 View document
Regulations relating to the functions and functioning of professional boards –
GN R979/99
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Regulations relating to impairment of students and practitioners –
GN R495/2001
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Regulations relating to the conduct of inquiries into alleged unprofessional conduct under the health professions act 1974 – GN R102/2009 View document
Regulations relating to the suspension of practitioners –
GN R1356/2002
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Regulations relating to the nominations and appointments of members of a professional board –
GN R1257/2008
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Regulations relating to the registration of health practitioners restricted to non-clinical practice –
GN R223/2008
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Regulations relating to fees payable to council –
GN R279/2008
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Regulations relating to the registration of persons who hold qualifications not prescribed for registration –
GN R101/2009
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Regulations relating to fines which may be imposed by a committee of enquiry against practitioners found guilty of improper or disgraceful conduct under the health professions act 1974 – GN R632/2010 View document
Regulations relating to indemnity cover for registered health practitioners - GN R755 / GG33498 / 20100830 View document

Rules
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Rules relating to the registration of students in the supplementary health service professions –
BN 130/94
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Rules relating to the conduct of the business and the procedure at meetings of the council –
BN 120/2003
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Rules relating to the payment of annual fees –
BN 1/2014
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Rules relating to continuing education and training for registered health practitioners –
BN 29 / GG 29716 / 20070323
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Rules relating to the payment of fees for accreditation of education and training offered by education and training institutions under the health professions act 1974 –
BN 43/2009
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Rules relating to fees payable to council -
BN 2/2014
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