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Health Professions Act, 1974

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To establish the Health Professions Council of South Africa; to provide for control over the training, registration and practices of practitioners of health professions; and to provide for matters incidental thereto.

 

Last update: April 2017


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Latest developments:

 

The Health Professions Act, 1974 (Act No. 56 of 1974) has been amended by Regulations Relating to the Registration of Audiology Students, Notice No. 329, dated 7 April 2017.

 

The Health Professions Act, 1974 (Act No. 56 of 1974) has been amended by Government Gazette 35773, dated 9 October 2012 – Notice R. 827; Regulations relating to Students as registered Counsellors.

 

The Health Professions Act, 1974 (Act No. 56 of 1974) has been amended by;

Government Gazette 35517, dated 20 July 2012 – Board Notice 122; Rules Relating to the Registration by Medical Practitioners and Dentists of Additional Qualifications: Amendment

Government Gazette 35353 dated 15 May 2012 – Notice R.390; Regulations Relating to the Registration by Medical Technicians in the Category Immunology

 

The Health Professions Act, 1974 (Act No. 56 of 1974) has been updated by:

Government Gazette 35362 dated 21 May 2012 - Notice R.394; Regulations relating to the Registration of Intern Psychologists

Government Gazette 35363 dated 21 May 2012 - Notice R.395; Regulations relating to the Registration of Student Dental Assistants: Amendment

Government Gazette 35364 dated 21 May 2012 - Notice R.396; Regulations relating to the Registration of Dental Assistants

Government Gazette 35367 dated 21 May 2012 - Notice R.399; Regulations relating to the Registration of Medical Technicians in the Category Tuberculosis (Bacterium)

 

The Health Professions Act, 1974 (Act No. 56 of 1974) Government Gazette 35296 dated 4 May 2012 – Board Notice 78; Rules Relating to Fees Payable to Council

 

The Health Professions Act, 1974 (Act No. 56 of 1974) has now been updated from 1998 up to 2008 and amended by notice 803 from Government Gazette 34632 – Amendment to Act

 

The Health Professions Act, 1974 (Act No. 56 of 1974) has been added to the site, and amended up to 1998.