Government Notice No. R.175
8 March 2013
South African Nursing Council
Regulations Relating to the Particulars to be Furnished to the Council for Keeping the Register for Nursing Practitioners; the Manner of Effecting Alterations to the Register; and Certificates that may be Issued by the Council: Amendment
The Minister of Health has, in terms of section 58(1) of the Nursing Act, 2005 (Act No. 33 of 2005), after consultation with the South African Nursing Council, made the regulations in the Schedule.
1. In this schedule “the Regulations” means the regulations published under Government Notice No. R.195 of 19 February 2008.
Amendment of regulation 14 of the Regulations
2. Regulation 14 of the Regulations is hereby amended by─
(a) the substitution for paragraph (e) of subregulation (1) of the following paragraph─
“(e) A person who, prior to the commencement of the Act was enrolled or eligible to be enrolled as a nurse, must be transferred to the category staff nurse (enrolled nursing) in the Register for Nursing Practitioners.”;
(b) the substitution for paragraph (i) of subregulation (1) of the following paragraph─
“(i) A person who, prior to the commencement of the Act was registered or eligible to be registered as a psychiatric nurse and who has not been transferred to the category professional nurse in terms of paragraphs (a), (b) or (c) of this subregulation, must be transferred to the category professional nurse (psychiatric nursing) in the Register for Nursing Practitioners.”; and
(c) the substitution for paragraph (c) of subregulation (2) of the following paragraph─
“(c) completes the course prescribed by the regulations published under Government Notice No. R.2175 of 19 November 1993 must be registered in the category staff nurse (enrolled nursing).”.
DR A MOTSOALEDI, MP
MINISTER OF HEALTH
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