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Government Notice No. R. 3735
14 November 1969
     as amended by
 
No. R. 171
12 February 1971
No. R. 1204
7 July 1972
No. R. 1647
20 September 1974
No. R. 2207
31 October 1980
No. R. 53
15 January 1988
No. R. 1130
23 September 1999
No. R. 708
22 July 2005
No. R. 1132
17 November 2006
  

South African Nursing Council

 

Regulations Regarding Registers for Students

 

The Minister of Health, in terms of section 11 (1) of the Nursing Act, 1957 (Act 69 of 1957), has approved of the following regulations regarding registers for students, made by the South African Nursing Council in substitution for the regulations published under Government Notice R. 939 of 28 June 1963, as amended by Notice R. 2015 of 27 December 1963:-

 

 Particulars to be entered in the registers

1.    The following particulars shall be entered in the register in respect of each student:-

(a)    Full names;

(b)    male or female;

(c)    course of study;

(d)    date of commencement or resumption of the course;

(e)    university or nursing school.

 

Admission to the registers

2. (1) (a)    An application for registration as a student in the form of Annexure A, together with the applicant's birth certificate, or a certified copy of the relevant page in the applicant's identity document shall be lodged with the Council within two months of the date of commencement of the course of study.

(b)    If such application is lodged after expiry of the period of two months referred to, only the instruction undergone during the two months prior to the lodging date shall be recognized as part of the course of study.

(c)    In the case of students who commence from 1 January 1988 with the course of study leading to registration as a nurse (general, psychiatric and community) and midwife, as prescribed by Government Notice R. 425 of 22 February 1985, as amended, the application for registration shall be accompanied by an amount of eighty-two rand and forty-six cents (R82,46), excluding VAT.

[ The above amount is effective from 17 November 2006. The amount was previously R75,00, excluding VAT. ]

(d)    In the case of an application for registration as a student for any other course of study, the application shall be accompanied by an amount of eighty-two rand and forty-six cents (R82,46), excluding VAT.

[ The above amount is effective from 17 November 2006. The amount was previously R75,00, excluding VAT. ]

(2)    In the case of a Coloured or Indian or Bantu student, the names reflected in the application shall be the names appearing on the identity document or the reference book.

(3)    A certificate of registration shall be issued in a form determined by the council.

 

Removal from the registers

3.    The name of a student shall be removed from the register-

(1)    on death;

(2)    on the termination of a course for any reason before completion, including a transfer to another university or nursing school. The registrar of the university or the person in charge of the nursing school shall lodge a notice of termination in a form determined by the council;

(3)    on completion of a course. The registrar of university or the person in charge of the nursing school shall lodge a notice of completion in a form determined by the council;

(4)    by resolution of the council in terms of the Act.

 

Restoration to the registers

4. (1)    An application for restoration in the form of Annexure A and an amount of eighty-two rand and forty-six cents (R82,46), excluding VAT shall be lodged within two (2) months of the date of resumption of any course. If the application is lodged later, only the instruction undergone during the two (2) months prior to the lodging date shall be recognised.

[ The above amount is effective from 17 November 2006. The amount was previously R75,00, excluding VAT. ]

(2)    A certificate of restoration shall be issued in a form determined by the council.

 

Change of name

5.    A student shall notify the council, in writing, of a change of name by marriage or other process of law. The council may demand documentary or other proof of the change. In the case of marriage, the marriage certificate shall be submitted. Documents shall be returned.

 

ANNEXURE A

 

THE SOUTH AFRICAN NURSING COUNCIL

APPLICATION FOR REGISTRATION OR RESTORATION AS A STUDENT

Surname

Maiden name (if applicable)

First names in full

Sex

Date of birth

Race classification in terms of the Population Registration Act, 1950(1)

Are you permanently resident in the Republic

If permanently resident in the Republic, state identity number assigned in terms of the Population Registration Act, 1950

Educational standard

Course of study

Date of commencement/resumption(2) of course

Are you a registered nurse or midwife

Are you an enrolled nurse, or midwife or nursing assistant

Have you been convicted of an offence in any country(3)

Is a charge of an offence pending against you in any country(3)

Date

Signature of student

Name of university or nursing school

Remarks

Date

Signature of registrar of university or person in charge of the nursing school

 

(1)    State 'White' or 'Coloured' or 'Indian' or 'Bantu'.

(2)    Delete what does not apply.

(3)    If the reply to any of these questions is 'Yes', full details must be submitted with the application.

 

   

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