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Nursing Act, 2005

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To regulate the nursing profession; and to provide for matters connected therewith.

 

Last update: June 2018


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Latest Developments:

 

The Nursing Act, 2005 (Act No. 33 of 2005) has been updated by Regulations, Fees Payable to the Council in terms of the Regulations regarding Fees and Fines Payable to the South African Nursing Council as per Notice No. R. 656 of GG41742 dated 28 June 2018.

 

The Nursing Act, 2005 (Act No. 33 of 2005) has been amended by Board Notices, Notice Regarding Fees Payable to the Council in terms of the Regulations Regarding Fees and Fines Payable to the South African Nursing Council Board Notice 94 of 2016.

 

The Nursing Act, 2005 (Act No. 33 of 2005) has been amended by List of Approved Facilities for the Purposes of Performing Community Service by Nurses in the year 2016, Notice No. 689, Government Gazette 39070, dated 6 August 2015.

 

The Nursing Act, 2005 (Act No. 33 of 2005) has been amended by Regulations, Regulations Regarding an Appeal Against Decisions of the South African Nursing Council, Notice No. R. 778 of 2014, Government Gazette 38071 dated 8 October 2014.

 

The Nursing Act, 2005 (Act No. 33 of 2005) has been amended by Regulations, Regulations Setting Out the Acts or Omissions in Respect of which the Council May Take Disciplinary Steps, Notice No. R. 767 of 2014 dated 1 October 2014.

 

The Nursing Act, 2005 (Act No. 33 of 2005) has been amended by Regulations, Regulations Relating to the Conducting of Inquiries into Alleged Unfitness to Practise Due to Disability or Impairment of Persons Registered in terms of the Nursing Act, 2005 (Act No. 33 of 2005), Notice No. R. 490 of 2013, Government Gazette 36671 dated 15 July 2013.

 

The Nursing Act, 2005 (Act No. 33 of 2005) has been amended by Regulations, Notice Regarding Fees Payable to the Council in terms of the Regulations regarding Fees and Fines Payable to the South African Nursing Council Notice No. R. 452 of 2013, Government Gazette 36606 dated 28 June 2013.

 

The Nursing Act, 2005 (Act No. 33 of 2005) has been amended by Regulations, Regulations Relating to the Approval of and the Minimum Requirements for the Education and Training of a Learner leading to Registration in the Categories Professional Nurse and Midwife, Notice No. R. 174 of 2013, Government Gazette 36235 dated 8 March 2013.

 

The Nursing Act, 2005 (Act No. 33 of 2005) has been amended by Regulations, Regulations Relating to the Accreditation of Institutions as Nursing Education Institutions, Notice No. R. 173 of 2013, Government Gazette 36234 dated 8 March 2013.

 

The Nursing Act, 2005 (Act No. 33 of 2005) has been amended by Regulations, Regulations Relating to the Approval of and the Minimum Requirements for the Education and Training of a Learner Leading to Registration in the Category Staff Nurse, Notice No. R. 171 of 2013, Government Gazette 36232 dated 8 March 2013.

 

The Nursing Act, 2005 (Act No. 33 of 2005) has been amended by Regulations, Regulations Regarding Fees and Fines Payable to the South African Nursing Council, Notice No. R. 170 of 2013, Government Gazette 36231 dated 8 March 2013.

 

The Nursing Act, 2005 (Act No. 33 of 2005) has been amended by Regulations, Regulations relating to the Approval of and the Minimum Requirements for the Education and Training of a Learner Leading to the Registration in the Category Auxiliary Nurse, Notice No. R. 169 of 2013, Government Gazette 36230 dated 8 March 2013.

 

The Nursing Act, 2005 (Act No. 33 of 2005) has been amended by Regulations, Regulations Relating to the Conducting of Inquiries into Alleged Unfitness to Practice Due to Disability or Impairment of Persons registered in terms of the Nursing Act, 2005 (Act No. 33 of 2005), Notice No. R. 619 of 2011, Government Gazette 34494 dated 5 August 2011.

 

The Act has been updated by Government Notice R. 542. Nursing Council: Notice regarding fees payable to the Council in terms of the Regulations relating to the particulars to be furnished to the Council for keeping of the register for nursing practitioners. The manner of effecting alterations to the register and certificates that may be issued by the Council. Gazette 34409 dated 30 June 2011.

 

The Act has been updated with Regulations relating to Particulars to be furnished to the South African Nursing Council – Notice No. R. 195 in Government Gazette No. 30786 dated 19 February 2008, and Notice No. R. 578 regarding Fees Payable to the Council, in Government Gazette No. 33340 dated 30 June 2010.

 

The Nursing Act, 2005 (Act No. 33 of 2005) has been updated by the inclusion of Regulations relating to Performance of Community Service published in Government Gazette No. 30184 dated 24 August 2007; as well as two Government Notices dated 22 February 2008 and 13 March 2008;

 

The Nursing Act, 2005 (Act No. 33 of 2005), has been amended by Regulations, Regulations relating to the Course Leading to Enrolment as a Nursing Auxiliary, Notice No. R. 2176 of 1993.

 

The Nursing Act, 2005 (Act No. 33 of 2005) has been added to the site, as published in Government Gazette No. 28883 dated 29 May 2006.