This regulation may be cited as the Health Legislation Amendment Regulation 2022.
The following provisions commence on 1 July 2022—(a)part 2;(b)sections 8 to 10;(c)part 5.
Part 2 Amendment of Hospital and Health Boards Regulation 2012
This part amends the Hospital and Health Boards Regulation 2012.
omit, insert—For section 139 of the Act, definition prescribed health professional, paragraph (a), the following health professionals are prescribed—(a)a health professional—(i)who is registered under the Health Practitioner Regulation National Law in a health profession mentioned in schedule 2C, part 1, column 1; and(ii)whose registration under that Law is of a type mentioned opposite in schedule 2C, part 1, column 2;(b)a health professional who—(i)provides a health service mentioned in schedule 2C, part 2, column 1; and(ii)satisfies the condition for provision of the health service mentioned opposite in schedule 2C, part 2, column 2.
5Amendment of sch 2C (Prescribed health practitioners)
(1)Schedule 2C, heading, ‘practitioners’—
professionals(2)Schedule 2C, before the table—
Part 1 Health professionals registered under the Health Practitioner Regulation National Law(3)Schedule 2C, after part 1—
The health professional is—(a) an Audiology Australia Accredited Audiologist; or(b) an audiologist who is a Full/Ordinary member of the Australian College of Audiology; or(c) an audiologist who is a Fellow of the Australian College of Audiology.
The health professional is accredited, by Dietitians Australia, as—(a) a Provisional Accredited Practising Dietitian; or(b) a Full Accredited Practising Dietitian; or(c) an Advanced Accredited Practising Dietitian; or(d) a Fellow of Dietitians Australia.
The health professional is accredited, by Exercise and Sports Science Australia, as an Accredited Exercise Physiologist.
The health professional—(a) is registered with the Australian Orthoptic Board; and(b) is a member of Orthoptics Australia.
The health professional is certified by the Australian Orthotic Prosthetic Association as a Certified Orthotist/Prosthetist.
The health professional is an ordinary member of the Australian Association of Social Workers, other than a retired ordinary member.
The health professional is a member of Speech Pathology Australia who is—(a) a Certified Practising Speech Pathologist; or(b) a Provisional Certified Practising Speech Pathologist.
Part 3 Amendment of Mental Health Regulation 2017
This part amends the Mental Health Regulation 2017.
(1)Section 4(1), before paragraph (a)—
insert—(aa)a registrant who holds general registration if—(i)the registrant is an overseas-trained health practitioner who holds a qualification in psychiatry; and(ii)the registrant’s qualification has been assessed by the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Psychiatrists as substantially comparable to the qualification called ‘Fellowship of the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Psychiatrists’;(3)Section 4(2)—
insert—general registration means general registration in the medical profession under the Health Practitioner Regulation National Law.
(1)Schedule 1, section 1, heading, after ‘laws for’—
particular(2)Schedule 1, section 1(2), definition relevant provision, first dot point, ‘section 355(7)’—
section 355(8)(3)Schedule 1, section 1(2), definition relevant provision, second last and last dot points—
omit, insert—•section 520(2)(b)(iii)•section 527(2)(b)(iii).
(1)Schedule 1, section 2, ‘and (2)’—
and (5)(2)Schedule 1, section 2, last dot point, after ‘warrant’—
or another document (however described)
Schedule 1, section 4—
Part 4 Amendment of Public Health Regulation 2018
This part amends the Public Health Regulation 2018.
After section 49C—
insert—For section 279AO(1)(b) of the Act, the agreement mentioned in schedule 3, part 4 is prescribed.
13Amendment of sch 1 (Notifiable conditions)
14Amendment of sch 2 (Immediate notifications)
15Amendment of sch 3 (Agreements)
(1)Schedule 3, authorising provision, ‘44 and 48’—
44, 48 and 49D(2)Schedule 3—
insert—•The agreement dated 11 February 2022 called ‘Agreement pursuant to section 279AO of the Public Health Act 2005 (Qld)’ between the State of Queensland acting through Queensland Health and Resources Safety and Health Queensland.
Part 5 Amendment of Radiation Safety Regulation 2021
This part amends the Radiation Safety Regulation 2021.
omit, insert—For section 51(2) of the Act, the following Act instruments are prescribed—(a)a licence;(b)an accreditation certificate;(c)a radiation safety officer certificate.
18Omission of sch 7 (Proof of identity documents)