Nursing Council of New Zealand   (ABYO) Te Kaunihera Tapuhi o Aotearoa
1972 - current


GENERAL


The Nursing Council of New Zealand was the regulatory authority for nurses. Its primary function was to protect the health and safety of members of the public by ensuring that nurses were competent and fit to practise.


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Location : Wellington


Mandates

CREATED BY
  • Nurses Act 1971
RELEVANT LEGISLATION
  • Health Practitioners (Election of Members of Nursing Council of New Zealand) Regulations 2009 (SR 2009/211)
  • Health Practitioners Competence Assurance Act 2003
  • Nurses Act 1977
  • Nurses Regulations 1973 (SR 1973/245)
  • Nurses Regulations 1973, Amendment No.1 1977 (SR 1977/21)
  • Nurses Regulations 1979 (SR 1979/277)
  • Nurses Regulations 1979, Amendment No.1 1980 (SR 1980/74)
  • Nurses Regulations 1979, Amendment No.2 1981 (SR 1981/118)
  • Nurses Regulations 1979, Amendment No.3 1981 (SR 1981/245)
  • Nurses Regulations 1979, Amendment No.4 1982 (SR 1982/114)
  • Nurses Regulations 1979, Amendment No.5 1983 (SR 1983/69)
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Archives NZ description type : Agency (see more about description types)
Version Number: 3
Date Approved: 30/03/2020