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Newfoundland and Labrador
Regulation 2016


NEWFOUNDLAND AND LABRADOR REGULATION 58/16

NEWFOUNDLAND AND LABRADOR
REGULATION 58/16

Registered Nurses Regulations (Amendment)
under the
Registered Nurses Act, 2008

(Filed September 28, 2016)

Under the authority of section 11 of the Registered Nurses Act, 2008, the Council of the Association of Registered Nurses of Newfoundland and Labrador, with the approval of the Minister of Health and Community Services, makes the following regulations.

Dated at St. John’s, September 7, 2016.

Julie Nicholas
President
Council of the Association of Registered Nurses
 of Newfoundland and Labrador

Dr. John Haggie
Minister of Health and Community Services


REGULATIONS

Analysis


        1.   S.4 Amdt.
Provisional registration

        2.   S.5 Amdt.
Registered nurse licence

        3.   S.7 R&S
Exam failure-registered nurse      

        4.   S.12 Amdt.
Renewal of registered nurse licence

        5.   Transitional


NLR 66/13
as amended

        1. Subsection 4(3) of the Registered Nurses Regulations is repealed and the following substituted:

             (3)  Registration in the provisional register may be renewed but a person's name shall be removed from the provisional register where 36 months have elapsed from the date the person was entered in the provisional register.

 

        2. Subparagraph 5(1)(c)(i) of the regulations is repealed and the following substituted:

                      (i)  graduated from an approved baccalaureate nursing education program within the 36 month period immediately preceding the application for a licence,

 

        3. Section 7 of the regulations is repealed and the following substituted:

Exam failure-registered nurse

        7. (1) Where a person fails a first writing of the approved registered nurse examination his or her interim licence shall be revoked but he or she may remain registered on the provisional register and may be granted a further interim licence subject to the conditions and restrictions determined by the council.

             (2)  Where a person fails a second writing of the approved registered nurse examination his or her interim licence granted under subsection (1) shall be revoked but he or she may remain registered on the provisional register.

             (3)  Where a person has not successfully completed the approved registered nurse examination at the time he or she is removed from the provisional register, he or she shall not be eligible for registration.

 

        4. Subparagraph 12(1)(e)(i) of the regulations is repealed and the following substituted:

                      (i)  graduated from an approved baccalaureate nursing education program within the 36 month period immediately preceding the application for a licence,

Transitional

        5. (1) Where

             (a)  a person obtained his or her nursing education in Canada;

             (b)  less than 36 months have elapsed from the date he or she graduated from an approved baccalaureate nursing education program; and

             (c)  he or she was removed from the provisional register before the coming into force of these regulations,

that person shall be considered to be on the provisional register for the purpose of writing the approved registered nurse examination for 36 months after he or she graduated from an approved baccalaureate nursing education program.

             (2)  Where

             (a)  a person obtained his or her nursing education outside Canada;

             (b)  less than 36 months have elapsed from the date he or she was originally placed on the provisional register; and

             (c)  he or she was removed from the provisional register before the coming into force of these regulations,

that person shall be considered to be on the provisional register for the purpose of writing the approved registered nurse examination for 36 months after he or she was originally placed on the provisional register.

             (3)  A person who successfully completes the approved registered nurse examination while he or she is considered to be on the provisional register under subsection (1) or (2) is eligible for registration.