Appeal provisions are set out in part 5 of the Health Practitioners Competence Assurance Act 2003.
Practitioners may appeal to a District Court against a decision of the Osteopathic Council to:
Practitioners may appeal to the High Court against:
An appeal must be brought to the appropriate court by way of notice of appeal in accordance with rules of the court and must be lodged within 20 working days after the notice of the authority decision or order is communicated to the appellant.
It is normal for practitioners seeking to exercise a right of appeal to seek the advice and services of a lawyer to act on their behalf.
Click here to read a report from the HDC regarding osteopath C and the osteopathic clinic.
The dates for the 2016 regional conferences have been set so please make a note on your calendar. Registration forms and agendas will available in the new year.
Auckland - 28th May
Christchurch - 27th August
Wellington - 26th November
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