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Submissions Open on Social Workers Registration Legislation

Published: Fri 1 Dec 2017 10:12 AM
Submissions Are Open on the Social Workers Registration Legislation Bill
The Social Services and Community Committee is seeking submissions on the Social Workers Registration Legislation Bill. The bill aims to amend the Social Workers Registration Act 2003 to:
• apply the voluntary registration system to all workers
• protect the use of the title “social worker”
• ensure that social workers are competent and fit to practise
• provide an appropriate complaints and disciplinary process.
The bill also seeks to amend existing provisions to improve the effectiveness and transparency of the Act.
Tell the Social Services and Community Committee what you think
Send your submission on the bill by midnight on Wednesday 31 January 2018.
For more details about the bill:
Read the full content of the bill
Get more details on the bill
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