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This section contains the Health and Social Work Professions Order 2001, the legislation establishing the HCPC, and the Constitution Order 2009 which was made by the Privy Council and sets out the composition of the Council.
The Health and Social Work Professions Order was made under section 60 of the Health Act 1999 and came into force on 12 February 2002.
The Health and Social Work Professions Order 2001 is provided in two forms - the official and original version of the order published by the Office of Public Sector Information (OPSI) and an unofficial consolidated version incorporating all of the amendments made to the order up to 1 April 2014. The consolidated version is an internal working document produced by our solicitors and parliamentary agents which has no official status. A consolidated version of the constitution order is also provided.