(1) The Minister may, in accordance with guidelines determined under subsection (2), decide whether to accredit a podiatrist.
(2) The Minister may, by legislative instrument:
(a) determine guidelines for making a decision as to whether a podiatrist is to be accredited; and
(b) from time to time, vary or revoke any guidelines so made.
(3) A decision as to whether a podiatrist should be accredited must be made in accordance with the guidelines in force at the time the decision is made.
(5) As soon as practicable after making a decision to accredit, or to refuse to accredit, a podiatrist, the Minister must notify the podiatrist, in writing, of that decision. If the decision is a decision to refuse to accredit, the notification must include reasons for the refusal.