The SRNA was established in 1917. The power and authority for the SRNA comes from The Registered Nurses Act, 1988 which was passed by provincial legislation and describes the SRNA’s mandate and role.
Links are provided with the consent of the Queen’s Printer for Saskatchewan pursuant to the Government of Saskatchewan copyright policies. Adobe Acrobat version of The Registered Nurses Act, 1988 is available through the Queen’s Printer’s website at http://www.qp.gov.sk.ca/documents/English/Statutes/Statutes/R12-2.pdf. Amendments to The Registered Nurses Act, 1988 can be found at http://www.qp.gov.sk.ca/documents/english/Chapters/2003/Chap-10.pdf
NOTE: This is to advise that Bill 128, An Act to Amend Certain Statutes to Facilitate Labour Mobility (Re: The Agreement on Internal Trade) - http://www.qp.gov.sk.ca/documents/english/FirstRead/2009/Bill-128.pdf received Royal Assent on May 20, 2010 and is in effect immediately. Page 13
S.S. 1988-89, c.R-12.2, section 19 amended
32 Section 19 of The Registered Nurses Act, 1988 is amended:
(a) by repealing subclause (1)(a)(ii) and substituting the following:
“(ii) is registered as the equivalent of a registered nurse in good standing pursuant to the legislation of another jurisdiction in Canada, or the legislation of a jurisdiction outside of Canada that is recognized by the council”; and
(b) by repealing subsections (2) and (3).