Legislation, Regulation and By-Laws


The Manitoba government establishes the legislation that governs health professions.

The Registered Psychiatric Nurses Act sets out, in law, the powers, duties and responsibilities of the CRPNM, its members and their employers.

The Registered Psychiatric Nurses Act defines the practice of psychiatric nursing, the regulation of the profession and gives the authority for members to use of the title Registered Psychiatric Nurse, or any variation or abbreviation of that title.

The Registered Psychiatric Nurse Regulation addresses the registration requirements, standards for education and practice, code of ethics and continuing competence.

The following regulations were published on the Manitoba Laws website on April 17, 2015:



The CRPNM By-laws specify governance and procedural matters and identify how the CRPNM will conduct its business.

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