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The Registered Homes (Northern Ireland) Order 1992

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Conditions of registration

20.—(1) Subject to paragraph (2), the registration of any person in respect of a nursing home shall be subject to such conditions (to be specified in the certificate of registration issued under Article 19(4)) as the Board considers appropriate.

(2) It shall be a condition of the registration of any person in respect of a nursing home that the number of persons kept in the home at any one time (excluding persons carrying on or employed at the home and their relatives) does not exceed such number as may be specified in the certificate of registration.

(3) Without prejudice to the generality of paragraph (1), the conditions imposed under that paragraph by a Board on the registration of any person in respect of a nursing home may include conditions for regulating the age, sex or category of persons who may be received in the home.

(4) The Board may from time to time—

(a)vary any condition for the time being in force in respect of a home by virtue of this Part; or

(b)impose an additional condition,

either on the application of a person registered in respect of it or without such an application.

(5) The power of the Board to vary any condition mentioned in paragraph (4)(a) includes, subject to paragraph (2), power to cancel any such condition; and references in this Part to the variation of a condition by the Board shall be construed accordingly.

(6) If any condition for the time being in force in respect of a home by virtue of this Part is not complied with, any person registered in respect of the home shall be guilty of an offence and liable on summary conviction to a fine not exceeding level 4 on the standard scale.

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