Search Legislation

The Nurses, Midwives and Health Visitors (Professional Conduct) (Amendment) Rules 2001, Approval Order (Northern Ireland) 2001

What Version

 Help about what version
  • Latest available (Revised)
  • Original (As made)

Status:

This is the original version (as it was originally made). This item of legislation is currently only available in its original format.

Statutory Rules of Northern Ireland

2001 No. 76

NURSES, MIDWIVES AND HEALTH VISITORS

The Nurses, Midwives and Health Visitors (Professional Conduct) (Amendment) Rules 2001, Approval Order (Northern Ireland) 2001

Made

16th February 2001

Coming into operation

7th March 2001

I, the Right Honourable Sir Robert Carswell, Lord Chief Justice of Northern Ireland, in exercise of the powers conferred on me by sections 19(5) and 22(3) of, and Schedule 3 to, the Nurses, Midwives and Health Visitors Act 1997(1) and of all other powers enabling me in that behalf, hereby approve the Nurses, Midwives and Health Visitors (Professional Conduct) (Amendment) Rules 2001 made by the United Kingdom Central Council for Nursing, Midwifery and Health Visiting and set out in the Schedule hereto.

This Order may be cited as the Nurses, Midwives and Health Visitors (Professional Conduct) (Amendment) Rules 2001, Approval Order (Northern Ireland) 2001 and shall come into operation on 7th March 2001.

Robert Carswell

Lord Chief Justice of Northern Ireland

Dated 16th February 2001

SCHEDULEThe Nurses, Midwives and Health Visitors (Professional Conduct) (Amendment) Rules 2001

The United Kingdom Central Council for Nursing, Midwifery and Health Visiting, in exercise of the powers conferred on it by section 10 of the Nurses, Midwives and Health Visitors Act 1997(2), hereby makes the following rules—

Citation and interpretation

1.—(1) These rules may be cited as the Nurses, Midwives and Health Visitors (Professional Conduct) (Amendment) Rules 2001.

(2) For the purposes of these rules “the Professional Conduct rules” means the Nurses, Midwives and Health Visitors (Professional Conduct) Rules 1993(3).

Amendment of the Professional Conduct rules

2.—(1) The Professional Conduct rules shall be amended in accordance with the following paragraphs of this rule.

(2) In rule 7(5) (Preliminary Proceedings Committee) for the number “3” there shall be substituted the number “2”.

(3) In rule 12(2) (Professional Conduct Committee) for the word “three” there shall be substituted the word “two”.

(4) In rule 29 (Health Committee)—

(a)in paragraph (1) the word “comprise” shall be deleted and shall be replaced by the word “include”;

(b)in paragraph (5)—

(i)the word “members” shall be deleted, and

(ii)after the second use of the word “chairman” there shall be added the words “, who shall be a member of the Council,”.

(c)for paragraph (6) there shall be substituted the following—

(6) The Health Committee shall be quorate if at least two members of the Council constitute a majority of those considering a particular case.

(5) In rule 30 (Appointment of persons to conduct initial consideration of cases), in paragraph (1) the words “its members to be” shall be deleted.

Given under the Official Seal

of the UNITED KINGDOM CENTRAL

COUNCIL FOR NURSING, MIDWIFERY

AND HEALTH VISITING this 1st day of

February, 2001.

Alison Norman

President

Sue Norman

Chief Executive/Registrar

Explanatory Note

(This note is not part of the Order.)

This Order approves, as respects proceedings in Northern Ireland, the Rules set out in the Schedule. These amend the Professional Conduct Rules of the United Kingdom Central Council for Nursing, Midwifery and Health Visiting so as to reduce from three to two the quorum of each of the Preliminary Proceedings Committee, the Professional Conduct Committee and the Health Committee.

(3)

S.I. 1993/893 to which there are amendments not relevant to these rules

Back to top

Options/Help

Print Options

Close

Legislation is available in different versions:

Latest Available (revised):The latest available updated version of the legislation incorporating changes made by subsequent legislation and applied by our editorial team. Changes we have not yet applied to the text, can be found in the ‘Changes to Legislation’ area.

Original (As Enacted or Made):The original version of the legislation as it stood when it was enacted or made. No changes have been applied to the text.

Close

Opening Options

Different options to open legislation in order to view more content on screen at once

Close

More Resources

Access essential accompanying documents and information for this legislation item from this tab. Dependent on the legislation item being viewed this may include:

  • the original print PDF of the as enacted version that was used for the print copy
  • lists of changes made by and/or affecting this legislation item
  • confers power and blanket amendment details
  • all formats of all associated documents
  • correction slips
  • links to related legislation and further information resources