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

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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



AND HEALTH VISITING this 1st day of

February, 2001.

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