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Sex Discrimination Act 1975

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3(1)Until a date specified by order made by the Secretary of State the courses of training to be undergone by men as a condition of the issue of certificates to them under the Midwives Act 1951 or the Midwives (Scotland) Act 1951 (as amended by section 20) must be courses approved in writing by or on behalf of the Secretary of State for the purposes of this paragraph.

(2)Until the date specified under sub-paragraph (1), section 9 of the Midwives Act 1951 and section 10 of the Midwives (Scotland) Act 1951 (regulation of persons other than certified midwives attending women in childbirth) shall have effect as if for the words from the beginning to (but not including) " attends a woman in childbirth " where they first occur there were substituted the words— If a person other than—

(a)a woman who is a certified midwife, or

(b)in a place approved in writing by or on behalf of the Secretary of State a man who is a certified midwife

The amendment made by this sub-paragraph shall be read without regard to the sections 35A and 37A inserted in the said Acts of 1951 by section 20(4) and (5)..

(3)On and after the said date the words to be substituted for those, in the said sections 9 and 10, mentioned in sub-paragraph (2) are— If a person who is not a certified midwife

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