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Nurses (Scotland) Act 1951

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  1. Introductory Text

  2. Part I General Provisions as to the General Nursing Council for Scotland, etc.

    1. The General Nursing Council for Scotland

      1. 1.The General Nursing Council for Scotland

    2. The Register of Nurses

      1. 2.The register of nurses

    3. The Roll of Assistant Nurses,

      1. 3.The roll of assistant nurses

    4. The Assistant Nurses Committee

      1. 4.The Assistant Nurses Committee

    5. The Mental Nurses Committee

      1. 5.The Mental Nurses Committee

    6. Provisions as to Rules

      1. 6.Rules

    7. Supplementary Provisions as to Register and Roll

      1. 7.Registration of nurses trained abroad

      2. 8.Information with respect to nurses

      3. 9.Fees

      4. 10.Appeal against removal from register or roll

      5. 11.Closing of parts of register

      6. 12.Restriction on use of title of registered nurse, nurse and assistant nurse, and penalties for unlawful assumption thereof, for misuse of certificates, for false representation and for falsification

    8. Supplementary Provisions as to Council, etc.

      1. 13.General provisions as to Council

      2. 14.Officers of Council

      3. 15.Allowances to members of Council, Assistant Nurses Committee and Mental Nurses Committee

      4. 16.Expenses of Council

      5. 17.Accounts of Council

      6. 18.Membership of Council, etc., not to involve parliamentary disqualification

  3. Part II Training of Nurses

    1. 19.Regional nurse-training committees

    2. 20.Schemes for training of nurses

    3. 21.Research and experimental training of nurses

    4. 22.Expenditure on training of nurses

    5. 23.Expenses of regional nurse-training committees

    6. 24.Provisions relating to approval of training institutions

    7. 25.Fees and contributions in respect of training institutions

    8. 26.Reports by Council to Secretary of State with respect to training of nurses

  4. Part III Agencies for the Supply of Nurses

    1. 27.Conduct of agencies for supply of nurses

    2. 28.Licensing of agencies

    3. 29.Powers of entry and inspection

    4. 30.Penalties

    5. 31.Application of this Part of this Act and of existing enactments

    6. 32.Supplemental

  5. Part IV Supplementary Provisions

    1. 33.Procedure as to rules, regulations and orders

    2. 34.Interpretation

    3. 35.Repeals and savings

    4. 36.Short title, extent and commencement

    1. FIRST SCHEDULE

      The General Nursing Council for Scotland

      1. Constitution of the Council

        1. 1.The Council shall consist of— (a) thirteen persons elected as...

        2. 2.(1) Of the elected members of the Council—

        3. 3.The members of the Council appointed by the Secretary of...

      2. Supplementary Provisions

        1. 4.The members of the Council required by the foregoing provisions...

        2. 5.The members of the Council holding office at the date...

        3. 6.(1) If the place of a member of the Council...

        4. 7.A person ceasing to be a member of the Council...

        5. 8.The powers of the Council may be exercised notwithstanding a...

        6. 9.The Council shall make rules— (a) for regulating the summoning...

    2. SECOND SCHEDULE

      The Assistant Nurses Committee

      1. Constitution of the Assistant Nurses Committee

        1. 1.(1) The Assistant Nurses Committee shall consist of nine persons,...

      2. Supplementary Provisions

        1. 2.The members of the Assistant Nurses Committee required by the...

        2. 3.The members of the Assistant Nurses Committee shall hold office...

        3. 4.(1) If the place of a member of the Assistant...

        4. 5.A person ceasing to be a member of the Assistant...

        5. 6.The powers of the Assistant Nurses Committee may be exercised...

        6. 7.The chairman of the Assistant Nurses Committee shall be such...

        7. 8.The quorum of the Assistant Nurses Committee shall be four....

        8. 9.The Assistant Nurses Committee may, with the approval of the...

    3. THIRD SCHEDULE

      The Mental Nurses Committee

      1. Constitution of the Mental Nurses Committee

        1. 1.(1) The Mental Nurses Committee shall consist of eleven persons,...

      2. Supplementary Provisions

        1. 2.The members of the Mental Nurses Committee required by the...

        2. 3.(1) The members of the Mental Nurses Committee holding office...

        3. 4.(1) If the place of a member of the Mental...

        4. 5.A person ceasing to be a member of the Mental...

        5. 6.The powers of the Mental Nurses Committee may be exercised...

        6. 7.The chairman of the Mental Nurses Committee shall be such...

        7. 8.The quorum of the Mental Nurses Committee shall be four....

        8. 9.The Mental Nurses Committee may, with the approval of the...

    4. FOURTH SCHEDULE

      Regional Nurse-Training Committees

      1. Constitution of Regional Nurse-Training Committees

        1. 1.A regional nurse-training committee for any area shall consist of...

      2. Supplementary Provisions

        1. 2.The Secretary of State may by order make provision—

        2. 3.It shall be the duty of the Regional Hospital Board...

        3. 4.(1) It shall be the duty of the Regional Hospital...

        4. 5.The powers of a regional nurse-training committee may be exercised...

        5. 6.The chairman of a regional nurse-training committee shall be such...

    5. FIFTH SCHEDULE

      Enactments Repealed

      1. Table of Statutes referred to in this Act

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