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The Nursing and Midwifery Order 2001

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  1. Introductory Text

  2. PART I GENERAL

    1. 1.Citation and commencement

    2. 2.Interpretation

  3. PART II THE COUNCIL AND ITS COMMITTEES

    1. 3.The Nursing and Midwifery Council and its Committees

  4. PART III REGISTRATION

    1. 4.Registrar

    2. 5.Establishment and maintenance of register

    3. 6.Register

    4. 7.The register: supplemental provisions

    5. 8.Access to register etc.

    6. 9.Registration

    7. 10.Renewal of registration and readmission

    8. 11.Deemed registration of visiting EEA nurses and midwives

    9. 12.Lapse of registration

    10. 13.Approved qualifications

    11. 14.EEA qualifications

  5. PART IV EDUCATION AND TRAINING

    1. 15.Education and training

    2. 16.Visitors

    3. 17.Information to be given by institutions

    4. 18.Refusal or withdrawal of approval of courses, qualifications and institutions

    5. 19.Post-registration training

    6. 20.Wales

  6. PART V FITNESS TO PRACTISE

    1. 21.Council’s functions in respect of fitness to practise, ethics and other matters

    2. 22.Allegations

    3. 23.Screeners

    4. 24.Screeners: supplementary provisions

    5. 25.Council’s power to require disclosure of information

    6. 26.The Investigating Committee

    7. 27.The Conduct and Competence Committee

    8. 28.The Health Committee

    9. 29.Orders of the Health Committee and the Conduct and Competence Committee

    10. 30.Review of orders by the Health Committee and the Conduct and Competence Committee

    11. 31.Interim Orders by a Practice Committee

    12. 32.Investigation of allegations: procedural rules

    13. 33.Restoration to the register of persons who have been struck off

    14. 34.Legal assessors

    15. 35.Medical assessors

    16. 36.Registrant assessors

  7. PART VI APPEALS

    1. 37.Appeals against Registrar’s decisions

    2. 38.Appeals

  8. PART VII EEA PROVISIONS

    1. 39.Visiting EEA nurses and midwives

    2. 40.Competent authority for EEA purposes

  9. PART VIII MIDWIFERY

    1. 41.The Midwifery Committee

    2. 42.Rules as to midwifery practice

    3. 43.Local supervision of midwives

  10. PART IX OFFENCES

    1. 44.Offences

    2. 45.Attendance by unqualified persons at childbirth

  11. PART X MISCELLANEOUS

    1. 46.Further provisions

    2. 47.Rules and orders

    3. 48.Exercise of powers by the Privy Council

    4. 49.Default powers of the Privy Council

    5. 50.Annual reports

    6. 51.Finances of the Council

    7. 52.Accounts of the Council

    8. 53.Inquiry by the Privy Council

    9. 54.Supplementary and transitional provisions and extent

  12. Signature

  13. SCHEDULES

    1. Schedule 1

      Nursing and Midwifery Council and Committees:

      1. Part I Nursing and Midwifery Council

      2. Part II The Statutory Committees

    2. Schedule 2

      Transitional provisions

    3. Schedule 3

      The competent authority for certain EEA purposes

    4. Schedule 4

      Interpretation

    5. Schedule 5

      Consequential amendments to primary legislation

  14. Explanatory Note

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