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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

    1. SCHEDULE 1

      THE NURSING AND MIDWIFERY COUNCIL AND COMMITTEES

      1. PART I THE NURSING AND MIDWIFERY COUNCIL

        1. 1.Membership

        2. 2.(1) The Council shall provide in rules for an election...

        3. 3.Having consulted such persons as it considers appropriate, the Privy...

        4. 4.Of the members appointed by the Privy Council, there shall...

        5. 5.On a proposal from the Council or otherwise, the Privy...

        6. 6.Where a member appointed by the Privy Council ceases to...

        7. 7.(1) Where a member does not complete his term of...

        8. 8.Tenure of members

        9. 9.A member may resign at any time by notice in...

        10. 10.No member may be appointed for more than three consecutive...

        11. 11.The President

        12. 12.Procedure etc. of Council and committees

        13. 13.(1) In appointing non-Council members to any committee set up...

        14. 14.(1) Decisions of the Council and committees shall be made...

        15. 15.Powers of the Council

      2. PART II THE STATUTORY COMMITTEES

        1. 16.Midwifery Committee

        2. 17.Practice Committees

        3. 18.(1) The members of each Practice Committee shall include registered...

    2. SCHEDULE 2

      TRANSITIONAL PROVISIONS

      1. 1.The initial membership of the Council

      2. 2.The transitional periods

      3. 3.The Members

      4. 4.Tenure of members

      5. 5.Where a member ceases to be a member, the Privy...

      6. 6.The Privy Council shall determine the duration, which may not...

      7. 7.Election Scheme

      8. 8.Appointment of first President

      9. 9.The register

      10. 10.Until such date as the first order under article 6(1)...

      11. 11.Where on the appointed day there are outstanding applications for—...

      12. 12.The entries in the register kept under the 1997 Act...

      13. 13.The Registrar

      14. 14.If the first Registrar ceases to hold office before a...

      15. 15.Functions of the Council during the transitional period

      16. 16.Fitness to practise proceedings

      17. 17.An appeal— (a) under section 12 of the 1997 Act...

      18. 18.Transitional provisions for local supervising authorities

      19. 19.Transfer of staff and property

      20. 20.(1) The Privy Council may by order provide for the...

      21. 21.(1) The Privy Council may by order provide for the...

      22. 22.An order made under paragraph 20(1)(a) or 21(1)(a) may be...

      23. 23.An order made under paragraph 20(1)(a) or 21(1)(a) may apply...

      24. 24.(1) The contract of employment of an employee transferred under...

      25. 25.(1) An order made under paragraph 20(1)(b) or 21(1)(b) may...

    3. SCHEDULE 3

      THE COMPETENT AUTHORITY FOR CERTAIN EEA PURPOSES

      1. 1.(1) The Council shall be the competent authority in the...

    4. SCHEDULE 4

      INTERPRETATION

    5. SCHEDULE 5

      CONSEQUENTIAL AMENDMENTS TO PRIMARY LEGISLATION

      1. 1.The Parliamentary Commissioner Act 1967 (c. 13)

      2. 2.Medicines Act 1968 (c. 67)

      3. 3.The Fair Trading Act 1973 (c. 41)

      4. 4.The House of Commons Disqualification Act 1975 (c. 24)

      5. 5.The Northern Ireland Assembly Disqualification Act 1975 (c. 25)

      6. 6.National Health Service Act 1977 (c. 49)

      7. 7.The Interpretation Act 1978

      8. 8.The Registered Homes Act 1984 (c. 23)

      9. 9.The Video Recordings Act 1984 (c. 39)

      10. 10.Children Act 1989 (c. 41)

      11. 11.The Registered Homes (Northern Ireland) Order 1992 (S.I. 1992/3204 (NI 20))

      12. 12.The Value Added Tax Act 1994 (c. 23)

      13. 13.Employment Rights Act 1996 (c. 18)

      14. 14.Data Protection Act 1998 (c. 29)

      15. 15.Government of Wales Act 1998 (c. 38)

      16. 16.The Health Act 1999 (c. 8)

      17. 17.Freedom of Information Act 2000 (c. 36)

  13. Explanatory Note

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