Nurses and Midwives Act 2011

70.

Provisions supplementary to section 69.

70.— (1) The Board shall, on deciding under section 69 to impose a sanction referred to in section 69(1)(b) , (c), (d), (e) or (g) on a registered nurse or registered midwife, specify—

( a) in the case of a sanction referred to in section 69(1)(b) , the amount of the fine imposed on the nurse or midwife,

( b) in the case of a sanction referred to in section 69(1)(c) , the nature of the conditions to be attached to the nurse’s or midwife’s registration,

( c) in the case of a sanction referred to in section 69(1)(d) , the division of the register of nurses and midwives to which the nurse’s or midwife’s registration is to be transferred,

( d) in the case of a sanction referred to in section 69(1)(e) , the period of suspension of the nurse’s or midwife’s registration,

( e) in the case of a sanction referred to in section 69(1)(g) , the period for which the nurse or midwife is prohibited from applying for the restoration of the nurse’s or midwife’s registration.

(2) The Board shall not decide under section 69 to impose the sanction referred to in section 69(1)(f) on a registered nurse or registered midwife on the grounds of a conviction for an offence referred to in section 55(1)(i) unless—

( a) in the Board’s opinion, the nature of the offence or the circumstances in which it was committed render the nurse or midwife unfit to continue to practise nursing or midwifery, as the case may be, or

( b) a conviction for such offence would render a person unable to be registered under this Act.