Nurses and Midwives Act 2011


Conferral of additional functions on Board.

10.— (1) The Minister may by order—

(a) confer on the Board such additional functions connected with registered nurses and midwives, and candidates, the education and training of nurses, midwives and candidates, and the practice of nursing and midwifery and the persons engaged in the practice of those professions, as the Minister thinks fit, and

(b) make such provisions as the Minister considers necessary or expedient in relation to matters ancillary to or arising out of the conferral of additional functions on the Board.

(2) Every order made under this section shall be laid before each House of the Oireachtas as soon as may be after it is made and, if a resolution annulling the order is passed by either such House within the next 21 days on which the House has sat after that order is laid before it, the order shall be annulled accordingly, but without prejudice to the validity of anything previously done under it.