Nurses and Midwives Act 2011
Power to specify forms.
105.— (1) The relevant body may specify the form of documents required for the purposes of this Act as the relevant body thinks fit.
(2) The relevant body’s power under subsection (1) may be exercised in such a way as to—
(a) include in the specified form of any document referred to in that subsection a statutory declaration—
(i) to be made by the person completing the form, and
(ii) as to whether the particulars contained in the form are true and correct to the best of that person’s knowledge and belief,
(b) specify 2 or more forms of any document referred to in that subsection, whether as alternatives, or to provide for particular circumstances or particular cases, as the relevant body thinks fit.
F89[(2A) The relevant body’s power under subsection (1) may be exercised in such a way as to include in the specified form of any document a statement requiring the person completing the form to verify any particulars contained in the form, or contained in any document accompanying the form, in such manner as is specified in the form.]
(3) A form specified under this section shall be—
(a) completed in accordance with such directions and instructions as are specified in the form,
(b) accompanied by such documents as are specified in the form, and
(c) if the completed form is required to be provided to—
(i) the relevant body,
(ii) another person on behalf of the relevant body, or
(iii) any other person,
so provided in the manner, if any, specified in the form.
(4) Without prejudice to the generality of subsection (1), the Board may—
(a) specify a form to be completed by a registered nurse or registered midwife, or a person who wishes to practise nursing or midwifery, in connection with the payment by the nurse or midwife of any fee determined under section 38(1),
(b) in that form, require the registered nurse or registered midwife to supply the Board with such information that the nurse or midwife would have to supply the Board if he or she were not registered but were seeking registration (including information about any relevant medical disability F89[or material matter]).
(5) In this section, “relevant body” means—
(a) subject to paragraph (b), the Board, and
(b) in relation to a function under this Act performed by a committee of the Board, that committee.
Inserted (1.08.2021) by Regulated Professions (Health and Social Care) (Amendment) Act 2020 (16/2020), s. 184(a), (b), S.I. No. 409 of 2021.