Nurses and Midwives Act 2011

29.

Employees of Board.

29.— (1) Subject to subsection (4)(a), the Board shall appoint such and so many persons recruited in accordance with the Public Service Management (Recruitment and Appointments) Act 2004 to be employees of the Board as the Board from time to time thinks proper with the approval of the Minister given with the consent of the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform.

(2) Subject to subsection (4)(b), an employee of the Board shall hold office or employment on the conditions (including those relating to remuneration, allowances and superannuation) that are determined by the Board with the prior approval of the Minister given with the consent of the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform.

(3) The employees of the Board shall be paid by the Board, out of the funds at its disposal, the remuneration and allowances determined under subsection (2).

(4) Notwithstanding the repeal of section 17 of the Act of 1985 by section 4 , a person who was an officer or servant of the Board, appointed under that section of that Act, immediately before that repeal shall be deemed to be an employee of the Board—

( a) as if, on that repeal, the Board had appointed under subsection (1) the person to be an employee of the Board for the remaining period, if any, that was left to run for the person to hold office as such officer or servant, as the case may be, immediately before that repeal, and

( b) on the same conditions (including those relating to termination of appointment) as the person held office as such officer or servant, as the case may be, immediately before that repeal,

and the other provisions of this Act shall be construed accordingly.