Nurses and Midwives Act 2011
F31 [ Board may request certain information concerning registered nurses, etc., from certain bodies in State or other jurisdictions.
53A. — ... ]
Inserted by Regulated Professions (Health and Social Care) (Amendment) Act 2020 (16/2020), s. 158, not commenced as of date of revision.
Modifications (not altering text):
Prospective affecting provision: section inserted by Regulated Professions (Health and Social Care) (Amendment) Act 2020 (16/2020), s. 158, not commenced as of date of revision.
F31 [ 53A. (1) Where a registered nurse or registered midwife provides, or has provided, one or more than one kind of health or social care in the State or another jurisdiction, the Board may make a request in writing, accompanied by the relevant statement, to the body, duly authorised in the State or that jurisdiction to regulate persons who provide that kind of health or social care in the State or that jurisdiction, to provide the Board with any information relevant to either or both of the following:
( a ) any material matter that has occurred in the State or that jurisdiction in relation to the nurse or midwife;
( b ) the nurse ’ s or midwife ’ s qualifications, or registration (or equivalent thereof in that jurisdiction), as a person who provides that kind of health or social care.
(2) In this section —
‘ registered nurse ’ and ‘ registered midwife ’ includes a person who has made an application under section 48 for registration which has not yet been determined by the Board;
‘ relevant statement ’ , in relation to a request under subsection (1) , means a statement to the effect that any information provided to the Board, pursuant to that request, by the body to which the request is made may be used in any proceedings under this Act concerning the nurse or midwife the subject of the request. ]
The section heading is taken from the amending section in the absence of one included in the amendment.