Nurses and Midwives Act 2011
Restoration of registration which has been cancelled.
79.— (1) The Board shall not restore a nurse’s or midwife’s registration which has been cancelled except in accordance with this section.
(2) The Board may at any time decide to restore the registration of a nurse or midwife whose registration has been cancelled if—
(a) the nurse or midwife has requested the Board to make the decision and has paid the appropriate fee required at the time of the request for restoration,
(b) the nurse or midwife is not prohibited under this Part from applying for restoration of the registration,
(c) the nurse or midwife has been given an opportunity to make an oral or written submission to the Board,
(d) the Board has considered any submission made under paragraph (c) and the criteria specified in the rules for the restoration of registration pursuant to this section, and
(e) after considering all relevant facts, the Board considers it appropriate to make the decision.
(3) The Board may on deciding to restore a nurse’s or midwife’s registration, also decide to attach to the registration any conditions that the Board considers appropriate.
(4) The Board shall, on deciding to restore a nurse’s or midwife’s registration or to attach conditions to the registration of a nurse or midwife whose registration has been so restored, give notice in writing to the nurse or midwife of the restoration and, if applicable, of the attachment of the conditions as soon as is practicable after—
(a) restoring the registration, or
(b) restoring the registration and complying with section 46(8) in respect of the conditions,
as the case may be.
(5) The Board shall, on deciding to refuse to restore a nurse’s or midwife’s registration, give notice in writing (accompanied by a copy of section 81), as soon as is practicable after making the decision, to the nurse or midwife of—
(a) the decision,
(b) the date on which the decision was made, and
(c) the reasons for the decision.
Power pursuant to subs. (2)(d) exercised (14.02.2014) by Nursing and Midwifery Board of Ireland Rules Specifying Criteria to be Considered For Applications for Restoration to the Register (S.I. No. 88 of 2014).