Nurses Act, 1985

Assignment to Board of additional functions.

53.—(1) The Board shall carry out such functions, other than the functions assigned to it by this Act, as may be assigned to it from time to time by the Minister by order in relation to nursing education and training or other matters relating to the practice of nursing and the persons engaged in such practice.

(2) The Minister may amend or revoke an order made under this section, including this subsection.

(3) 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 House of the Oireachtas within the next twenty-one days on which that House has sat after the order is laid before it, the order shall be annulled accordingly but without prejudice to the validity of anything previously done thereunder.