Nurses Act, 1985

Notice to be given to health board by midwife.

57.—(1) Where a midwife, who is not employed by a health board, or by a hospital authority providing maternity services or by a maternity home authority, is practising or proposes to practise midwifery, he shall notify the health board, or health boards, as the case may be, in whose functional area he practises of intends practising of such practice or proposal to practise.

(2) It shall be the duty of a health board in whose functional area a midwife of the type referred to in subsection (1) of this section is practising or proposes to practise to exercise, in accordance with regulations made by the Minister, general supervision and control over such midwife.