Health Identifiers Act 2014

Amendment of section 55 of Nurses and Midwives Act 2011

39. Section 55 (amended by section 35 of the Act of 2013) of the Nurses and Midwives Act 2011 is amended—

(a) in subsection (1) —

(i) by substituting “Subject to subsection (1A), a person” for “A person”, and

(ii) by substituting the following for paragraph (ga):

“(ga) a failure to comply with—

(i) regulations made under section 13(2) of the Health (Pricing and Supply of Medical Goods) Act 2013 , or

(ii) a provision of the Health Identifiers Act 2014 applicable to the nurse or midwife in his or her capacity (if any) as a health services provider within the meaning of section 2 of that Act,”,

(b) by inserting the following after subsection (1):

“(1A) A complaint shall not be made by a person other than the Minister if the ground concerned is a registered nurse’s or registered midwife’s failure to comply with a provision referred to in subsection (1)(ga)(ii).”.