for the purpose of the enhancement of the protection of the public in its dealings with nurses and midwives and, for that purpose, to provide for a board to be known as Bord Altranais agus Cnáimhseachais na hÉireann, or in the English language, the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Ireland, to recognise midwifery as a separate profession, to provide for the registration, regulation and control of nurses and midwives, to enhance the high standards of professional education, training and competence of nurses and midwives, to investigate complaints against nurses and midwives and to increase the public accountability of the board, to dissolve the National Council for the Professional Development of Nursing and Midwifery, to repeal the Nurses Act 1985 and to provide for related matters

Last updated: 21 Dec 2011

Sponsored by: Minister for Health and Children

Source: Government

Originating House: Dáil Éireann

History of this Act

The Bill has been signed into law by the President

21 Dec 2011

Dáil Éireann
Seanad Éireann
  • Dáil First Stage

    20 Apr 2010

    Dáil First Stage

    The Bill is initiated or presented to the House

    20 Apr 2010

    Completed

  • Dáil Second Stage

    6 May 2010

    Dáil Second Stage

    The general principles of the Bill are debated

    6 May 2010

    Completed

  • Dáil Third Stage

    27 May 2010

    Dáil Third Stage

    The Bill is examined section by section and amendments may be made (Also known as Committee Stage)

    27 May 2010

    Completed

  • Dáil Fourth Stage

    15 Dec 2011

    Dáil Fourth Stage

    Amendments arising out of Committee Stage are considered (Also known as Report Stage)

    15 Dec 2011

    Completed

  • Dáil Fifth Stage

    11 Oct 2011

    Dáil Fifth Stage

    Final statements on the Bill are made and it is set down for Second Stage in the Seanad (Also known as Final Stage)

    11 Oct 2011

    Completed

  • Seanad First Stage

    n/a

    Seanad First Stage

    The Bill is deemed to have passed Seanad First Stage

    n/a

    Completed

  • Seanad Second Stage

    15 Nov 2011

    Seanad Second Stage

    The general principles of the Bill are debated

    15 Nov 2011

    Completed

  • Seanad Third Stage

    23 Nov 2011

    Seanad Third Stage

    The Bill is examined section by section and amendments may be made (Also known as Committee Stage)

    23 Nov 2011

    Completed

  • Seanad Fourth Stage

    23 Nov 2011

    Seanad Fourth Stage

    Amendments arising out of Committee Stage are considered (Also known as Report Stage)

    23 Nov 2011

    Completed

  • Seanad Fifth Stage

    23 Nov 2011

    Seanad Fifth Stage

    Final statements on the Bill are made (Also known as Final Stage)

    23 Nov 2011

    Completed

  • Enacted

    21 Dec 2011

    Enacted

    The Bill is signed into law by the President

    21 Dec 2011

    Completed

 

21 Dec 2011

Acht na nAltraí agus na gCnáimhseach, 2011

21 Dec 2011

Nurses and Midwives Act 2011

23 Nov 2011

As deemed to have been passed by both Houses of the Oireachtas

Nurses and Midwives Bill 2010

11 Oct 2011

As passed by Dáil Éireann

Nurses and Midwives Bill 2010

4 Nov 2010

As amended in Committee/Select Committee [Dáil Éireann]

Nurses and Midwives Bill 2010

20 Apr 2010

As Initiated

Nurses and Midwives Bill 2010

Amendments

12 Dec 2011

Report Stage

Cream List [Seanad amendments to Dáil Bill]

23 Nov 2011

Report Stage

Numbered List [Seanad]

22 Nov 2011

Committee Stage

Numbered List [Seanad]

6 Oct 2011

Report Stage

1st Additional List of Amendments [Dáil]

18 Apr 2011

Report Stage

Numbered List [Dáil]

18 Jan 2011

Report Stage

Additional & Substitute List of Amendments [Dáil]

14 Jan 2011

Report Stage

Numbered List [Dáil]

3 Nov 2010

Committee Stage

1st Additional List of Amendments [Dáil]

2 Nov 2010

Committee Stage

Numbered List [Dáil]

Debates

15 Dec 2011

Dáil Éireann

Nurses and Midwives Bill 2010: From the Seanad

23 Nov 2011

Seanad Éireann

Nurses and Midwives Bill 2010: Report and Final Stages

23 Nov 2011

Seanad Éireann

Nurses and Midwives Bill 2010: Committee Stage (Resumed)

23 Nov 2011

Seanad Éireann

Nurses and Midwives Bill 2010: Committee Stage

15 Nov 2011

Seanad Éireann

Nurses and Midwives Bill 2010: Second Stage

11 Oct 2011

Dáil Éireann

Nurses and Midwives Bill 2011: Report Stage (Resumed) and Final Stage

21 Apr 2011

Dáil Éireann

Nurses and Midwives Bill 2010: Report Stage (Resumed)

20 Apr 2011

Dáil Éireann

Nurses and Midwives Bill 2010: Report Stage

20 Apr 2011

Dáil Éireann

Nurses and Midwives Bill 2010: Order for Report Stage

27 May 2010

Dáil Éireann

Nurses and Midwives Bill 2010: Referral to Select Committee

27 May 2010

Dáil Éireann

Nurses and Midwives Bill 2010: Second Stage (Resumed)

20 May 2010

Dáil Éireann

Nurses and Midwives Bill 2010: Second Stage (Resumed)

13 May 2010

Dáil Éireann

Nurses and Midwives Bill 2010: Second Stage (Resumed)

12 May 2010

Dáil Éireann

Nurses and Midwives Bill 2010: Second Stage (Resumed)

6 May 2010

Dáil Éireann

Nurses and Midwives Bill 2010: Second Stage

6 May 2010

Dáil Éireann

Nurses and Midwives Bill 2010: Order for Second Stage