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General Notices
Order of the Council in Disciplinary Session Order in Respect of Registered General and Obstetric Nurse and Midwife Mary Jean O'Neil After due inquiry and in exercise of its powers under sections 41 (3) and 48f, 42 (2) (a), 42 (9), 42 (2) (ba), 42 (3), 48a and 23 (2) of the Nurses Act 1977, the Nursing Council of New Zealand (``the council''), in a decision dated 21 May 1998, ordered that the name of Mary Jean O'Neil be removed from the register of midwives. The council declined to fix a time after which she may apply to have her name restored to the register. The council also ordered that Mary Jean O'Neil only practise as a general and obstetric nurse under supervision for a period of 12 months in a workplace approved by the council, that she pay 35 percent of the actual costs and expenses of and incidental to the investigation by the Health and Disability Commissioner, prosecution by the Director of Proceedings and inquiry by the council; that a notice stating the effectof these orders be published in the New Zealand Gazette, Kai Tiaki : Nursing New Zealand, New College of Midwives Journal and the Dominion and that she return to the Registrar her midwifery certificate and badge issued to her under the Nurses Act 1977. BELINDA GREER, Registrar.
Publication Date
3 Sep 1998

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