The Nurses and Midwives Bill, 2019

Parliamentary Period: 
Third

The objects of this Bill are to—
(a) regulate the education and training of nurses and midwives;
(b) continue the existence of the General Nursing Council and rename it
as the Nursing andMidwifery Council of Zambia and provide for its
functions;
(c) provide for the registration of, and issuance of practising certificates to
nurses and midwives;
(d) provide for the scope of practice of nursing and midwifery;
(e) regulate the practice and professional conduct of nurses andmidwives;
(f) provide for the licensing of nursing andmidwifery facilities;
(g) repeal and replace the Nurses and Midwives Act, 1997; and
(h) provide for matters connected with, or incidental to, the foregoing.

Bill Stage: 
Presentation
First Reading