479. Declarations of good health and good character.

The declaration by an applicant for registration as to his good health and good character must be supported1:

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    (1)     for an applicant applying for admission to the register2 on, or within six months of, completion of a pre-registration programme3 or for readmission following a return to practice programme, by a declaration signed by the registered4 nurse, whose name has been notified to the Nursing and Midwifery Council5, who is responsible for directing the educational programme at the relevant approved educational institution6, or his designated registered nurse substitute7, by the lead midwife for education, whose name has been notified to