460. Powers of the Council.

460.     Powers of the Council.

The Nursing and Midwifery Council1 may do anything2 which appears to it to be necessary or expedient for the purpose of, or in connection with, the performance of its functions3. In particular, the Council has power: (1) to borrow4; (2) to appoint such staff as it may determine5; (3) to pay its staff such salaries, allowances and expenses as it may determine6; (4) to make such provision for the payment of such pensions, allowances or gratuities, or such contributions or payments towards provision for such pensions, allowances or gratuities, to or in