515. Registrant assessors.

515.     Registrant assessors.

The Nursing and Midwifery Council1 may appoint registered2 professionals as registrant3 assessors4. Registrant assessors have the general function of giving advice to the Council5 and its committees6 or the registrar7, on matters of professional practice arising in connection with any matter which any of those persons is considering8. The assessors also have such other functions as may be conferred on them by rules made by the Council9. No person may be a registrant assessor if he is a member of the Council10