463. Rules and orders.

463.     Rules and orders.

Before making any rules, the Nursing and Midwifery Council1 must consult representatives of any group of persons who appear likely to be affected by the proposed rules and these may include such persons as appear to it to be representative of registrants2 or classes of registrant3, employers of registrants4, users of the services of registrants5, or persons providing, assessing or funding education and training for registrants and prospective registrants6.

No rules made by the Council come into force until approved by order of the Privy