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14/04/2024
Laws of Bangladesh

The Bangladesh Nursing Council Ordinance, 1983

( Ordinance NO. LXI OF 1983 )

Removal of names from the register
15. (1) The Council may refuse registration of any person or direct the removal altogether or for a specified period from the register of the name of any nurse or other person who has been convicted of any such offence as implies, in the opinion of the Council, a defect of character or who, after any inquiry at which opportunity has been given to such person to be heard in person, has been held by the Council guilty of infamous conduct in any professional respect or who has shown himself to be unfit to continue in profession on account of mental ill-health or other grounds.
 
 
(2) The Council may, if it so deems fit, restore in the register the name of any person removed therefrom under sub-section (1).
 
 
(3) For the purpose of an inquiry under sub-section (1), the Council shall be deemed to be a Court within the meaning of the Evidence Act, 1872 (I of 1872), and shall exercise all the powers of a Commissioner appointed under the Public Servants (Inquiries) Act, 1850 (XXXVII of 1850).

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