|162||Title:||MIDWIVES REGISTRATION ORDINANCE||Gazette Number:||L.N. 247 of 1999|
|Section:||5||Heading:||Register of midwives||Version Date:||30/09/1999|
(1) The Council shall cause a register of midwives to be kept which shall contain such particulars as may from time to time be prescribed. (Amended 61 of 1997 s. 27)
(2) The roll kept in accordance with the provisions of the repealed Midwives Ordinance* shall be deemed to be the register required to be kept, and to have been kept, by virtue of is section and shall continue to be maintained in accordance with the provisions of this Ordinance; and every person whose name appears thereon at the commencement of this Ordinance shall be deemed to have been registered as a midwife in accordance with section 8 of this Ordinance.
(3) The register or a copy thereof shall be open to inspection free of charge during usual business hours by any person upon application in writing addressed to the secretary.
(4) Each entry in the register shall include, with respect to the person to whom the entry relates, an indication of the manner in which the person became entitled to registration as a midwife.
(5) The Council shall cause to be published in the Gazette in relation to successive periods, in such manner as the Council may think fit and at intervals of not more than 12 months, lists of all persons whose names have been entered in, removed from or restored to the register during these periods. (Replaced 38 of 1973 s. 2. Amended 61 of 1997 s. 27)
(6) A certificate purporting to be under the seal of the Council and signed by the chairman or secretary of the Council stating that a person is or was at any date or is not or was not at any date duly registered shall be evidence in all courts of law of the facts stated in such certificate until the contrary is proved. (Replaced 38 of 1973 s. 2. Amended 61 of 1997 s. 27)
(7) Any person who wilfully makes, or causes to be made, any falsification in any matter relating to the register, or the registration of any name therein, commits an offence and is liable on summary conviction to a fine at level 5 and to imprisonment for 2 years.