Nurses and Midwives Act 1991 No 9
28B Temporary enrolment
(1) The Board may, on the application in writing of any person who
wishes to obtain a certificate of temporary enrolment and on being paid the
prescribed fee, issue to the person a certificate of temporary enrolment in
the prescribed form on being satisfied that:
(a) the person has adequate qualifications to practise nursing in New
South Wales and proposes while in New South Wales to undertake teaching or
research work in nursing, or
(b) for a reason accepted by the Board the person should be permitted
to practise nursing in New South Wales temporarily.
(2) A certificate of temporary enrolment may be issued unconditionally
or subject to such conditions, including a condition as to the capacity in
which the person to whom it is issued may practise as a nurse, as the Board
(3) A person to whom a certificate of temporary enrolment has been
issued is, while the certificate is in force and the person complies with any
conditions endorsed on the certificate, taken to be enrolled as a nurse for
the purposes of sections 5 and 37 but, if applicable, only in the capacity
specified in the certificate.
(4) A certificate of temporary enrolment issued under this section,
unless sooner cancelled under subsection (5), remains in force for such period
not exceeding 12 months as the Board may determine, but the Board may from
time to time renew such a certificate for a further period not exceeding 12
(5) The Board may, by notice given by post to the holder of the
certificate at the last address of the holder shown in the record kept under
section 26 (4), cancel a certificate of temporary enrolment in force under
this section for failure to comply with any condition subject to which the
certificate is issued or for any other reason that it considers appropriate
and, on any such notice being given to the holder of such a certificate, the
certificate ceases to be in force.
(6) For the purposes of this section, a reference to a certificate of
temporary enrolment includes a reference to such a certificate that is renewed
under subsection (4).