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Legal Department


First established in 2019, all legal affairs of the Council are overseen by the Legal Counsel whose core objective is to provide comprehensive and integrated in-house legal services to the Council.

Services Provided

  • Legal opinions and advice to the Board and Registrar and CEO
  • Overseeing smooth operations of the Board and providing secretarial services to the Board and its Committees on behalf of the Registrar
  • Drafting, reviewing and negotiating contracts and all legal departments
  • Managing litigation and alternative dispute resolution proceedings
  • Facilitating law reform and review and drafting legislation
  • Performing legal administrative services
  • Providing legal advice and strategic input to management and user departments
  • Overseeing investigation reports
  • Conducting legal research on international and domestic matters
  • Overseeing the Council’s public relations on behalf of the Board and the Registrar

Key documents referred to

  • The Nurses and Midwives Act No. 10 of 2019
  • All Statutory Instruments under the Nurses and Midwives Act No. 10 of 2019