11. Effect of recognition.
8[(1)] Notwithstanding anything contained in any other law,
(a) any recognised qualification shall be a sufficient qualification for enrolment in any 6[State] register;
(b) no person shall, after the date of commencement of this Act, be entitled to be enrolled in any6[State] register as a nurse, midwife, 9[auxiliary nurse-midwife], health visitor, or public health nurse unless he or she holds a recognised qualification:
Provided that any person already enrolled in any 6[State] register before the said date may continue to be so enrolled notwithstanding that he or she may not hold a recognised qualification:
Provided further that any person who was immediately before the said date entitled to be enrolled in any 6[State] register but was not so enrolled shall on application made in this behalf before the expiry of two years from the said date be entitled to be enrolled in that register;
(c) any person holding a recognised higher qualification shall be entitled to have the qualification entered as a supplementary qualification in any 6[State] register in which he or she is enrolled, and after the said date no person shall be entitled to have entered as a supplementary qualification in any6[State] register any qualification which is not a recognised higher qualification
9[(2) Notwithstanding anything contained in clause (b) of sub-section (1)
(a) a citizen of India holding a qualification which entitles him or her to be registered with any Council of Nursing or Midwifery (by whatever name called) in any foreign country, may, with the approval of the Council, be enrolled in any State Register; and where approval has been accorded by the Council in respect of such qualification in one case, the approval of the Council for enrolment in a State register in the case of any other citizen of India holding the same qualification shall not be necessary;
1. Subs. by A.O. (No. 3), 1956, for "such State" (w.e.f. 1-11-1956).
2. Subs. by Act 75 of 1950, s. 2, for "of the State or Country" (w.e.f. 28-12-1950).
3. Subs. by, s. 2, ibid., for "in any State" (w.e.f. 28-12-1950).
4. The words "of India" omitted by the A. O. 1950.
5. Subs. by Act 75 of 1950. S. 2, for "in that Sate County".
6. Subs. by A.O.1950, for "Provincial".
7. Subs. by Act 45 of 1957, s. 6, for clause (ii) (w.e.f. 1-12-1958).
8. Section11 renumbered as sub-section (1) thereof by s. 7, ibid. (w.e.f. 1-12-1958).
9. Ins. by s. 7, ibid. (w.e.f. 1-12-1958).
(b) a person not being a citizen of India who is employed as a nurse, midwife, auxiliary nurse- midwife, teacher or administrator in any hospital or institution situated in any State for purposes of teaching, research or charitable work may, with the approval of the President of the Council, be enrolled temporarily in the State Register for such period as may be specified in this behalf in the order issued by the said President:
Provided that the practice by such person shall be limited to the hospital or institution to which he or she is attached.]