Statutory Instruments

The European Communities (Quality and Safety of Human Blood and Blood Components) (Amendment) Regulations 2008

These Regulations are made under section 3 of the European Communities Act l972 (No. 27 of l972) (as amended by the European Communities (Amendment) Act 2007 (No. 18 of 2007)). The Regulations amend Article 2(1) of the European Communities (Quality and Safety of Human Blood and Blood Components) Regulations 2005 (S.I. No. 360 of 2005) by the insertion of part (c) under the definition of “qualified health professional”. This amendment allows for “a person, who has successfully completed a training course approved by a blood establishment, which established the competency of that person to assess the eligibility of donors to donate” to be included under the definition of “qualified health professional”.

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