Statutory Instruments

The Recognition of Professional Qualifications (Health and Social Care Professions) (Directive 2005/36/EC) (Amendment) Regulations, 2011

The purpose of these Regulations is:

(i) to amend Statutory Instruments No. 139 and No. 166 of 2008, in relation to the profession of Social Worker, to alter the designation of competent authority from the National Social Work Qualifications Board to the Social Workers Registration Board of the Health and Social Care Professionals Council; and

(ii) for competent authorities designated under Statutory Instrument No. 166 of 2008 to carry out the full range of functions prescribed in Directive 2005/36/EC

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