Statutory Instruments

The Recognition of Professional Qualifications (Health and Social Care Professions) (Directive 2005/36/EC) Regulations, 2008

The purpose of these Regulations is to designate certain bodies as competent authorities in relation to certain health and social care professions under the Recognition of Professional Qualifications (Directive 2005/36/EC) Regulations 2008 (S.I. No. 139 of 2008) and Council Directive 2005/36/EC of 7 September 2005 on the recognition of professional qualifications, as amended by Council Directive 2006/100/EC of 20 November 2006, and to provide for the registration of social workers, dispensing opticians, optometrists and pre-hospital emergency care practitioners providing services on a temporary and occasional basis pursuant to Part 4 of the Recognition of Professional Qualifications (Directive 2005/36/EC) Regulations 2008 (S.I. No. 139 of 2008)

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