Health and Social Care Professionals Act 2005

PART 7

Professional Titles and Offences

Use of professional titles.

79

79. (1) A registrant of a profession designated in section 4 (1) is entitled to use the title specified in the applicable paragraph of that section for that profession.

(2) In addition, a registrant of a profession designated in section 4 (1) is entitled to use any title for the time being prescribed under section 95 (3) for that profession.

(3) A registrant of a profession designated by regulation under section 4 (2) is entitled to use any title for the time being prescribed under section 4 (6) for that profession.

F87 [ (4) A person shall not use a title referred to in any of subsections (1) to (3) unless

( a ) the person is entitled by virtue of this section to use that title, or

( b ) the person is a service provider who is pursuing, on a temporary and occasional basis, the profession concerned F88 [ pursuant to Part 4 of the Professional Qualifications Regulations ] ]

(5) F89 [ ]

Annotations:

Amendments:

F87

Substituted (1.02.2013) by Health and Social Care Professionals (Amendment) Act 2012 (46/2012), s. 12, S.I. No. 23 of 2013.

F88

Substituted (17.01.2017) by European Union (Recognition of Professional Qualifications) Regulations 2017 (S.I. No. 8 of 2017), reg. 92(f), in effect as per reg. 2.

F89

Deleted (31.12.2014) by Health (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 2014 (33/2014), s. 32, S.I. No. 588 of 2014.