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The European Qualifications (Health and Social Care Professions) (Amendment etc.) (EU Exit) Regulations 2019

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1.—(1) These Regulations may be cited as the European Qualifications (Health and Social Care Professions) (Amendment etc.) (EU Exit) Regulations 2019.

(2) These Regulations come into force on exit day.

(3) Any amendment, repeal or revocation made by these Regulations has the same extent as the provision amended, repealed or revoked.

Medical practitioners

2.  In Schedule 1—

(a)Part 1 contains amendments about medical practitioners;

(b)Part 2 contains savings and transitional provision relating to those amendments.

Pharmacists and pharmacy technicians

3.  In Schedule 2—

(a)Part 1 contains amendments about pharmacists and pharmacy technicians;

(b)Part 2 contains savings and transitional provision relating to those amendments.

Dentists and dental care professionals

4.  In Schedule 3—

(a)Part 1 contains amendments about dentists and dental care professionals;

(b)Part 2 contains savings and transitional provision relating to those amendments.

Nurses, midwives and nursing associates

5.  In Schedule 4—

(a)Part 1 contains amendments about nurses, midwives and nursing associates;

(b)Part 2 contains savings and transitional provision relating to those amendments.

Opticians

6.  In Schedule 5—

(a)Part 1 contains amendments about opticians;

(b)Part 2 contains savings and transitional provision relating to those amendments.

Osteopaths

7.  In Schedule 6—

(a)Part 1 contains amendments about osteopaths;

(b)Part 2 contains savings and transitional provision relating to those amendments.

Chiropractors

8.  In Schedule 7—

(a)Part 1 contains amendments about chiropractors;

(b)Part 2 contains savings and transitional provision relating to those amendments.

Health and social work professionals

9.  In Schedule 8—

(a)Part 1 contains amendments about health and social work professionals;

(b)Part 2 contains savings and transitional provision relating to those amendments.

Social workers in Scotland

10.  In Schedule 9—

(a)Part 1 contains amendments about social workers in Scotland;

(b)Part 2 contains savings and transitional provision relating to those amendments.

Social care workers in Northern Ireland

11.  In Schedule 10—

(a)Part 1 contains amendments about social care workers in Northern Ireland;

(b)Part 2 contains savings and transitional provision relating to those amendments.

Social workers in England

12.  In Schedule 11—

(a)Part 1 contains amendments about social workers in England;

(b)Part 2 contains savings and transitional provision relating to those amendments.

References to the General Systems Regulations

13.—(1) In this regulation—

“the 2007 Regulations” means the European Communities (Recognition of Professional Qualifications) Regulations 2007(1);

“the 2015 Regulations” means the European Union (Recognition of Professional Qualifications) Regulations 2015(2).

(2) In these Regulations, any reference to the 2015 Regulations (or to any provision of those Regulations) includes a reference to the 2007 Regulations (or to any corresponding provision of those Regulations), so far as the 2007 Regulations continue (or, before exit day, continued) to apply by virtue of regulation 78 of the 2015 Regulations or regulation 155 of the European Qualifications (Health and Social Care Professions) Regulations 2016(3).

Review of continued recognition of certain European qualifications

14.—(1) The Secretary of State must, after the end of the period of two years beginning with the day on which these Regulations come into force—

(a)carry out a review of the operation of the provisions in paragraph (2) (which concern the recognition to be given to certain European qualifications after exit day), as inserted or amended by these Regulations,

(b)set out the conclusions of the review in the report, and

(c)publish the report.

(2) The provisions are—

(a)sections 21B(1A), (2)(a), (3), (4) (full registration of persons with an overseas qualification) and 21C(2A) (provisional registration of persons with an overseas qualification) of the Medical Act 1983(4),

(b)articles 4(1), (1A) (general practitioners eligible for entry in the general practitioner register), 8(1) (specialists eligible for entry in the specialist register) and 10 (recognised specialist qualifications granted outside the United Kingdom) of the Postgraduate Medical Education and Training Order of Council 2010(5),

(c)article 21(1A) to (1C) (pre-entry requirements in respect of qualifications and additional education, training or experience: pharmacists) of the Pharmacy Order 2010(6),

(d)section 15(2)(a), (2ZA), (2ZB) and (4ZA) (qualification for registration in the dentists register) of the Dentists Act 1984(7),

(e)regulations 9(1) (eligible specialists) and 10 (recognised specialist dental qualifications) of the European Primary and Specialist Dental Qualifications Regulations 1998(8), and

(f)article 13(3) to (5) (approved qualifications) of the Nursing and Midwifery Order 2001(9).

(3) The report must be published within the period of six months beginning with the day after the end of the period referred to in sub-paragraph (1).

Signed by authority of the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care.

Stephen Hammond

Minister of State for Health,

Department of Health and Social Care

14th March 2019

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