S.I. No. 231/2019 - Dietitians Registration Board Approved Qualifications Bye-law 2019


Notice of the making of this Statutory Instrument was published in

“Iris Oifigiúil” 31th of May, 2019.

The Dietitians Registration Board, in exercise of the powers conferred on it by section 31 (as amended) of the Health and Social Care Professionals Act 2005 , with the approval of the Health and Social Care Professionals Council, hereby makes the following bye-law:

1. The Dietitians Registration Board Approved Qualifications Bye-Law 2017 (S.I. No. 552 of 2017) is hereby revoked with effect from the date specified in paragraph (2(2)), without prejudice to any applications for registration or restoration received by the board prior to that date.

2. (1) The bye-law may be cited as the Dietitians Registration Board Approved Qualifications Bye-law 2019.

(2) The bye-law comes into operation on 8 May 2019.

3. In the bye-law –

“the Act” means the Health and Social Care Professionals Act 2005 (no.27 of 2005) (as amended from time to time);

“the Register” means the register of the Dietitians Registration Board established under section 36(1)(a) of the Act.

4. The Dietitians Registration Board, for the purposes of Section 38(2)(a) (as amended) of the Act, hereby approves the following qualifications as attesting to the standard of proficiency required for registration:

(1) Bachelor of Science in Human Nutrition and Dietetics, Dublin Institute of Technology and the University of Dublin,

(2) Bachelor of Science in Human Nutrition and Dietetics, Technological University Dublin and the University of Dublin,

(3) Bachelor of Science in Human Nutrition and Dietetics from the University of Dublin, and a Graduate Diploma in Human Nutrition and Dietetics from the Dublin Institute of Technology,

(4) Master of Science in Clinical Nutrition and Dietetics, National University of Ireland, University College Dublin.

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GIVEN under the seal of the Dietitians Registration Board,

08 May 2019

NICK KENNEDY,

Chairperson, Dietitians Registration Board.

and

RUTH CHARLES,

Member, Dietitians Registration Board.

EXPLANATORY NOTE

(This note is not part of the instrument and does not purport to be a legal interpretation.)

This bye-law identifies the qualifications awarded in the State which are approved by the Dietitians Registration Board as attesting to the standard of proficiency required for registration with the Dietitians Registration Board.