The European Commission publishes a list of regulated professions in Ireland and the United Kingdom

The European Commission has published in the Official Journal  of the European Union a list of regulated professions that United Kingdom and Ireland have officially recognized as such in accordance with the Article 3 (2) of the Directive on the Recognition of Professional Qualification.

In its article 3(2), the Directive 2005/36/EC on the Recognition of Professional Qualification states that “A profession practised by the members of an association or organisation listed in Annex I shall be treated as a regulated profession»

It also provides that whenever a Member State grants recognition to an association or organisation referred to in the first subparagraph, it shall inform the Commission. The Commission shall then publish an appropriate notification in the Official Journal of the European Union.

The Communication of the Commission (2009/C 111/01)  is downloadable on this page.