S.I. No. 220/2024 - Medical Scientists Registration Board Approved Qualifications Bye - Law 2024


Notice of the making of this Statutory Instrument was published in

“Iris Oifigiúil” of 17th May, 2024.

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

1. The Medical Scientists Registration Board Approved Qualifications (No. 2) Bye-Law 2023 (S.I. No.527 of 2023) 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 Medical Scientists Registration Board Approved Qualifications Bye-Law 2024.

(2) The bye-law comes into operation on 16 May 2024.

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 Medical Scientists Registration Board established under section 36(1)(a) of the Act.

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

(1) Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Medical Science, Galway Mayo Institute of Technology

(2) Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Medical Science, Atlantic Technological University

(3) Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Biomedical Science, Technological University Dublin

(4) Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Medical Science, Technological University Dublin

(5) Bachelor of Science (Honours) Biomedical Science (Cork Institute of Technology and University College Cork - National University of Ireland, Cork)

AND

Diploma in Clinical Laboratory Practice (Cork Institute of Technology)

(6) Bachelor of Science (Honours) Biomedical Science (Cork Institute of Technology and University College Cork - National University of Ireland, Cork)

AND

Diploma in Clinical Laboratory Practice (Munster Technological University)

(7) Bachelor of Science (Honours) Biomedical Science (Munster Technological University and University College Cork - National University of Ireland, Cork)

AND

Diploma in Clinical Laboratory Practice (Munster Technological University)

(8) Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Biomedical Science, Dublin Institute of Technology.

(9) Higher Diploma in Medical Science, Technological University Dublin

(10) Higher Diploma in Science in Medical Science, Atlantic Technological University

The Minister for Health approves the making of this bye-law.

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GIVEN under my Official Seal of the Minister for Health,

17 April, 2024.

STEPHEN DONNELLY,

Minister for Health.

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GIVEN under the seal of the Medical Scientists Registration Board,

16 May, 2024.

COLM O’LEARY,

Chairperson, Medical Scientists Registration Board.

MARY HUNT,

Chairperson, Medical Scientists 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 Medical Scientists Registration Board as attesting to the standard of proficiency required for registration with the Medical Scientists Registration Board.