Regulation (2016:157) On The Recognition Of Professional Qualifications

Original Language Title: Förordning (2016:157) om erkännande av yrkeskvalifikationer

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Read the untranslated law here: http://rkrattsbaser.gov.se/sfst?bet=2016:157

/Entry into force: 04/15/2016

Chapter 1. Introductory provisions



Purpose and scope



section 1 of this regulation complements the provisions of the Act (2016:145) on the recognition of professional qualifications. The regulation is carried out general provisions of European Parliament and Council Directive 2005/36/EC of 7 september 2005 on the recognition of professional qualifications, in wording pursuant to European Parliament and Council directive 55/EU (the qualification directive).



Special provisions implementing parts of the qualification directive, which concerns only certain regulated professions are contained in the statutes in which the exercise of these occupations are regulated.



section 2 of this regulation has the same scope as the law (2016:145) on the recognition of professional qualifications.



Expression of the regulation



paragraph 3 of The statement referred to in paragraph 5 of the Act (2016:145) on the recognition of professional qualifications have the same meaning in this regulation.



For the purposes of this regulation,



1. adaptation period: the pursuit of a regulated profession in Sweden for up to three years under a competent professional responsibility and which are judged by a competent authority and possibly followed by additional training,



2. aptitude test: a test case of practitioner professional knowledge, skills and competence and organized or accepted by the competent authority in order to assess the ability to exercise a regulated profession,



3. lifelong learning: all general education, vocational education, non-formal education and informal learning that takes place through life and lead to increased knowledge, skills and competences and skills,



4. Security professions or health professions who are not recognized automatically: professions which have implications for the safety or public health and which requires professional qualifications not recognised automatically according to the law on the recognition of professional qualifications,



5. ECTS credits: points according to the merit system of higher education that are used in the European higher education area, and



6. IMI: the internal market information system.



Chapter 2. Temporary mobility in Sweden



Use of professional title



(1) A practitioner who, with the support of the law (2016:145) on the recognition of professional qualifications is temporarily exercising their profession in Sweden should pursue the profession under the professional title of the Member State where such establishment, unless otherwise indicated by any of the regulations listed in paragraph 2.



The professional title shall appear on an official language in the State of establishment and in such a way as to avoid confusion with the professional title of Swedish is avoided. If there is no such title in the State of establishment, the practitioner rather than enter their qualifications on an official language in the State of establishment.



section 2 of the regulations on temporary occupation under Swedish title is in question if the



1. health professions, patient safety regulation (2010:1369) and in regulations that have been issued in connection with this regulation,



2. the guardian, the rules given in connection with the Regulation (1989:149) for security companies, etc., and



3. veterinary surgeons, in law (2009:302) if activities in animal health care.



Ex ante notification section 3 provisions concerning advance notice from a practitioner as a condition for temporary mobility in Sweden are found in the case of



1. health professions, patient safety regulation (2010:1369) and in regulations that have been issued in connection with this regulation,



2. the guardian, in the Act (1974:191) for security companies, 3. animal health professionals, of the Regulation (2009:1386) regarding activities in animal health care and in the regulations that have been issued in connection with the regulation, and



4. real estate agents, real estate brokerage Regulation (2011:668).



Prior checking



section 4 of the provisions on prior control of a professional qualifications as a condition for temporary mobility exists in respect of



1. health professions, patient safety regulation (2010:1369), and



2. the guardian, in the Act (1974:191) for security companies and the Regulation (1989:149) for security companies, etc.



Chapter 3. Establishment in Sweden



Article 1 the provisions of this chapter apply to the General system for the recognition of professional qualifications provided for in §§ 9-11 Act (2016:145) on the recognition of professional qualifications.



Qualification levels section 2 professionals in assessing professional qualifications under section 11 of the Act (2016:145) on the recognition of professional qualifications be qualifications are divided into the following levels:



1. diploma in education at university level in at least four years, or the equivalent ECTS credits, and in addition, the vocational training if required;



2. diploma in education at university level in at least three and not more than four years, or an equivalent number of ECTS credits, and in addition, the vocational training if required;



3. diplomas which applies



(a)) other post-secondary education of at least one year than those referred to in 1 and 2, and in addition, the vocational training if required, or



(b)) a regulated education or, in the case of a regulated profession, training with a special structure that provides comparable level of professional skills and preparing students for comparable responsibilities and comparable activities in (a), provided that the diploma is accompanied by a certificate from the country of origin,



4. proof of completion of secondary education which includes a) a general education that has been supplemented by another training other than those referred to in (3) or with a probationary or professional practice required in addition to the general education, or



(b)) a technical or vocational training, if any, have been complemented with training provided for under (a) or with a probationary or professional practice required in addition to the technical or vocational training, and



5. certificate of competence.



A skill level that is certified by a competent authority in another State within the EEA or in Switzerland shall be accepted by the competent authority.



Gender-equal education



3 § If a competent authority of another State in the EEA or in Switzerland has issued an evidence of formal qualifications in the State corresponds to a skill level and give the same right to access to or pursuit of a profession as a qualification referred to in paragraph 2, the certificate shall be treated as equivalent to the qualification in paragraph 2, including the qualification level.



Denied admission by for great differences in levels of qualifications



section 4 of the recognition of professional qualifications may be refused where it for access to the profession in Sweden required such qualifications referred to in paragraph 2 of the 1, but the Professional only has such qualifications as referred to in paragraph 2 of the 5.



Compensation measures



§ 5 as an additional condition for recognition of professional qualifications may be required for the practitioner to undergo a compensatory measure, if



1. contents of professional education differs materially from the contents of the evidence of formal qualifications required in Sweden, or



2. the profession in Sweden include professional activities which do not exist in the corresponding profession in the State of origin and the training required in Sweden differs materially from the education practitioner certificate of competence or evidence of formal qualifications.



Determining whether a compensatory measure is required, refer to such knowledge and expertise, acquired skills and competencies that are essential to the pursuit of the profession in Sweden.



A compensatory measure may not be required, if the difference in terms of education is compensated by the knowledge and skills that the professional has acquired through professional activities or through lifelong learning and approved for that purpose by a competent body of a State within the EEA, in Switzerland or in a third country.



6 § professions have the right to choose which compensation measure to undergo an adaptation period or an aptitude test.



Practitioner entitled to choose compensatory measure does not apply to about 1. for access to the profession in Sweden required professional qualifications referred to in paragraph 2 of the 3, but the practitioner only have professional qualifications referred to in paragraph 2 of 5,



2. access to the profession in Sweden required professional qualifications referred to in paragraph 2 of 1 or 2, but the practitioner only have professional qualifications referred to in paragraph 2 of 4;



3. anything else is legally required.



If it is for access to the profession in Sweden required professional qualifications referred to in paragraph 2 of 2 but the Professional only has such qualifications as referred to in paragraph 2 of the 5, may require that the professional must undergo both an adaptation period and an aptitude test.



section 7 If it is decided that the professional must undergo an aptitude test, he or she is entitled to do so within six months from the date of the decision.



Partial access



8 § instead to adopt a compensation measure under paragraph 5 of the recognition of professional qualifications should be limited to professional's access to a part of a profession (partial access), if



1. the practitioner is fully qualified to practise in the State part of the profession for which access is sought,



2. the differences between practitioner professional practice and the regulated profession in Sweden is so big that the professional that


compensatory measure would need to complete the entire training programme is provided for access to the regulated profession as a whole, and



3. the professional activity can be distinguished from other activities are included in the regulated profession in Sweden.



The assessment referred to in the first subparagraph 3 should be taken into account if the profession may be exercised independently of the State of origin.



If partial access to a profession has been granted, the profession under the professional title of origin State. The practitioner should at the professional practice leave clear information on the scope of the directive.



§ 9 Notwithstanding section 8, partial access to a profession, be denied, if such access would violate any such overriding reasons relating to the public interest recognised in the case law of the Court of Justice of the European Union and it is appropriate for securing the attainment of the objective pursued and does not go beyond what is necessary in order to achieve this goal.



Chapter 4. Procedure in cases of recognition of professional qualifications



Article 1 the provisions of this chapter apply to the handling of matters concerning the recognition of professional qualifications. Unless otherwise specified, the provisions irrespective of the regime for the recognition that is applied.



If the practitioner has applied for a European professional card in another State within the EEA or in Switzerland for temporary occupation or establishment in Sweden and the application has been transferred to Sweden, instead of the provisions of Chapter 5.

applied.



Section 2 of the application an application for the recognition of professional qualifications shall be made in writing of the authority is the competent authority for the profession according to Chapter 7. § 1.



If the right to pursue a regulated profession in Sweden requires both a recognition of the professional qualification identification, authorization, approval or other evidence of formal qualifications, the application shall be dealt with in accordance with the law (2016:145) on the recognition of professional qualifications and this regulation, in the part relating to the recognition of professional qualifications.



section 3, an application may also be submitted via the electronic interchange function referred to in Chapter 7. § 5.



Handling cases on the recognition of professional qualifications



paragraph 4 the competent authority shall within one month from receipt of the application to acknowledge receipt and, if it is missing information necessary to examine the application, ask the professional to submit substantiation.



If the practitioner despite requests not to come in with the data necessary for the application to be examined, the Agency may reject the application.



§ 5 If there are reasonable grounds to believe that a document is not genuine or authentic or that the Professional does not have the right to exercise their profession in another State which practitioner States, the competent authorities through IMI obtain the necessary information from the competent authority of the other State.



section 6 in respect of recognition of professional qualifications under the General system, the competent authority shall, if it is not unnecessary, obtaining University and College Council opinion regarding practitioner education abroad before the Agency decides the matter.



The competent authority shall pay the Council for its costs for providing the opinion.



Decision on the recognition of professional qualifications



paragraph 7 of Decision in matters concerning the recognition of professional qualifications shall be taken promptly and at the latest within three months from the time a complete application has been submitted.



In cases of recognition under the General system and in proceedings relating to the automatic recognition of professional experience in the case of integrated professional experience requirements may the deadline be extended for a month, if there are special reasons.



Chapter 5. Procedure in cases of European professional card for professional practice in Sweden § 1 the provisions of this chapter apply to applications for European professional card for professional activities in Sweden, where an application has been made in a State of the EEA or in Switzerland, then transferred to Sweden and concerns 1. establishment, or



2. temporary mobility within a security professional or a health profession not recognised automatically.



Where the application relates to the establishment in accordance with the General system for the recognition of professional qualifications, also applies the provisions of Chapter 4. section 6.



section 2 of The professions covered by the provisions on European professional card is



1. nurse responsible for general care, dental practitioner,



2. pharmacists,



3. the physiotherapist (physiotherapist),



4. mountain guide, and



5. real estate agents.



Of these professions make up the physiotherapist (physiotherapist) such a profession as referred to in article 1, first subparagraph 2.



3 § Additional provisions on procedure in cases concerning the European professional card once the application is submitted to another State in the Commission implementing Regulation (EU) No 2015/983 of 24 June 2015 on the procedure for issuing the European professional card and the application of the mechanism in accordance with European Parliament and Council Directive 2005/36/EC.



Processing of application for professional cards



paragraph 4 the competent authority shall without delay make sure your application is complete.



If there are reasonable grounds to believe that the information contained in the application is not sufficient for a European professional card to be issued, the competent authority may request additional information from the competent authority of the State from which the request has been transferred. The competent authority may in such cases also request the competent authority of the other state certified copies of documents necessary for the examination of the application.



Decisions on the European professional card



§ 5 If the application relates to the establishment in accordance with the General system for the recognition of professional qualifications or temporary mobility within the security professions or health professions that are not automatically recognized, the competent authority shall decide on the matter within two months from the date on which the Agency received the application.



section 6, If the application relates to the establishment according to some kind of automatic recognition, the competent authority shall decide on the matter within one month from the date the Agency received the application.



section 7 of the deadlines specified in paragraphs 5 and 6 may, if necessary, be extended for two weeks. The competent authority shall inform the practitioner of the extension and the reasons for this.



If it is absolutely necessary, then may the deadline be extended for a further two weeks.



§ 8 the competent authority may decide not to issue a European professional card, if the required information has not been received within the time limits provided for in §§ 5-7 despite supplementation has been requested under paragraph 4.



section 9 If the competent authority has not taken a decision within the time limits laid down in paragraphs 5 to 7, the application shall be deemed to be granted. The same applies if the competent authority has decided on an aptitude test but do not have organized sample within one month from the date of the decision.



section 10, if the competent authority decides to grant an application for a European professional card or if the application referred to in section 9 shall be granted to the European professional card at the same time be sent to the professional through IMI.



Chapter 6. Procedure in cases of European professional card for professional activities in another State, article 1 the provisions of this chapter apply to applications for a European professional card for professional activities in another State within the EEA or in Switzerland according to section 19 of the Act (2016:145) on the recognition of professional qualifications.



section 2 of The professions covered by the provisions on European professional card is



1. nurse responsible for general care, dental practitioner,



2. pharmacists,



3. the physiotherapist (physiotherapist),



4. mountain guide, and



5. real estate agents.



Of these professions make up the physiotherapist (physiotherapist) such a profession as referred to in section 6, first subparagraph 2.



paragraph 3 of the Additional provisions relating to EPC, see Commission implementing Regulation (EU) No 2015/983 of 24 June 2015 on the procedure for issuing the European professional card and the application of the mechanism in accordance with European Parliament and Council Directive 2005/36/EC.



Application for European professional card



section 4 an application for a European professional card should be submitted electronically in IMI.



Processing of application for professional cards



§ 5 within one week of receipt, the competent authority 1. acknowledge receipt, and



2. If there is missing data, request the applicant to submit additional documentation.



The competent authority shall verify that the applicant is legally established in Sweden and that all required documents have been issued in Sweden are authentic and genuine.



If there is reason to believe that a document is not valid or genuine, the competent authority shall request information from the body that issued it, or request a certified copy of the document by the applicant.



Transfer of application for professional cards to another State



section 6, The competent authority shall, within one month from the expiry of the deadline provided for in paragraph 5 of the first paragraph, or from the later time when requested additions have been received, decide to transfer the application to the competent authority of the State where the professional practice referred to happen, if the application concerns 1. establishment, or



2. temporary mobility within a security professional or a health profession not recognised automatically.




After a transfer decision has been made, the application shall be transmitted without delay. In connection with the transfer to the applicant receive information about how far the handling of the case has progressed.



Issuing professional cards in Sweden section 7 the competent authority shall issue a European professional card, if



1. the application relates to temporary mobility in an occupation that is not covered by section 6 of the first paragraph 2 2. the applicant is legally established in Sweden in the same profession as applied for, and 3. the profession is regulated in Sweden.



If the profession is not regulated in Sweden, requires the issuance of a European professional card to the applicant even has exercised the profession for at least one year in one or more States in the EEA or in Switzerland over the last ten years.



Professional experience referred to in the second subparagraph shall not be required, if the training leading to the profession is regulated in Sweden.



§ 8 the competent authority shall take a decision on the issuing of a European professional card within three weeks from the end of the period referred to in section 5 or from the latter time that the requested completions.



The competent authority shall without delay forward the European professional card to the competent authority of the State where the profession intended to be exercised and shall inform the applicant accordingly.



section 9 If the holder of a European professional card issued in Sweden want to exercise the profession temporarily in another State than the one specified in the application, the holder may apply to the competent authority of such an expansion.



section 10 of the holder of a European professional card issued in Sweden shall inform the competent authority if significant changes in the factual situation as indicated on the case.



section 11 of the competent authority shall, where necessary, update the European professional card and forward this to the State concerned.



Chapter 7. Government data



Competent authorities



§ 1 the authorities competent authorities for regulated professions in Sweden under this regulation set out in the annex to this regulation.



section 2 of the University Council is the competent authority in accordance with 5 and 6 chap.. When it comes to European professional card for professions which are not regulated in Sweden.



Counseling centers



section 3 of the University Council is the Advisory Centre in accordance with article 57b of the qualification directive.



Coordinating authority for IMI



4 § Board of trade is the coordinating authority for regulatory cooperation in IMI as regards the professional qualification directive.



Single point of contact



5 § the growth Board is responsible to it, through the common point of contact established under the Act (2009:1079) on services in the internal market and Regulation (2009:1078) on services in the internal market, provided 1. electronic information on regulated professions and regulated courses in Sweden in accordance with article 57 of the qualification directive, and



2. an electronic interchange function under article 57a of the qualification directive.



The information provided shall as appropriate be available also in English.



section 6, the competent authorities should provide information to regional growth needed to tillväxtverket to fulfil its obligation under paragraph 5 of that provision of electronic information on regulated professions in Sweden.



The information needed to the growth Board should be able to fulfil its obligation under paragraph 5 of providing electronic information about regulated courses in Sweden must be submitted to the regional growth of



1. Statens skolverk, in terms of training at secondary level,



2. University and College Council, in the case of higher education, and



3. the authority for the Polytechnic, in the field of education in Polytechnic.



section 7 of the electronic interchange function referred to in section 5 shall make it possible to communicate with the competent authorities and take action according to the law (2016:145) on the recognition of professional qualifications and this regulation, with the exception of compensatory measures in accordance with Chapter 3. 5 and 6 of this regulation.



Growth work's position with the documents sent for promotion through the electronic interchange feature is limited to only what is necessary to be able to communicate the documents.



Each competent authority shall be connected to the relay function.



Certification of professional activities in another State



§ 8 the competent authorities shall, with the exception of the certificates referred to in paragraphs 9 and 10, to issue the certificate of the right to exercise the profession in Sweden needed to pursue a regulated profession in another State within the EEA or in Switzerland.



The competent authorities may if necessary, request the necessary basis for an affidavit from the person who needs the certificate.



section 9 of the University and College Council shall, at the request of the person who has a Swedish degree or diploma from a primary or secondary education, an education on higher education or other post-secondary education, issue the certificate required for the certificate or diploma will be accepted as evidence of formal qualifications in another country within the EEA or in Switzerland.



section 10 of the rules relating to the authorised Chambers of Commerce may issue the certificate of actual pursuit of activities required to demonstrate work experience is available at the Chamber of Commerce Regulation (1990:733).



Council for professions



11 § At University and College Council, there shall be a Council for the regulated professions.



The Council shall organise the continuous exchange of experience concerning the application of the law (2016:145) on the recognition of professional qualifications and this regulation.



University and College Council is responsible for the Secretariat of the Council.



section 12 of the Director-General of the University Council are Council President.



The competent authorities and the Board of trade shall be represented in the Council.



section 13, the Council shall consult with representatives of other government departments, representatives of industry and workers ' organizations and other stakeholders in order to seek the views of the importance of the recognition of professional qualifications and temporary mobility.



Chapter 8. Regulatory cooperation



Article 1, the competent authorities shall cooperate closely with and assist the competent authorities and assistance centres in other States within the European economic area and in Switzerland with information in order to facilitate the implementation of the qualification directive.



University and College Council shall exercise the tasks referred to in the first subparagraph in the case of professions which are not regulated in Sweden.



Notifications of bans or limitation to exercise certain professions



section 2 Provisions on the obligation of a disciplinary board to inform the competent authorities of other States in the EEA and Switzerland on judgments and decisions regarding prohibition or restriction of a person's occupation can be found in the case of



1. health professions, in Chapter 9. section 18 of the patient safety Act (2010:659), 2. teachers and pre-school teachers ' profession, in Chapter 2. section 24 of the Education Act (2010:800), and



3. the veterinary profession, in Chapter 7. section 16 of the Act (2009:302) if activities in animal health care.



3 § If a court takes a decision referred to in any of the provisions referred to paragraph 2, the Court shall at the latest the day following the day on which the decision has been communicated to notify the relevant disciplinary board. The same applies if a court change that decision.



section 4 of the University Council are the recipients of notifications from other States in the EEA and Switzerland concerning the prohibition or limitation of a person to a profession that corresponds to a profession referred to in paragraph 2. The Council shall, as soon as possible, forward such notification to



1. The National Board of health and social care and Inspection, in the case of occupations that correspond to the professions referred to in paragraph 2 1,



2. State school and the State school inspection, in the case of occupations that correspond to the professions referred to in paragraph 2 of 2, and 3. The State's agricultural work, in the case of occupations that correspond to the profession referred to in paragraph 2 of the 3.



Other intelligence relating to professional practice section 5 If a practitioner practising his profession in Sweden with the support of the law (2016:145) on the recognition of professional qualifications and this regulation have been subject to disciplinary or other actions or criminal penalties which may affect the exercise of the profession, the competent authority shall inform the competent authority of the Member State of origin practitioner.



A competent authority which receives the corresponding information from a competent authority in another State within the EEA or in Switzerland shall inform the sender about the measures taken in response to the data.



section 6, If the holder of a European professional card will be subject to a decision which means that his or her professional activities prohibited or restricted in Sweden, the competent authority shall update the holder's opportunity in IMI with details. The same applies if such a decision later expires.



The holder of the European professional card and the competent authorities have access to the relevant IMI Act shall without delay be informed of all updates. The competent authority shall delete the data in IMI file when no longer needed.



Notification of false certificates



section 7 If a practitioner convicted of responsibility for having relied on a false affidavit in a case under this regulation, shall


University and College Council decide to inform the competent authorities of other States in the EEA and Switzerland about this. The same applies if a court change such a judgment.



The notification shall be made not later than three days after the date on which the judgment was given.



section 8 a court adjudicating the responsibility for such an act referred to in section 7, shall not later than the day following the date on which the judgment was given inform University and College Council on the judgment. The same applies if a court change such a judgment.



section 9 of the University Council is the recipient of the notification of false certificates from other States in the EEA and Switzerland. The Council shall, as soon as possible, forward such notification to the competent authority for the profession.



Information concerning temporary professionals section 10 If there is reasonable suspicion that a practitioner who performs or want to practise their profession in Sweden is not legally established or not complying with good practice in the Member State of establishment, the competent authority may request information from the competent authority of the Member State of establishment. The same applies if there is reasonable suspicion that the practitioner is or has been the subject of a professional disciplinary or criminal sanction in the Member State of establishment.



University and College Council may request the information referred to in the first subparagraph in the case of professions which are not regulated in Sweden.



section 11 of the competent authorities, with the competent authorities of other States in the EEA and Switzerland exchange of such data as is necessary for a service recipient's complaint against a practitioner who occasionally exercise a profession in a Member State other than the State of establishment to be investigated.

The recipient should be informed of the measures undertaken in response to the complaint.



Exchange of information, section 12, if the competent authority of a profession does not exercise supervision of the profession, the competent authority shall inform each other and the supervisory authority to the extent necessary for the accomplishment of the tasks provided for in this chapter shall be carried out.



paragraph 13 of the IMI will be used for the exchange of information with the competent authorities and assistance centres in other States within the European economic area and in Switzerland in accordance with this regulation.



Provisions on the use of IMI is in European Parliament and Council Regulation (EC) no 1024/2012 of 25 October 2012 on administrative cooperation through the internal market information system and repealing Commission decision 2008/49/EC (IMI).



section 14 of the Regulations on the processing of personal data and privacy, see IMI regulation, personal data Act (1998:204) and public access to information and secrecy (2009:400).

Chapter 9. The notification and reporting obligations to the European Commission



section 1 of the higher education Council to the European Commission and, in the case of paragraphs 1, 2 and 4, to the other States in the EEA and Switzerland,



1. notify reasoned proposals for regulations on exemptions from professional's possibility to choose between an adaptation period and an aptitude test,



2. via IMI report the provisions adopted with regard to the issuing of evidence of formal qualifications of architects, including indication of duration and content,



3. via IMI report the provisions adopted with regard to the issuing of evidence of formal qualifications giving access to the professional activities of a pharmacist, midwife, physician, nurse, medical specialists, specialised dental practitioners, dentists and veterinary surgeons, including the length and content,



4. report the provisions on partial relief from certain elements of the specialist medical training,



5. Please provide information on current changes concerning regulated professions and training in Sweden,



6. every two years, submit a report on the requirements for professional qualifications during the last two years have been removed or softened, 7. within six months of a new or higher standards of professional qualifications are in place of the requirement and the reasons for this, 8. every two years a report on the application of the system for the recognition of professional qualifications in accordance with the qualification directive, a description of the problem that the application and statistics on the decisions that have been taken, including information on the number and types of decisions, and



9. If necessary, disclose the information required before the European Commission reports on the implementation of the qualification directive.



section 2 of an authority which intends to announce such rules referred to in paragraph 1 shall, in good time, seek the views of University and College Council and thereafter notify the Council about their proposals. The authority shall also specify the grounds upon which the limit is necessary and proportionate in relation to the public interest.



Of article 14(2) of the qualification directive states that the regulations referred to in paragraph 1 may be applied, unless the European Commission indicate otherwise within three months after receipt of the notification.



3 § the information necessary for University and College Council to fulfil their obligation under article 1, 3 and 4 shall be submitted to the Council by the National Board of health.



4 § the information necessary for University and College Council to fulfil its obligation under paragraph 1 of the 5, 6 and 7 shall be submitted to the Council of the competent authorities, the State's school and Authority for the Polytechnic.



The information referred to in the first subparagraph shall be provided on an ongoing basis, and in the cases referred to in paragraph 1 of the 7 at the latest three months after the change has been introduced.



§ 5, the competent authorities shall, on the request of University and College Council provide the information necessary for the Council to fulfil its obligation under paragraph 1 of the 8 and 9.



10 Cape. Appropriations



§ 1 the competent authority of a profession shall, except as otherwise provided in the second paragraph, provide for 1. adaptation period and an aptitude test,



2. exclusions from the right to choose compensatory measure,



3. What are the functions of a practitioner who, with the support of the law (2016:145) on the recognition of professional qualifications is temporarily exercising their profession in Sweden will provide service recipients, and 4. enforcement of the law on the recognition of professional qualifications and this regulation.



The police authorities may communicate the provisions stipulated in the first subparagraph in the case of the guardian.



section 2 of the University and College Council may provide for 1. automatic recognition for common training principles 15 and 16 of the Act (2016:145) on the recognition of professional qualifications for the professions which are not regulated in Sweden, 2. European professional card for professions which are not regulated professions in Sweden, and



3. issuing of the certificate referred to in Chapter 7. section 8.



section 3 of the National Board may provide for the exchange of information through IMI.



11 kap. The validity of decision making and appeals



paragraph 1 of the decision pursuant to this Regulation shall be effective immediately, unless otherwise specified in the decision.



section 2 of the 22 a of the Administrative Procedure Act (1986:223) there are provisions for appeal to the administrative court.



Transitional provisions



2016:157



1. this Regulation shall enter into force on april 15, 2016.



2. the provisions of Chapter 4. section 6, to obtain University and College Council opinion, apply for the first time to applications submitted to the competent authority after the entry into force.



Annex



LIST of COMPETENT AUTHORITIES of the REGULATED PROFESSIONS in CANADA



This annex sets out, in accordance with Chapter 7. § 1 the authorities competent authorities for regulated professions in Sweden.



The competent authority is



1. The Swedish civil contingencies Agency, in the case of



a) fire protection inspection in accordance with Chapter 3. section 4 of the Act (2003:778) for protection against accidents,



b) control of tanks intended for the transport of dangerous goods, and



c) control of tanks and piping for flammable liquids,



2. The National Board of health and welfare, in the case of a) pharmacists;



b) occupational therapist,



c) audiologist,



d) midwives;



e) Biomedical Scientist,



f) nutritionist,



g) physiotherapist (physiotherapist),



h) chiropractor,



in speech and language pathology),



j) doctor,



k) specialist,



l) chiropractor,



m) optician,



n) orthopaedic engineer,



o) psychologist,



p) psychotherapist,



q) prescriptionist,



r) Radiology nurse,



s) medical physicist,



t) nurse,



u) specialist nurse,



v) dental hygienist,



w) dentist,



x) dental training, and



y) profession in the social child and juvenile foster care, 3. The public health agency, in the case of a) use of plant protection products class 1 in the cases referred to in Chapter 2. 20 § 2 Regulation (2014:425) on pesticides,



b) use of plant protection products class 2 in the cases referred to in Chapter 2. 20 § 2 regulation on pesticides, and



(c)) use of biocidal products class 1 in the cases referred to in Chapter 3. 16 section 1 and section 17 of the Ordinance (2014:425) on pesticides,



4. The financial supervisory authority, in the case of responsible for the actuarial function in an insurance company,



5. Legal, financial and, in the case of a) authorised interpreters, and b) a sworn translator,



6. The County Administrative Board of Stockholm, in the case of custodians,



7. Real estate inspection, in the case of a) estate agents, letting agents, and (b)),



8. Statens skolverk, in the case of a) teachers, and



b) preschool teacher,




9. the University Council, in the case of mountain guides,



10. The environmental protection agency, in terms of quality assurance of predator observations,



11. National Electrical Safety Board, in the case of electrical contractors,



12. Transport Board, in the case of a) inspectors, b) taxi drivers,



c) educational leaders at driving school,



d) driving instructor, e) teachers of introductory training for private driving instruction,



f) teachers for risk education,



g) teacher for mopedutbildning that require driving privileges AM, and



h) teachers for Scooter, snowmobile and all-terrain hjulings training that requires a driver's licence,



13. Patent Attorney Board, in the case of authorized patent agents,



14. The State's agricultural work, in the case of a) veterinary, b) animal nursing,



c) certified farrier,



d) licensed under the patient safety Act (2010:659) approved for activities in animal health, e) use of plant protection products class 1 in the cases referred to in Chapter 2. 20 § 1 Regulation (2014:425) on pesticides, and



f) use of plant protection products class 2 in the cases referred to in Chapter 2. 20 § 1 the regulation on pesticides,



15. Boverket, in the case of a) energy experts, b) experts in fire protection, c) special funktionskontrollanter, d) experts on cultural values, e) experts on accessibility, f) inspectors, and



g) professional activities relating to control of lifts and other power-driven equipment;



16. the working environment authority, in the case of a) the use of biocidal products class 1 in the cases referred to in Chapter 3. 16 § 2 and section 17 of the Ordinance (2014:425) on pesticides, b) professional divers,



c) sprängarbas, and



d) work with medical checks.