Chapter 3, 9 December 2010 Mutual Recognition of Professional Qualifications. Recognition of Professional Qualifications in Iceland. Working with recognition of professional qualifications since 1996
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Chapter 3, 9 December 2010
Mutual Recognition of Professional Qualifications
Recognition of Professional Qualifications in Iceland
Working with recognition of professional qualifications since 1996
Personal fascination (or obsession) since 1986 – qualification a requirement to enter a metal workers´ union
EEA Agreement crucial in putting the spotlight on the regulation of professions
Recognition of foreign qualifications an extra challenge for the administration
It has since 1995 called for improved admin capacity
For the purpose of applying Article 13, the professional qualifications are grouped under the following levels as described below:
(a) an attestation of competence issued by a competent authority in the home Member State designated pursuant to legislative, regulatory or administrative provisions of that Member State, on the basis of:(i) either a training course not forming part of a certificate or diploma within the meaning of points (b), (c), (d) or (e), or a specific examination without prior training, or full-time pursuit of the profession in a Member State for three consecutive years or for an equivalent duration on a part-time basis during the previous 10 years,
(Regulation 879/2010, art. 10 (a))
Við meðferð umsókna um viðurkenningu á menntun og hæfi, sbr. 12. gr., skal stuðst við eftir-farandi flokkun:
a. hæfnisvottorð gefið út á grundvelli:
(Reglugerð um viðurkenningu á faglegri menntun og hæfi nr. 879/2010, 10. gr.)
The right of establishment as well as to provide services in the fisheries sector. Issue that will be dealt with under Chapter 13 on fisheries.
The time limits for the implementation of the third directive on postal services (2008/6/EC)
Rules on the right of establishment and investment in properties in rural areas, with the aim to maintain rural population. Issue that will be dealt with under chapter 4 on the free movement of capital).
The declaration by Iceland and Norway upon the incorporation of the Services Directive (2006/123/EC) into the EEA Agreement.