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Professional Associations

Professional associations face a range of regulatory requirements imposed under the Professional Standards Legislation and by the Professional Standards Councils.


Author(s): Andrew Lumsden

This subject title considers the role and function of professional associations in the context of the Professional Standards Council regime. This title will consider the following issues:

  • What are Professional Associations?
  • Concepts of Professional Association and Their Role
  • How are Professional Associations and Professional Standards Councils related?
  • What obligations come with a Professional Standards Scheme?
  • Which organisations have a Professional Standards Scheme?
  • What support material is available to occupational associations?
  • The future of Professional Associations.
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