In 1991 Cyprus introduced registration for chiropractors by approving the Chiropractors’ Registration Law (72). To practise chiropractic the practitioner must hold a recognized degree, diploma, or certificate. It is a criminal offence to practise chiropractic without being registered (44). Chiropractic is registered in the EU regulated professions database as follows: Chiropractic is a directly related regulated profession with title “Chiropractor(EN)” recognized under Directive 2005/26/EC (5), ID 5339. General system of recognition – primary application. Qualification level: DSE-diploma (post-secondary education) including Annex II (ex 92/51, Annex C, D), Art. 11 c (7).
5. DIRECTIVE 2005/36/EC OF THE EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT AND OF THE COUNCIL of 7 September 2005 on the recognition of professional qualifications (Text with EEA relevance) (OJ L 255, 30.9.2005, p. 22) Amended up to March 2011, (2005).
7. The European Commission. Regulated professions database. Brussels: EUROPA; 2011 [cited 2012 February 10, ]; Available from: http://ec.europa.eu/internal_market/qualifications/regprof/index.cfm?fuseaction=regProf.index.
44. Legal Status of Traditional Medicine and Complementary/Alternative Medicine : A Worldwide Review [database on the Internet]. World Health Organization. 2001 [cited 9 March 2010]. Available from: http://whqlibdoc.who.int/hq/2001/WHO_EDM_TRM_2001.2.pdf, http://hinfo.humaninfo.ro/gsdl/whohss/1.00.0000/en/d/Jh2943e/.
72. The Chiropractors’ Registration Law of 1991 (No. 62), House of Representatives (1991).