Chiropractor is a regulated health profession in Iceland since 1990 (7, 106).
Chiropractor is registered in the EU regulated professions database as follows:
Chiropractor is a directly related regulated profession with title “Hnykkir” recognized under Directive 2005/36/EC(5), ID 568. General system of recognition- primary application.
National legislation: Act no. 24/1985 on the professional titles and professional rights of health professions and regulation 60/1990 on the education, rights and duties of chiropractors(149). Qualification level: PS3 – Diploma of post-secondary level (3-4 years), Art. 11 d (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.
106. CAMDOC Alliance ECH ECPM ICMART and IVAA. The regulatory status of Complementary and Alternative Medicine for medical doctors in Europe. Brussels 2010 January 2010. Report No.: 2010.
149. Act no. 24/1985 on the professional titles and professional rights of health professions and regulation 60/1990 on the education, rights and duties of chiropractors, Althingi (The Icelandic Parliament) (1990).