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Public Consultation on Election of Members to Registration Boards Bye-Law 2023

This consultation is now closed.

Background

CORU has opened a public consultation on a draft bye-law governing the election of members for appointment to a number of Registration Boards.

CORU’s Registration Boards are responsible for protecting the public by promoting high standards of professional conduct, education, training and competence through the statutory registration of health and social care professionals.

Details of Bye-Law:

CORU seeks the views of members of the public, the professions and other interested parties on a draft bye-law governing the election of members for appointment to a number of Registration Boards, including:

  • Dietitians
  • Occupational Therapists
  • Podiatrists
  • Speech and Language Therapists

The draft bye-law sets out:

  • The form of elections and voting system
  • Role of the Returning Officer
  • The nominations procedure and categories of candidates
  • Ballot papers
  • The counting of votes
  • Declaration of result

To read the text of the bye-laws, please click on the following links below for each profession

How to submit your views:

  • By completing the online consultation feedback form which can be found for each Registration Board bye-law by clicking on the corresponding links below:

Dietitians Elections Bye-Law - Online Consultation Form

Occupational Therapists Elections Bye-Law - Online Consultation Form

Podiatrists Elections Bye-Law - Online Consultation Form

Speech and Language Therapists Elections Bye-Law - Online Consultation Form

  • By emailing consultation@coru.ie
  • In writing to: Public Consultation, CORU, Infinity Building, George’s Court, George’s Lane, Smithfield, Dublin 7, D07 E98Y

A report outlining the consultation process will be published on www.coru.ie following consideration of all submissions.

Closing Date

The closing date for submissions is 5pm on Wednesday 31 May 2023.

Please note, submissions received after this deadline will not be considered.