3. Power to modify regulation of health professions, social workers and other social care workers etc.

Her Majesty may by Order in Council1 make provision:

(1)     modifying the regulation2 of any profession to which these provisions apply3, so far as appears to be necessary or expedient for the purpose of securing or improving the regulation of the profession or the services which the profession provides or to which it contributes4;

(2)     regulating any other profession which appears to be concerned, wholly or partly, with the physical or mental health of individuals and to require regulation in pursuance of these provisions5;

(5)     regulating social care workers9in England who appear to require regulation in pursuance of the Health Act 1999