recognized professional body

Recognized Professional Body

a professional body such as the Chartered Accountants of England and Wales, which is recognized as a self-regulating organization for maintaining standards of good business practice under the terms of the UK FINANCIAL SERVICES ACT 1986.

recognized professional body (RPB)

a professional body, such as the Chartered Accountants of England and Wales, that is recognized as a regulating organization under the terms of the UK FINANCIAL SERVICES ACT 1986. RPBs are responsible for regulating their members in relation to their work in advising clients about investments.
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An internally recognized professional body, RICS, accredits professionals within the land, property and building industries globally.
Physicians who refer to other complementary practitioners, for whom there is not yet a nationally recognized professional body, are urged to ask themselves three questions: "Is my decision to delegate this complementary therapy appropriate?

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