§ 1. In the meaning of this Act:
1. "regulated profession": a professional activity or group of professional activities, included in the List of the regulated professions in the Republic of Bulgaria, which is of a social importance and/or is of substantial importance for people’s life and health and the access to which is submitted to legal, legislative or administrative provisions on:
a) possessing specific professional qualification, or
b) competence, or
c) membership in a professional organization, operating for maintenance at a high level in the relevant professional area for whose realization it has received specific recognition by the state.