Veterinary Practice Act 2005

PART 9

Veterinary Premises

Interpretation ( Part 9).

105

105.—In this Part, except where the context otherwise requires—

“certificate holder” shall be construed in accordance with section 109 ;

“certificate of suitability” shall be construed in accordance with section 109 ;

“exempted place” means a place where the practice of veterinary medicine by a registered practitioner occurs—

( a) under regulations made under the European Communities Act 1972 ,

( b) by or under an Act that relates to—

(i) export or slaughter of animals, or

(ii) export of meat,

or

( c) under regulations made under section 107 ;

“register of certificates of suitability” shall be construed in accordance with section 120 ;

“State premises” means a veterinary premises that is under the control of—

( a) a Minister of the Government, or

( b) a local authority;

F45 [ under the care of a registered practitioner has the same meaning as it has in Regulation 43 of the European Communities (Animal Remedies) (No. 2) Regulations 2007 ( S.I. No. 786 of 2007 ); ]

“veterinary premises” includes any place where the practice of veterinary medicine by a registered person occurs, including an ambulance or other vehicle equipped to facilitate such practice.

Annotations:

Amendments:

F45

Substituted (18.07.2012) by Veterinary Practice (Amendment) Act 2012 (25/2012), s. 9(r), commenced on enactment.