Veterinary Practice Act 2005

Transitional.

116

116.—(1) Notwithstanding anything in this Part, a veterinary premises shall be deemed to have a certificate of suitability granted in respect of it by the Council for a period beginning on the date on which the Council first prescribes matters under section 108 and expiring when a certificate of suitability is first granted in respect of the veterinary premises concerned or 4 years after the date on which the Council first prescribes matters under section 108 , whichever first occurs.

(2) The certificate of suitability deemed to have been issued under subsection (1) shall be deemed to have been so issued to the registered person who carries on the practice of veterinary medicine or veterinary nursing, as the case may be, at the premises.

(3) If more than one person carries out the practice of veterinary medicine or veterinary nursing, as the case may be, at a premises and a question arises as to who is the registered person to whom the certificate of suitability is deemed to have been issued, the matter shall be decided by the Council.