Veterinary Practice Act 2005

PART 10

Investigations by Council

Appointment of authorised officers of Council.

124

124.—(1) The Council may appoint in writing, either generally, or in respect of any matter or event, a person to be an authorised officer of the Council for the purposes of this Act, and in this Act referred to as an “authorised officer”.

(2) Every authorised officer shall be furnished with a warrant of appointment as an authorised officer and, when exercising a power conferred on him or her by this Act shall, if requested by a person affected by this Part, produce the warrant or a copy of it to that person.

(3) An appointment under this section shall cease—

( a) where it is made for a fixed period, on the expiration of that period or upon revocation by the Council, whichever is earlier,

( b) where the person appointed is a member of the staff of the Council, upon his or her ceasing to be such a member or upon revocation by the Council whichever is earlier, or

( c) in any other case, upon revocation by the Council.