Veterinary Practice Act 2005

Preliminary Investigation Committee.

70

70.—(1) Subject to sections 72 and 73, the Council shall establish a committee which shall be known as the Preliminary Investigation Committee of the Veterinary Council of Ireland and is referred to in this Act as the “Preliminary Investigation Committee”.

(2) The Preliminary Investigation Committee shall consist of the following persons who shall be appointed by the Council:

( a) not more than 2 members of the Council who are registered or who are eligible to be registered under Part 4 or 8;

( b) not more than 2 members of the Council who are neither registered under Part 4 or 8 nor eligible to be so registered.

(3) A person who is a member of the Preliminary Investigation Committee shall not be a member of the Fitness to Practise Committee at the same time.

(4) Schedule 4 applies to the Preliminary Investigation Committee.