Veterinary Practice Act 2005

Privilege in respect of certain matters.

85

85.—The contents of the following, published or made available by virtue of this Act, shall be protected by absolute privilege—

( a) proceedings of or communications to or by the Council under section 80, 81, 82, 83 or 84,

( b) proceedings of or communications by the Preliminary Investigation Committee or the Fitness to Practise Committee under section 76, 77, 78 or 79,

( c) reports of either of those Committees to the Council, or

( d) reports made otherwise under this Part by the Council, or either of those Committees in the performance of the functions of the Council or Committees, as appropriate.