Veterinary Practice Act 2005

Regulations in relation to certificates of suitability.


111.—(1) In addition to prescribing fees (if any) pursuant to section 33(2)(g) in respect of the grant or renewal of a grant of a certificate of suitability, the Council shall prescribe matters relating to an application for and grant or a renewal of a grant of a certificate of suitability, including—

( a) the form of an application,

( b) any documentary evidence required to show compliance with matters prescribed under section 108 ,

( c) information to be included in the certificate of suitability,

( d) periods for which certificates of suitability are to remain in force,

( e) renewal of a certificate of suitability,

( f) subject to section 117 , inspections of veterinary premises.

(2) Matters referred to in paragraphs (a) to (f) of subsection (1) shall be first prescribed not later than one year after the establishment day and in any event shall not be prescribed any later than the making of regulations under section 108.

(3) Before prescribing matters under this section, the Council may, if it thinks fit, take advice from experts in veterinary medicine, health and safety, building construction, engineering and planning, or in any other field of expertise that it considers appropriate.