Veterinary Practice Act 2005

Penalties for offences under Part 9.


123.F47[(1) A person who commits an offence under section 106, 112, 118, 119 or 122 is liable on summary conviction to a class A fine or to imprisonment for a term not exceeding 6 months, or to both.]

(2) Unless it is satisfied that there are special and substantial reasons for not so doing, the court shall order a person to pay to the prosecution the costs and expenses, measured by the court, incurred by the prosecution in relation to the prosecution of an offence under this Part, where the person is convicted of the offence.




Substituted (18.07.2012) by Veterinary Practice (Amendment) Act 2012 (25/2012), s. 9(t), commenced on enactment. A class A fine means a fine not greater than €5,000 as provided (4.01.2011) by Fines Act 2010 (8/2010), ss. 3, 4(1), S.I. No. 662 of 2010.