Veterinary Practice Act 2005

Disclosure of interest by member of staff of Council.


27.—(1) Where a member of the staff of the Council has an interest, otherwise than in his or her capacity as such a member, in any, or in any proposed, contract, agreement or arrangement, to which the Council is or is proposed to be a party, that person shall—

(a) disclose his or her interest and the nature of it to the Council,

(b) take no part in the negotiation of the contract, agreement or arrangement or in any deliberation by members of the Council or of the staff of the Council in relation to it,

(c) not influence or seek to influence a decision to be made in the matter, and

(d) not make any recommendation in relation to the contract, agreement or arrangement.

(2) Subsection (1) does not apply to a person as regards a contract or proposed contract of employment of that person as a member of the staff of the Council.

F5[(3) A person who contravenes subsection (1) is guilty of an offence and is liable on summary conviction to a class A fine.]

(4) In this section “member of the staff” includes the Registrar.




Substituted (18.07.2012) by Veterinary Practice (Amendment) Act 2012 (25/2012), s. 9(c), commenced on enactment.