Veterinary Practice Act 2005

Fitness to Practise — transitional.


74.—(1) Notwithstanding the repeal of the Veterinary Surgeons Act 1931 under section 4, matters provided for in that Act that are set out in subsection (2), that were begun, whether before or after the establishment day, before the Preliminary Investigation Committee and Fitness to Practise Committee were appointed, shall continue to have effect as if this Act had not been enacted.

(2) The matters referred to in subsection (1) are—

(a) inquiries into allegations of professional misconduct under section 35 of the Veterinary Surgeons Act 1931,

(b) erasure from the Register on account of professional misconduct under section 36 of that Act,

(c) restoration to the Register of name erased for professional misconduct under section 37 of that Act,

(d) notice of erasure, refusal to register, etc. under section 38 of that Act,

(e) appeal to the High Court under section 39 of that Act,

(f) inquiry by Council into allegation of disgraceful conduct under section 40 of that Act.