Veterinary Practice Act 2005

Privilege in respect of certain matters.


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.