Veterinary Practice Act 2003 No 87 New South Wales Status information Currency of version Current version for 1 December 2018 to date (accessed 29 June 2019 at 01:08) Legislation on this site is usually updated within 3 working days after a change to the legislation. The working party was set up due to increasing concern that the current legislative basis for the veterinary professions, the Veterinary Surgeons Act 1966 and its various schedules and amendments, is overly burdensome, prescriptive, and therefore no longer fit-for-purpose and that new legislation that better reflects the current circumstances and principles of the vet-led team could be needed. Legislation. Enhancing the veterinary nursing role: this recommendation covers extending the role of veterinary nurses in assisting with anaesthesia and allowing veterinary nurses to undertake cat castrations. Radiation Control Regulation 2013. It is strongly advised that potential applicants read the scheme's criteria and application form documents carefully to ensure they complete the application form correctly and set out how, in their view, they meet the VMD's accreditation criteria. Premises approved and inspected include commercial animal feed mills and on-farm mixers (including fish farmers). Co. These will be taken into consideration by RCVS Council.”. The Regulations govern the animal health industry and establish the Veterinary Medicines Directorate (VMD) to be responsible for the Regulations. It is important to note that this standard is only applied to deciding on the facts of a case. This site makes use of cookies, which we use to collect anonymised statistical data to improve your experience, and not for marketing purposes. These powers permit the inspector, on producing a duly authenticated authorisation if required, to enter any premises at a reasonable hour for the purpose of ensuring that the Regulations are being complied with. Persons entitled to be registered as veterinary specialists. Permanent © Veterinary Practitioners Registration Board of Victoria Notification to Minister of name removed or restored, etc., from relevant register. Following is a list of Victorian Government Acts and Regulations relating to veterinary practice. ©2020 ‐ Improve International, Alexandra House, Whittingham Drive, Wroughton, Swindon, Wiltshire SN4 0QJ, England. The prescribing and/or supply of POM-V, POM-VPS and NFA-VPS medicines may only take place from: The VMD Guidance Note 3 – Guidance for Retailers describes the provisions for prescription and supply of the different distribution categories of veterinary medicinal products in the UK. Baineann an suíomh gréasáin seo úsáid as fianáin. Inquiry by Fitness to Practise Committee. Conferral of additional functions on Board. SQPs are permitted to supply certain VMPs classified as POM-VPS and NFA-VPS, depending on the qualification they hold, the approval and inspection of manufacturers and distributors of specified feed additives (SFAs), premixtures and feedingstuffs containing SFAs, and manufacturers and distributors of premixtures and feedingstuffs containing VMPs (collectively referred to as Schedule 5 products) in Great Britain. the carrying out of any treatment, procedure or test that involves the insertion of any thing into the uterus of a horse or the insertion of any thing other than a thermometer into the rectum of a horse. This logo will include the retailer's unique accreditation number. AN ACT TO ESTABLISH A BODY KNOWN AS COMHAIRLE TRÉIDLIANNA NA hÉIREANN OR, IN THE ENGLISH LANGUAGE, THE VETERINARY COUNCIL OF IRELAND TO REGULATE AND MANAGE THE VETERINARY PROFESSIONS AND TO PROVIDE FOR ITS OTHER FUNCTIONS, TO PROVIDE FOR ESTABLISHMENT OF A BODY KNOWN AS BORD ALTRAÍ TRÉIDLIACHTA NA hÉIREANN OR, IN THE ENGLISH LANGUAGE, THE VETERINARY NURSES BOARD OF IRELAND, TO DISSOLVE THE VETERINARY COUNCIL ESTABLISHED UNDER THE VETERINARY SURGEONS ACT 1931, TO REPEAL THE VETERINARY SURGEONS ACTS 1931 TO 1960 AND CERTAIN OTHER ENACTMENTS AND TO PROVIDE FOR RELATED MATTERS. The Veterinary Medicines Regulations were introduced in 2005. Decision to refuse a certificate of suitability or apply conditions. The key recommendations of the report include: Many of the above recommendations would require new primary legislation, and introducing the package as a whole would require a replacement for the Veterinary Surgeons Act 1966. Power to inspect premises for the purpose of section 125(c). Retailers who meet the accreditation criteria will be able to display a special logo on their website: the VMD's Internet Retailer logo. Subordinate Legislation Act 1978. section 10AA). Please take note of any copyright and disclaimer notices associated with the documents. Allied to this is granting the RCVS powers of entry to veterinary practices and the power to issue improvement notices to veterinary practices that are failing to meet minimum legal standards. Conferral of additional functions on Council. An SQP must pass a set of exams to demonstrate animal health knowledge and an understanding of the legal system, and be registered with AMTRA. Please take note of any copyright and disclaimer notices associated with the documents. Removal of members of Council from office. Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Act 1979. Assuring practice regulation: this recommendation includes granting the RCVS powers to regulate veterinary practices (and not just individual veterinary professionals) on a mandatory basis in order to assure practice standards are being met. Modernising RCVS registration: this recommendation includes provisions to allow limited licensure in principle, including in specific circumstances where a physical or other disability would limit the ability to work in all areas of practice. Establishment of Register of Veterinary Practitioners. There will also be a link to further information about the scheme. These changes were developed by the RCVS separately from, but complementary to, the recommendations made by the LWP, and are designed to bring the College’s disciplinary processes closer to best practice in the short term, where feasible, without having to wait for the primary legislation essential to achieving the LWP recommendations in full. Online versions of these documents are available on the Victorian Law Today Library website. Veterinary Practice Law #01665E: Map data: State URL (relative path, e.g. Where practice of veterinary medicine may occur. Transitional arrangements in relation to functions of Board. Council may investigate fitness to practise.