The Veterinary Surgeons (Examination of Commonwealth and Foreign Candidates) (Amendment) Regulations Order of Council 1995

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Published: 1995-09-06

Statutory Instruments
1995 No. 2396

VETERINARY SURGEONS
The Veterinary Surgeons (Examination of Commonwealth and Foreign Candidates) (Amendment) Regulations Order of Council 1995

Made
6th September 1995

At the Council Chamber, Whitehall, the 6th day of September 1995

By the Lords of Her Majesty’s Most Honourable Privy Council

Whereas in pursuance of section 6(4) of the Veterinary Surgeons Act 1966(1) the Council of the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons has made regulations entitled “The Veterinary Surgeons (Examination of Commonwealth and Foreign Candidates) (Amendment) Regulations 1994”set out in the Schedule to this Order:
And whereas by section 25(1) of the said Act such regulations shall not have effect unless approved by Order of the Privy Council:
And whereas by section 25(2) of the said Act any order under the said section 25(1) may be revoked by a subsequent order of the Privy Council:

Now, therefore, Their Lordships, having taken the said regulations into consideration, in exercise of the powers conferred by the said sections 25(1) and (2), do hereby order as follows:—

1.  The said regulations are hereby approved.

2.  The Veterinary Surgeons (Examination of Commonwealth and Foreign Candidates) (Amendment) Regulations Order of Council 1976,(2) the Veterinary Surgeons (Examination of Commonwealth and Foreign Candidates) (Amendment) Regulations Order of Council 1980(3) and the Veterinary Surgeons (Examination of Commonwealth and Foreign Candidates) (Amendment) Regulations Order of Council 1984,(4) which have become spent upon the approval of the regulations approved by this Order, are hereby revoked.

3.  This Order may be cited as the Veterinary Surgeons (Examination of Commonwealth and Foreign Candidates) (Amendment) Regulations Order of Council 1995, and shall come into force forthwith.

N. H. Nicholls
Clerk of the Privy Council

SCHEDULETHE VETERINARY SURGEONS (EXAMINATION OF COMMONWEALTH AND FOREIGN CANDIDATES) (AMENDMENT) REGULATIONS 1994

The Council of the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons, in exercise of its powers under section 6(4) of the Veterinary Surgeons Act 1966, hereby makes the following Regulations:—
1.  These Regulations may be cited as the Veterinary Surgeons (Examination of Commonwealth and Foreign Candidates) (Amendment) Regulations 1994.

2.  The Veterinary Surgeons (Examination of Commonwealth and Foreign Candidates) Regulations 1967(5) are hereby amended:—

(a)by the deletion of the first sentence of Regulation 9 and the substitution therefor of the following:—

“The fee for sitting the whole of the statutory examination shall be £568 and for sitting any part of the examination taken separately in terms of Regulation 6 of these Regulations shall be £285”; and

(b)by the deletion in Regulation 10(1) of the word “ten”and the substitution therefor of the words “twenty-eight”.

3.  The Veterinary Surgeons (Examination of Commonwealth and Foreign Candidates) (Amendment) Regulations 1976,(6) the Veterinary Surgeons (Examination of Commonwealth and Foreign Candidates) (Amendment) Regulations 1980(7) and the Veterinary Surgeons (Examination of Commonwealth and Foreign Candidates) (Amendment) Regulations 1984(8) are hereby revoked.

PURSUANT to a resolution passed at a meeting of the Council of the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons on the 3rd day of November 1994, the Common Seal of the said Royal College was affixed hereto on the said 3rd day of November 1994 in the presence of:

L.S.
Neal King
President

Professor R. S. Jones
J. B. Walsby
Members of Council

Explanatory Note

(This note is not part of the Order)
The Regulations approved by this Order amend the Veterinary Surgeons (Examination of Commonwealth and Foreign Candidates) Regulations 1967 by further increasing the fees payable by persons holding certain Commonwealth or foreign qualifications in veterinary surgery for sitting the whole or part of the statutory examination of the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons. (The existing fees were fixed in 1984 and are being increased by 177 per cent.) They also increase the period of notice of withdrawal from examinations necessary to entitle the student to a refund of one half of the fee.


(1)
1966 c. 36.

(2)
S.I. 1976/1168.

(3)
S.I. 1980/999.

(4)
S.I. 1984/1072.

(5)
Scheduled to the Veterinary Surgeons (Examination of Commonwealth and Foreign Candidates) Regulations Order of Council 1967 (S.I. 1967/599) and as amended by the Veterinary Surgeons (Examination of Commonwealth and Foreign Candidates) (Amendment) Regulations 1971 Scheduled to the Veterinary Surgeons (Examination of Commonwealth and Foreign Candidates) (Amendment) Regulations Order of Council 1971 (S.I. 1971/749) and the Regulations revoked under Regulation 3 above.

(6)
Scheduled to the Veterinary Surgeons (Examination of Commonwealth and Foreign Candidates) (Amendment) Regulations Order of Council 1976 (S.I. 1976/1168).

(7)
Scheduled to the Veterinary Surgeons (Examination of Commonwealth and Foreign Candidates) (Amendment) Regulations Order of Council 1980 (S.I. 1980/999).

(8)
Scheduled to the Veterinary Surgeons (Examination of Commonwealth and Foreign Candidates) (Amendment) Regulations Order of Council 1984 (S.I. 1984/1072).
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