Veterinary Medical Association Act And Amendment To The Veterinary Act

Original Language Title: Tierärztekammergesetz und Änderung des Tierärztegesetzes

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86. Federal law, is a veterinary medical association law enacted with the vet Act amended

The National Council has decided:

Article 1

Federal law on the Austrian Veterinary Association (Veterinary Medical Association Law TÄKamG)

Table of contents



1. main piece



1 article General provisions



§ 1.



Legal status and seat



§ 3.



Appraisal right



§ 4.



Administrative assistance



§ 5.



Information rights



§ 6.



Data protection



§ 7.



Obligation of secrecy



§ 8.



Obligation to supply information, and member information



2. section Chamber of Commerce membership



§ 9.



Chamber members



§ 10.



Rights and obligations of the members of the Chamber



§ 11.



Arbitration



3. section area of effect



§ 12.



Own area of effect



§ 13.



Scope of metaphor



2. main piece



1 section institutions



§ 14.



Organs of the Veterinary Association



§ 15.



Assembly of delegates



§ 16.



Board of Directors



§ 17.



President/President



§ 18.



Control Committee



2. section election of delegates and Board of Directors



§ 19.



Election of delegates



§ 20.



Right to vote



§ 21.



Passive right to vote



section 22.



Preferential voting



section 23.



Election of the Executive Committee



§ 24.



Election rules and will be sworn in



3. cut off at the end of the function



§ 25.



Leaving the function



section 26.



Mandate loss



§ 27.



Supplementary elections and continuation of business



3. main piece



1. section organization of the Veterinary Association



section 28.



Chamber Office



section 29.



Chamber Office management



section 30.



Provincial offices



§ 31.



Department Committee



§ 32.



Communication



2. section management



§ 33.



Budget



§ 34.



Cover the costs



section 35.



Board assessments



section 36.



Remuneration for Board activities



3. chain of command - and supervisory law section



section 37.



Authority to issue



section 38.



Supervision of the Veterinary Association



§ 39.



Rules in own area of effect



section 40.



Approval of disciplinary orders



4. main piece



1. section charities



section 41.



Fund



§ 42.



Board of Trustees



§ 43.



Management and investment



§ 44.



Application of Fund resources



§ 45.



Contribution and achievement



§ 46.



Introduction of the posts



2. section supply Fund



§ 47.



Supply Fund members



section 48.



Supply services



paragraph 49.



Contributions to the Pension Fund



§ 50.



Old age assistance



§ 51.



Support for permanent incapacity for work



§ 52.



Survivor support



section 53.



Support for temporary incapacity for work



3. cut off death cash



§ 54.



Fund members



Article 55.



Benefits from the funds of the death



Article 56.



Contributions to the Office of death



4. section emergency fund



§ 57.



Fund members



section 58.



Services



section 59.



Contributions to the emergency fund



5. section



section 60.



Transitional provisions for procedure of charities



5. main piece



1. section disciplinary law



section 61.



Disciplinary



§ 62.



Limitation periods



section 63.



Provisional measure



section 64.



Disciplinary sanctions



section 65.



Disciplinary register and eradication



2. section organizational regulations



§ 66.



Disciplinary Commission



section 67.



Functional life of the disciplinary Commission



section 68.



Disciplinary Senate



section 69.



Disciplinary Attorney/disciplinary Attorney



Article 70.



/ Study guide of Director of investigation



§ 71.



Firm shops of the disciplinary Commission



3. cut off disciplinary proceedings



section 72.



Procedural rules



Article 73.



Decision on the prosecution



section 74.



Preliminary proceedings



§ 75.



Completion of preliminary proceedings



section 76.



Oral proceedings



§ 77.



Negotiation in the absence



§ 78.



Decision-making



section 79.



Knowledge



section 80.



Cost



Article 81.



Notices to the public



6 main piece



1. section penal provisions



Article 82.



Penal provisions



2 section transitional provisions



section 83.



Reconciliation of the institutions



§ 84.



Transitional provisions for disciplinary matters



§ 85.



Provisions of the Veterinary Association



3 article final provisions



§ 86.



Entry into force and expiry



section 87.



Enforcement 1 main piece

1 section

General terms and conditions

Legal status and seat

§ 1 (1) on the representation of members of the veterinary profession is the "Austrian Veterinary Association" (hereinafter: Veterinary Association) with headquarters in Vienna. Its scope extends to the entire Federal territory. A regional office is to establish in each State.

(2) the Veterinary Association is a corporation of under public law.

(3) the Veterinary Association is entitled to bear the coat of arms with the inscription "Austrian Veterinary Association".

General information and definitions

Insofar as reference is made in this Federal Act on provisions of other federal laws, these are 2. (1) if not otherwise is intended to apply in their respectively valid version.

(2) for the purposes of this federal law: 1 institutions: the representative body of the Veterinary Association in accordance with section 14;

2. delegates: the members elected according to the provisions of this Federal Act of delegates;

3. officers/officials: members elected according to the provisions of this Federal Act of the institutions referred to in subpara 1 as well as their representatives and Deputy;

4. staff: people in an employment relationship to the Veterinary Association;

5. public data of the members of the Chamber: in article 5 par. 3 and 4 veterinary Act, Federal Law Gazette No. 16/1975, called data of each Member;

6. personal, job-related data of the members of the Chamber: in § 5 para 2 Z 3 to 7 and called Z 16 to 18 veterinary Act data of each Member;

7. written communication: personally crafted letter in paper form, as well as by telegram, telex, fax, via electronic data transfer or in any other way technically possible brought a letter;

8 veterinary society: society in accordance with § 15a of the veterinary Act.

Appraisal right

Legislation of organs of federal, affecting interests, their representing the Veterinary Association comes to, are § 3 (1) to submit before its introduction in the legislative organs of the Veterinary Association, grant a reasonable period for review.

(2) Likewise, draft regulations are deadline regulated matters referred to in paragraph 1 unless not public interests require its accelerated adoption, to submit before its enactment of the Veterinary Association for review.

(3) the Veterinary Association is by the competent Federal Ministry about all the projects concerning the legislation comes to their representation of Veterinary Association in the framework of the European Union, as far as this interests are affected, to teach. It is in particular opportunities to comment on draft guidelines, regulations or recommendations of the European Union within a reasonable period of time.

Administrative assistance

4. (1) the bodies from authorities, other chambers and other professional representatives appointed bodies public law, as well as carriers of social security have within their area of Veterinary Association on request to provide the information necessary for the performance of their obligations, and to support them in their effectiveness. The organs of the Veterinary Association compared with the aforementioned authorities, local authorities and other organisations are obligated to the same behavior.

(2) the Veterinary Association has the competent authorities of the other Member States of the EU or an any other Contracting Party to the agreement on the European economic area (EEA Agreement) and the Swiss Confederation within its area of effect to the application of Directive 2005/36/EC on the recognition of professional qualifications, OJ No. L 255 of the 30.9.2005, p. 22, as amended by the Regulation (EU) No. 213/2011, OJ No. L 59 of the 4.3.2011 p. 4, necessary information in the context of cross-border administrative cooperation - using the Internet-based agency cooperation system IMI (internal market information system) of the European Commission, to give and to get.

(3) the obligation referred to in paragraph 2 includes information concerning veterinarians and veterinarians, who are registered in Austria 1 veterinarian list or were, in particular on the existence of disciplinary, criminal or administrative criminal actions or other serious, just certain facts which could affect the exercise of the veterinary profession, as well as 2.
want to exert the veterinary profession and temporarily in another EEA Contracting State or the Swiss Confederation as a veterinarian or veterinary services, on the legality of the veterinary profession in Austria, as well as about the fact that there are no professional disciplinary or criminal sanctions.

Information rights

5. (1) the public prosecutors are obliged to inform the Veterinary Association 1 the initiation and termination of criminal proceedings against a member of the Board;

2. the imposition as well as repealing the pre-trial detention of a member of the Board to communicate.

The Veterinary Association is required for immediate forwarding to the disciplinary attorney or the disciplinary counsel.


(2) the courts are obliged to notify the Veterinary Association 1 by the termination of the main proceedings according to the code of criminal procedure 1975 (Ccrp), BGBl. No. 631, against a member of the Board and to send her a copy of the final judgment;

2. from the introduction, to notify the continuation and the exit of the procedure for the appointment of a receiver for a Chamber member and immediately to send her a copy of the final decision.

The Veterinary Association is obliged to forward the final judgments within the meaning of no. 1 promptly to the disciplinary attorney or the disciplinary counsel.

(3) the administrative authorities are obliged to notify the Veterinary Association of the initiation and termination of administrative criminal proceedings against a member of the Board and to send her a copy of the final penal order, insofar as it is administrative offences related with the veterinary profession. The Veterinary Association is obliged to immediately forward the disciplinary attorney or to the disciplinary counsel.

Data protection

§ 6 (1) is the Veterinary Association within the meaning of the data protection Act 2000, Federal Law Gazette I no. 165/1999, for the identification, processing and use of personal job-related data of the members of the Chamber authorized, as far as this is essential to maintain the tasks conferred on it by law for the Veterinary Association. This also applies to the use of data by other entities, will be used to carry out the tasks of the Veterinary Association.

(2) the processed data may be transmitted 2000 Depositeure and distributors of medicinal products in accordance with the data protection act only to authorities and public corporations, as well as to producers.

Obligation of secrecy

§ 7 (1) organs, officials and functionaries, as well as the personnel of the Veterinary Association, have become committed as far as they are subject to no other statutory duties of confidentiality, known facts, whose Geheimhaltung is necessary, in the interest of the Veterinary Association, a local authority or the members of the Chamber to maintain secrecy over all in the exercise of their duties.

(2) this obligation has the supervisory authority on request of a court, an administrative authority or the Ombudsman to release, if this is in the interests of Justice or in other public interest.

(3) upon request committed to secrecy of the they can be relieved by the supervisory authority of secrecy, if 1 may affect the statement facts in court, an administrative authority or the Ombudsman, which are subject to the obligation of secrecy, and 2. is the delivery of other public interest or in the interests of Justice.

Obligation to supply information, and member information

8. (1) the Veterinary Association is obliged to give Chamber members on matters of scope information as far as the obligation of secrecy in accordance with article 7 or any other obligation of confidentiality does not preclude the.

(2) information referred to in paragraph 1 are only to the extent to grant, as 1 thus the proper execution of their statutory functions is not obstructed, and 2. they are not obviously intentionally asks.

The Accountability Act, Federal Law Gazette No. 357/1990, shall apply.

(3) for services going beyond the statutory obligation to supply information, the Veterinary Association may demand a reasonable financial compensation.

(4) the Veterinary Association - as well as her only representative service-providers - Chamber members can submit information through electronic mail. Mass mailings to Chamber members who serve the fulfilment of the tasks entrusted to the Veterinary Association, require any consent of the receiver according to § 107 Telecommunications Act 2003 (TKG), Federal Law Gazette I no. 70.

2. section

Chamber of Commerce membership

Chamber members

§ 9 (1) ordinary members (duty) of the Veterinary Medical Association are all veterinarians and animal doctors, the 1st in the guided veterinarian list have been registered by the Veterinary Association, 2. the veterinary profession (§ 12 veterinary Act) exercise, have 3 professional domicile or place of employment in the field of Veterinary Association, and 4 not in accordance with paragraph 3 of the membership are excluded.

(2) the regular membership to the Veterinary Association ends, if the veterinarian or the veterinary surgeon 1 explained the professional setting at the Veterinary Association, or 2 from the veterinarian list has been deleted.

The professional setting is after no. 1 to explain to the Veterinary Association by a written notice. The membership expires at the end of the day referred to in the Declaration, at the earliest, but at the end of the day the day follows, where the notice of the Veterinary Association is demonstrably received. Veterinarians and animal doctors the power to exercise the profession on the basis of a decision of the disciplinary Commission temporarily deprived of stay required members, has become equally stellenlos veterinarians and veterinarians, who have so far exercised their profession in an employment relationship and are registered as seeking employment, as well as veterinarians and animal doctors, which prevented the current profession through a Chamber function or exercising a public office or mandate.

(3) from the compulsory membership are official veterinarians or veterinarian (§ 2 para 2 veterinary Act) including the border veterinarian and border veterinarians as well as military veterinarians or animal surgeon (§ 2 para 3 veterinary Act) excluded. A veterinarian or a veterinary surgeon within the meaning of the first sentence in addition to his governmental or official exercising a more veterinary activity, so he or she is an active member of the Veterinary Association with regard to this activity.

(4) veterinarians and animal doctors who are not regular members can voluntarily by declaration as associate members to join the Veterinary Association, if they are registered in the veterinarian list and have resided in the area of Veterinary Association. Membership can be terminated in this case at any time by declaration to the Veterinary Association.

(5) the Veterinary Association is divided with regard to the ordinary members in 1.
the Department of freelance independent veterinarians and veterinarians (Department of the self-employed) and 2nd Department of veterinarians and animal doctors who practice their profession in an employment relationship (Department of employees).

(6) members of the Department of the self-employed are Chamber members who are freelancing independently exercise their profession and are members of the Chamber, the shareholders of a veterinary medical association.

(7) members of the Department the employees are members of the Chamber that the veterinary profession in the employment relationship and are not members of the Department of self-employed persons (para. 6).

(8) a person can only be a member of Department. The President and the President decides on disputes regarding the affiliation of the Department. The affected Board member is entitled to the right of appeal to the Board against that decision. The Board ultimately decides where the President or the President is not entitled to vote. There is the General Administrative Procedure Act 1991 (AVG), BGBl. No. 51, to apply in such proceedings.

Rights and obligations of the members of the Chamber

10. (1) the members of the Chamber are entitled to respect for their professional, economic and social interests, as well as the State interests by the Veterinary Association and are entitled to use facilities of the Veterinary Medical Association claim existing services from. Are entitled to vocational guidance, in accordance with the possibilities of the Veterinary Association.

(2) the ordinary Board members are active and passive to vote in accordance with the provisions of the 2nd section of the 2nd main piece.

(3) extraordinary Chamber members are entitled to obtain 1 the official publication organ of the Veterinary Association and 2 continue to carry their vet card.

(4) the members of the Chamber have all facts relevant to the membership, especially the data according to § 5 para 2 No. 1, to announce 6, 8, 10 to 14 and 16 veterinary Act and its amendments the Veterinary Association within one week written notice.

(5) the members of the Chamber are committed to the performance of the contribution of of Chamber of. In addition they are required to submit 1 the Veterinary Association data required for the management of the welfare funds and to furnish the necessary information, as well as each prescribed contributions to welfare funds to provide 2..

Chamber members who are excluded or exempt pursuant to the 4 main piece of the membership to the charities are exempt from the obligations under no. 2.

(6) the members of the Chamber are obliged to comply with the Chamber rules and to observe the decisions of the organs of the Veterinary Association in the framework of their sphere of competence.


(7) that in section 2 (1) of the veterinary Act veterinarians referred to and animal doctors, which Board members are, only to the extent required to comply with the orders or instructions given by the Veterinary Association or their organs, as the latter are not in conflict with their official or official duties or relate only to any veterinary activities outside their official or official commitments.

Arbitration

§ 11 (1) Board members are entitled to submit disputes arising between them in the exercise of the veterinary profession or in the course of their activities in the Chamber organisations, a conciliation Panel to clean up legal of the legal process. The arbitration panel is obliged to contribute to the arbitration of the dispute submitted to him.

(2) arbitration committees are set up at all country offices of the Veterinary Association and consist of three members. This - as well as the required number of alternate members - are to order the circles of the members of the Chamber of the respective federal province for four years by the Congress of delegates from. Members of the arbitration panel may hold no other functions within the Veterinary Association.

(3) the procedure is to regulate by a conciliation rules to be issued by the Congress of delegates.

3. section

Area of effect

Own area of effect

12. (1) the Veterinary Association is called the common professional, social and economic interests of veterinarians and animal doctors to promote and maintain the reputation of the State, and for it to make any necessary further arrangements with regard to the exercise of the profession and professional obligations.

(2) in own area of effect, the Veterinary Association has in particular the following tasks to perform: 1. informing the members of current professional developments of the legal framework of the profession;

2. the reimbursement of reports, proposals and statements to the Federal Government, the provincial governments and authorities in all matters which directly or indirectly affect the interests of veterinarians and veterinarians, as well as the support of these authorities to regulate the Affairs of the veterinary and animal welfare;

3. the Advisory and promotional participation in the professional training of veterinarians and veterinarians, and the development of veterinary medicine as well as the development of animal health and the veterinary care;

4. the Advisory and promotional participation in the development of animal health, animal husbandry, animal welfare and food hygiene;

5. the refund of reports which deal with the matters listed in Z 1 to 4, as well as giving opinions on draft legislation in this field;

6. a commitment to the dignity and reputation of the veterinary profession and the concern for compliance with the ethical rules, as well as conducting a disciplinary register;

7. the implementation of collegial arbitration in disputes between the members of the Chamber;

8. the posting of representatives or representatives in other bodies and as well as the reimbursement of appointment for representations of veterinarians and animal doctors, as far as such representations by specific legal provisions are intended;

9. the posting of representatives or representatives for official checks and controls, as far as the attendance of a Chamber representative is provided by the legislation;

10. the nomination of members of the Commission in accordance with Section 4a of the experts and interpreters Act - SDG, BGBl. No. 137/1975;

11 encourage the development of labour law provisions for veterinarians and veterinary surgeons and veterinary support staff and ensuring their protection against occupational diseases;

12. the participation in the fight against of drug abuse and the fight against unauthorised treatments and unauthorized interference in animals;

13. the implementation of education and continuing education programs for professionals, as well as promoting the release of publications;

14. the award by persons who have acquired special merits in the field of veterinary standing work or veterinary science or of practical veterinary activities themselves.

15. the maintenance of relations with foreign interest groups;

16. the collaboration with veterinary universities to the education and training of veterinarians and animal doctors.

17. the operation of charities to supply and support of Chamber members, former members and their survivors and economic facilities;

18. the holding of elections to the organs of the Veterinary Association and order of the Chamber staff;

19 conclusion of collective agreements as legal advocacy on employers.

(3) the Veterinary Association is the enactment of the following rules in own area of effect: 1. rules of procedure;

2. service regulations;

3. assessment procedure;

4. guidelines concerning the extent and form of veterinary continuing education and training (educational Regulation) 5. directives on minimum standards of equipment and operation of practice premises and animal clinics and the kind and form their designation (ordination guidelines);

6 conciliation rules;

7. fee schedule;

8 statutes of the welfare institutions;

9. subscription rules to the charities.

Scope of metaphor

The Veterinary Association following tasks to carry out section 13 (1) has in the borne area of effect: 1. lead the list of authorised to exercise the profession members of the veterinary profession (veterinarian list);

2. acceptance of subscriptions and unsubscriptions for the veterinary profession;

3. issuing certificates of registration in the list of the veterinarian;

4. exhibition and collection of veterinarian certificates;

5. withdrawal of permission to the veterinary profession;

6 awards and withdrawal of permission to conduct a professional veterinarian title;

7 confirmation of the additional qualification to conduct a medicine cabinet;

8 leadership of a list of Pharmacy leading veterinarians and animal doctors.

9 issue of certificates in accordance with article 38 of Directive 2005/36/EC;

10 issue of certificates on the legitimate exercise of the veterinary profession in Austria according to § 6 section 7 veterinary Act;

11 accept and record reports on the temporary provision of veterinary services in accordance with Section 4a of the veterinary Act and review of the qualification;

12 design and issue of identity forms referred to in article 8 paragraph 2 of Regulation (EC) No. 998/2003 (pet ID cards);

13 establishing the veterinary disciplines for the specialist veterinarian title can be awarded, and the establishment of the Audit Commission veterinarian;

14 issue regulations on the professional veterinarian training and the professional vet exam;

15 defining areas of continuing education pursuant to article 14j ABS 2 Z 3 veterinary Act and issued a regulation on the examination in accordance with § 14 k veterinary Act.

(2) for the to apply the AVG is performs Affairs pursuant to par. 1 procedure 1 and 2 can introduce the Veterinary Association compensatory fees which have to addressed one of their collective agreement to be issued and permanently publicly available on the website of the Veterinary Association.

2. main piece

1 section

Organs

Organs of the Veterinary Association

§ 14 bodies of the Veterinary Medical Association are: 1. the Assembly of delegates.

2. the Board of Directors;

3. the President / President;

4. the Monitoring Committee;

5. country offices / the Presidents of country offices;

6. the Department committees;

7. the Board of Trustees.

Assembly of delegates

Section 15 (1) consists of 27 delegates the delegates. These are nine country delegates (each a representative or a representative of all veterinarians and veterinarians of a federal State) and 18 persons Department delegates (representatives or representatives of departments in the ratio of the number of its members referred to in section 9, para. 5). The Assembly of delegates is presided over by the President or the President of the Medical Association of the animal.

(2) the Assembly of delegates shall be convened by the Chairman or the Chairman, stating the items on the agenda every six months at least once (ordinary sessions of the Assembly of delegates). The rules of procedure may provide that additional (extraordinary) sessions of the Assembly of delegates to schedule are at the request of the Board or a certain number of delegates in important matters.

(3) the Assembly of delegates shall be a quorum in the presence of half of the members entitled to vote.

(4) the members of the Delegate Assembly are obliged to participate in the sessions; It may be however represented through their representatives or alternates.

(5) the Assembly of delegates the responsibility: 1. resolutions concerning the issue and change in article 12, paragraph 3, as well as in article 13, paragraph 1 Z 13 to 15 and paragraph 2 Z 2 those provisions;

2. review and approval of the annual budget (revenue and expenditure) of the Veterinary Association;

3. the approval of the accounts of the Veterinary Association as well as the approval of the Board;

4.

the decision to conduct a special audit of conduct (§ 18 para 4);

5. the establishment of the Chamber of contribution to be paid by the members of the Chamber;

6. the determination of the amount of the allowances for the officials and officials of the Veterinary Association, the members of the disciplinary Commission, the disciplinary attorney or the disciplinary counsel and investigators and study guides, as well as by Chamber members, who are tasked with the preparation, processing or performing duties under this Federal Act;

7. the fixing of contributions to the social welfare agencies;

8. the resolutions on promoting economic facilities of the Veterinary Association as well as the social welfare agencies;

9. the election and dismissal of the Executive Committee, the choice and the dismissal of members of the Kontrollausschusse as well as their representatives and Deputy;

10. the election and dismissal of the members of the Board of Trustees of charities as well as their representatives and Deputy;

11. the election and dismissal of the members of the conciliation committees as well as their representatives and Deputy;

12. the resolution on applications pursuant to section 26 para 1 and 2, as well as the position of the application on loss of a mandate as a member of the delegate collection at the Constitutional Court;

13. the appointment and dismissal of the Director of the Chamber Office or the Chamber Office Director on a proposal from the Executive Board;

14. the establishment of the veterinary disciplines for the specialist veterinarian title can be awarded, as well as the election of the members of the examination Commission veterinarian;

15. the election of the members of the examination Board pursuant to § 14 l veterinary Act;

16. the establishment of committees for the preparation of negotiating items beginning anyway, a Committee to handle 4 and 5 referred matters to establish Z in article 12, paragraph 2, where at least three of the Association of official veterinarians and official veterinary surgeon (ÖVA) consult nominated representatives or representatives as external consultants are;

17. the decision in all matters, that the delegates be brought to another organ, provided that they do not fall within the law explicitly specified scope of another institution.

(6) the Assembly of delegates shall be entitled to consult the members of the Management Board as well as the President and the President over all the objects of the Office conduct and to demand all relevant information. Is each and every delegate shall be entitled to oral questions to the members of the Executive Committee at the meetings of the Assembly of delegates.

(7) the votes of the delegates are weighted so that the number of Board members each represented will be taken into account. While the voice of the country delegates with that factor is weighted, resulting from the Division of the number of Board members entered on the balance sheet date (§ 20 para 2) in the electoral evidence of the respective Federal State by the number of the members of the Chamber entered on the reference date in the vet list. The voice of the Division delegates will be weighted by the factor resulting from the Division of the number of Board members entered on the balance sheet date in the electoral evidence of each division by the number of the members of the Chamber entered on the reference date in the vet list, divided by the number specified in accordance with paragraph 1 of Department delegates to the appropriate Department. This factor shall be rounded to four decimal places each.

(8) unless otherwise determined in this law the following, voting with a simple majority in the meaning of paragraph 7, although the majority of delegate votes is required after heads for a decision is made. Determining the Board levies on members of a Department requires in addition the majority of delegate votes to this Department.

(9) decisions reserved for the Assembly of delegates are taken in the meetings (para. 2), except that all delegates agree in the individual case by written notice with the determination to be taken, as well as with the vote in the written form (circular resolution).

Board of Directors

The Board of Directors consists of section 16 (1) the President or the Veterinary Association President and four Vice Presidents or quite the Veterinary Association. The President and the President shall preside.

(2) within the remit of the Board are all matters which are explicitly assigned to any other organ by this federal law or the rules of procedure. The Management Board is the supervisory authority responsible that the activities of the Veterinary Association moves within the area of their legal effect. He is responsible that the organs of the Veterinary Association fulfil the task group established by this federal law and carry out the decisions of the Assembly of delegates the delegates for this.

(3) the Board of Directors is required every three months but at least, as well as to convene at the request of at least three members of the President or of the President within two weeks. The Committee is quorate in the presence of at least three Board members; He takes decisions by a simple majority vote. The or the Chairman does not match. If a vote results in a tie, those request accepted, joins the or the Chairman shall be.

(4) the rules may provide that the opinion of the members of the Board also in writing or suitable also in others, in any case, in documented manner be obtained; but decisions, who are caught up in circular, require unanimity.

(5) the Board, in urgent cases which can be President or of the President order committees for the preparation of negotiating items for the Assembly of delegates and reporting to the Assembly of delegates. Details, including compensation for participating, is to regulate the rules of procedure.

(6) the members of the Board are entitled to participate in all meetings of the Assembly of delegates without voting rights, and have the right to be heard at their request on the agenda items.

President/President

Section 17 (1) the Chairperson is the or the Listenerste of the list, which won the most votes in the election to the Board of Directors. The ranking of the Vice Presidents or Vice-Presidents arises from their ranking in the list (the list) to the election of the Executive Committee and the ranking of allocated mandates.

(2) the President or the President represents outside the Veterinary Association and shall preside at the meetings of the Delegate Assembly and the Board. It, the decisions of the Executive Committee falls to him or her and, if nothing else is to understand the decisions of the Congress of delegates.

(3) the President or the President directs operations of the Veterinary Association and produces all pieces of the business.

(4) in the case of particular urgency, and in those cases where the Board can take no decision within the period provided by the authorities or courts, the decision against subsequent approval by the Board of Directors is entitled to him or her.

(5) a Vice President or a Vice President must be only active for 2 to 4 If the President or the President is unable or has entrusted with representing him or her. Will not affect the validity of acts of representation. The representation in prevention is the first Vice President, at which prevent second the, are both prevents the third and all three are prevented, who appointed fourth Vice-President.

Control Committee

Section 18 (1) of the Assembly of delegates is a Committee for a period of four calendar years, which consists of three members, chosen. A Deputy or a Deputy is elected for every Member also.

(2) the temporary Committee are responsible for ensuring the conduct of Veterinary Association on legality, economy, efficiency and expediency, particularly the review of the financial statements and the annual budget of the Veterinary Association for arithmetical accuracy and efficiency. You can use their obligations of appropriate and authorised persons to meet, which the cost out to reimburse the budget of the Veterinary Association.

(3) the Supervisory Board has the assessment to submit a written report to the Assembly of delegates.

(4) all bodies of the Veterinary Association and the Office of the Chamber have to furnish all necessary information to the Committee and to enable single show in the original documents. By resolution, the Assembly of delegates may ask the Committee to carry out a special audit of certain parts of the economy.

2. section

Election of the delegates and of the Executive Committee

Election of delegates


Section 19 (1) for the implementation and management of the election is to appoint an Election Commission at the headquarters of the Veterinary Association. It consists one of two legally qualified members - out of the service of the Federal Ministry for health and one from the district, the staff of the Chamber Office - as well as a member from each Department of the Veterinary Association as well as three of the country delegates certain members as representatives of the Federal States. The Electoral Commission chooses the Chairman or the Chairman, from among its members whereby the person standing for election must be legally qualified. The members of the Electoral Commission shall be appointed after consulting the Veterinary Association by the Federal Minister or the Federal Minister of health. Each choice promotional Group (list), whose proposal was published, may send a representative as an observer or observers in the Electoral Commission.

(2) the delegates will be chosen according to the principles of proportional in a general, secret and equal vote. For each Member of a candidate list, while a substitute or a Deputy must be provided which or which has to represent the selected member of the Congress of delegates in the sessions of the Congress of delegates in the case of disability.

(3) the number of representatives each due to the divisions in the Assembly of delegates or representatives is to determine ´ d'Hondt in proportion to the number of their members by the Election Commission after the membership on the date (§ 20 para 2) according to the system of d and set.

(4) the right to vote is to exert (absentee ballot) by means of official ballots by sending the election envelopes containing the official ballots to the Election Commission. The election envelopes may be opened only by the Election Commission on election day; then the votes are separated according to federal States and departments to count.

(5) the term of Office is four years. Any subsequent and supplementary elections, the mandate ends at the end of the term of Office. The election of the delegates has to be done within the last three months of the term of Office.

Right to vote

All ordinary members of the Chamber are § 20 (1) without distinction for the choice of 1 a representative or a representative of (country delegates) of the Federal State in which voters evidence, they are registered, and 2. the representatives or the representatives (delegates of Department) the Department they belong to which actively vote.

(2) the voters are separately on the one hand by the Election Commission on the basis of the entries in the vet list for departments, to collect on the other hand separately according to federal States and to enter in the electoral evidence. The date applicable to the exercise of the right to vote is the Monday of the week of 12 before the election date.

(3) any voting member of the Board is for the choice of the country delegates in that State, where the professional seat is situated, to enter; no professional seat, so is the place of employment, is also not a place of employment or service places in various provinces, consist the main residence is decisive for the registration in the electoral evidence; a person may be recorded only in the selection of evidence in a federal State.

(4) each voting member of the Board is for the choice of Department delegates in that Department, which according to the provisions of § 9 is to enter; a person may be recorded only in the electoral evidence of a Department. Disputes over the jurisdiction of the Department are to decide in accordance with article 9, paragraph 8.

Passive right to vote

§ 21 (1) can be selected are all ordinary Chamber members who are registered in the electoral evidence of the respective Federal State or the relevant Department, except Board members the power to exercise the profession on the basis of a decision of the disciplinary Commission temporarily deprived of as delegates or delegate and their or its substitute or Deputy.

(2) a person may exercise only a mandate in the Assembly of delegates.

Preferential voting

Any voters or each voter may 22 (1) each a preference vote for a candidate or a candidate of that list of the Federal State, as well as the Department, is made by him or her elected.

(2) a preferential voting may be awarded by the registration of the name of this candidate or that candidate in the space provided on the official ballot. The registration is valid when clearly you, what candidate or which candidates of the selected list to represent the voters or voters. This is especially the case if the registration contains a corresponding differentiator (for example specifying the sequence numbers in the list, first name or year of birth) - at least the family name or last name of the candidate or the candidates - candidates or candidates of same list with same name.

(3) the name of a candidate or a candidate is deemed not buried, if designated several candidates or candidates or candidate which or the designated not on the selected list.

Election of the Executive Committee

23. (1) the Board is elected by the delegates.

(2) for the election of the Executive Committee, only lists may participate from five Board candidates and candidates, as well as at least three alternate members, consisting of. The candidate or candidates and the alternate members must be eligible within the meaning of article 21. A nomination must be supported by at least five delegates.

(3) a list is selected as the team when she combines at least five-sixths of the valid votes (section 15 paragraph 7 and 8) to. No list reached this majority, the mandates in the Board of Directors will determine ´ d'Hondt system d; in this case, mandates attributable to the election proposal are allocated to candidates listed in the specific election proposals according to their ranking.

(4) the term of Office is four years.

(5) a member of the Board cannot be a one paragraph referred 14 Z-1 and Z 4-7 body member. Is a member of any such body in the Board of Directors elected, so a rest of his previous function occurs with acceptance of choice and moves to the next member of the candidate list, which belongs to the new Member of the Board. Eliminates the reason of suspension (retiring from the Board of Directors) is that has again taken a previous function and afterwards held the mandate the official or the official, comes back to his original place of the list.

Election rules and will be sworn in

The detailed provisions about the electoral process, in particular about the composition of the Electoral Commission, the tender of the elections, the acquisition and the registration of voters, election advertising, the official ballot and voting and investigation in the elections are section 24 (1) to be determined by the Federal Minister or the Federal Minister of health by Regulation (Veterinary Association - election rules).

(2) the members of the Board have to take a vow on the observance of the laws and the faithful fulfillment of their obligations before taking office by handshake of the Minister or the Federal Minister of health.

(3) the elected members of the Congress of delegates as well as their representatives and deputies have to take a vow on the observance of the laws and the faithful fulfillment of their obligations before taking office by handshake of the President or the President of the Medical Association of the animal.

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End of the function

Leaving the function

Section 25 (1) is the term of Office of elected bodies the day of the inauguration of the newly elected institutions for a period of four years from the day of the election, anyway, but up to.

(2) members of elected bodies as well as their alternates, or representatives who lose the passive right to vote or 2nd as country delegates the passive right to vote for the respective Federal State or 3 as a Department delegates the passive right to vote for the relevant Department during the term of Office of the institution 1, leave with immediate effect from her Office.

(3) members of the Delegate Assembly, whose deputies or representatives, members of the Monitoring Committee or their alternates or representatives, as well as members of the Committee or their alternates or representatives who renounce its mandate during the term of Office of the institution (withdraw), have to explain this in writing to the President or the President. The President or the President or a Vice President or a Vice-President resigns, withdrawal is so in writing against the Minister or the Federal Minister of health to explain.

(4) in the case of leaving a representative or a showed in accordance with paragraph 2 or 3, as well as at the death of a member the President or the President has to pronounce the lapse of function and moves to the next member of the candidate list, which has listened to the departing or deceased member. The withdrawal relates to the President or the President, is the extinction of her or his function by the Executive Board to pronounce.

(5) paragraphs 1 to 4 shall apply mutatis mutandis on substitute members.


(6) a member of the Board of Directors is expected to permanently (more than one year) prevents the President or the President has to pronounce the termination of function. The withdrawal affects the President, is the extinction of its function by the Executive Board to pronounce. As a result, it is to proceed in accordance with paragraph 4.

Mandate loss

The Board of Directors has § 26 (1) in the case of a gross violation or neglect of the obligations imposed on the members of the Assembly of delegates by this federal law, to make the decision-making process of the Assembly of delegates on the request for loss of the mandate at the Constitutional Court.

(2) the mistrust may be pronounced by the delegates the elected Board of Directors, the Supervisory Board and the Board of Trustees. Thus, the function of the organ terminated by dismissal. A request for removal is possible by any member of the Congress of delegates. The request is in writing to introduce at the Veterinary Association and justified; It must be supported by at least six other members. To the processing of the request is immediately, but not later than one month after receipt of the request, send out an invitation to a meeting of the Delegate Assembly. The session to vote on the proposal has to take place at the earliest six and not later than eight weeks after receipt of the request. A request for dismissal is adopted if it obtains the consent of the majority of two thirds of the votes (section 15 paragraph 7) and the majority of the members of the Assembly of delegates after heads.

(3) the Board is dismissed, shall be an election of the Executive Committee. In this case, the term of Office of the new Board ends with the original end of term of Office.

(4) individual bodies or officials eliminated on the basis of licences, a censure or a dismissal, shall proceed in accordance with § 25 para 4.

Supplementary elections and continuation of business

Section 27 (1) cannot be the filling of functions according to § 25, because no elected replacement member is available, perform supplementary elections are for the equivalent functionality. The provisions of the 2nd section apply, where the function selected members of bodies ends this way with the end of the term of Office of the institution here mutatis mutandis.

(2) the continuation of the business is in the case of paragraph 1 up to the inauguration of a new President, a new Board or a new President by the outgoing body not possible, the Minister or the Federal Minister of health for the Veterinary Association has to appoint a Government Commissioner and a Commissioner of the Government who has to carry on the necessary transactions and promptly to arrange new elections. The Government Commissioner and the Commissioner of the Government is to order from the district, the staff of the Federal Ministry of health. A distinction Advisory Board from the circle of the officials of the Veterinary Association to the page is to her or him. It consists of ordering a Government Commissioner the Federal inherent costs are to be borne by the Veterinary Association.

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Organization of Veterinary Association

Chamber Office

Section 28 (1) has the Chamber Office to provide the necessary technical and administrative tasks to the tasks of the Veterinary Association. In particular, the Chamber Office has 1 impartially carry out the decisions of the organs of the Veterinary Association, 2. preparation of the opinions requested by the institutions of the Veterinary Association, 3. to submit appropriate proposals to the institutions of the Veterinary Association and 4 for information and advice to the members of the Chamber to make.

(2) the Chamber Office is in human and material terms so to equip, it is able to carry out the tasks referred to in paragraph 1.

(3) the staff of the Chamber Office is appointed by the President or by the President by service contract.

(4) the service -, besoldungs - and pension-legal conditions of all staff of the Office of the Chamber are to regulate the service order.

Chamber Office management

Section 29 (1) to the direction of the Office of the Chamber is a Chamber Office Director or a Director to order. You or he is appointed by the Assembly of delegates on proposal of the Board and ordered by service contract (§ 28 para. 3).

(2) the Chamber Office Director or the Director is directly subordinate to the President or the President and this or this bound.

(3) the Chamber Office Director or the Director's immediate superior or immediate service supervisor of personnel of the Veterinary Association. You or he is responsible for the internal organisation of the Chamber Office and brought on a most efficient and economical performance of the tasks to work towards. You or he may delegate the supervision for the personnel deployed in the country, if this seems necessary in terms of quickness, convenience and cost savings, the country places President or country places President (article 30).

(4) the Director of the Chamber Office or the Director is whether in particular the conduct of ongoing business as well as keeping the veterinarian, a member of evidence and the flag about imposed disciplinary sanctions.

(5) the Chamber Office Director and the Director is entitled to participate in meetings of all organs of the Veterinary Association as well as in the meetings in accordance with article 32, paragraph 1 and 4 in the countries; She or he has but no voting rights.

Provincial offices

Section 30 (1) in each federal State is to set up a regional Office of the Veterinary Association. The landing site is from or the country delegates as country offices President or country places President, which is also represented in this function by his Deputy or his Deputy (§ 15 para 4) as country Vice President places country Vice President posts.

(2) the country offices President or country places President and their or his substitute or Deputy and that two persons who had been ranked by the system d ´ d'Hondt in the election (section 19) the representative or the representative of the respective federal province in second and third place in their State and their representatives and Deputy form the Committee. Country Committee is consulting on the concern of veterinarians and animal doctors in the country.

(3) from the President of country offices and the country places President are according to the Veterinary Association, without prejudice to the provisions of paragraph 4, to provide the following: 1. representation within the country;

2. Organization of the district veterinarian representatives;

3. handling of complaints against veterinarians;

4. participation in the control of ordinations and veterinary pharmacies of the House;

5. the matters to be regulated at the State level a) ante-mortem and post-mortem inspection, b) of the animal health service, c) livestock and d) welfare.

(4) the Board may transfer more Affairs of area of own effect - without prejudice to the responsibility of the Executive Board - the country places President or country places President to the Agency on behalf of the Board.

(5) in the televised Affairs in accordance with par. 3 and 4, the members concerned of the landing site on the instructions of the Board are bound and this responsibility.

(6) to the performance of the tasks referred to in paragraph 3 and 4 branches of the Chamber Office in the countries can be built if this seems necessary in terms of quickness, convenience and cost savings, (country offices).

Department Committee

The selected Department delegates of each Department and their representatives or alternates form 31 (1) the Division Committee. Select a department spokeswoman, a Department spokesman as well as their or its substitute or alternates from among its members.

(2) the Department Committee is to hold a meeting to advise on the concerns of the Department twice a year. The summons to the Division Committee meeting is to be made by the spokesperson of the Department or the Department spokesman and they shall preside at the meeting.

(3) the members of the Department are required to participate in the meetings referred to in paragraph 2.

(4) the Department committees of the Department of self-employed persons and the Department of employees 1 is whether the nomination of the members of the disciplinary Commission to be ordered from their Department, and 2. the any preliminary discussion items that arrive in the Assembly of delegates to the negotiations.

(5) Furthermore is the participation in the regulation of working conditions, in particular the conclusion of collective agreements on employers the Division Committee of the Department of the self-employed.

(6) the Department Committee is in the presence of at least three-fifths of the members constitute a quorum; He takes decisions by a simple majority vote. If a vote results in a tie, is that application assumed joins the Department spokesman or spokeswoman for the Department.

(7) each Department Committee can provide information through electronic mail the voting Board members of his Department. Mass mailings, which serve the fulfillment of the tasks incumbent upon the Department committees, require any consent of the recipient.

Communication


32. (1) has any country place of Veterinary Association to hold once a year a General Assembly under invitation of all Chamber members voters in their area and the Department speakers respectively Department spokesperson and Board of Directors.

(2) each regional office can transmit information through electronic mail to Chamber members voters in their area. Mass mailings, which serve the fulfillment of the tasks of the regional office, require any consent of the recipient.

(3) the members of the Chamber one or more districts choose a veterinarian or a veterinary surgeon from their district to the district veterinarian representative or representatives of the district veterinarian and a more vet or an another veterinarian for a period of four years to the district veterinarian substitute or Deputy District veterinarian. District veterinarian representatives or representatives of the district veterinarian are basically for each district of a State to choose, for reasons of expediency several districts can join however - this includes cities with its own statute -. More information - in particular the electoral process - is to regulate in the rules of procedure.

(4) District veterinarian representatives or representatives of the district veterinarian must be invited by the President of country offices or the respective country offices President twice a year to a meeting. You are obliged to participate in these meetings, as well as the general meeting referred to in paragraph 1 and must receive compensation for this activity.

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Conduct

Budget

33. (1) the Board has every year the Assembly of delegates 1 and no later than 30 November the annual estimate for the next calendar year and 2 until no later than 31 may submit the accounts for the previous calendar year.

(2) the Assembly of delegates has to take position after consideration of the report of the Committee on the accounts and to decide on the grant of the approval of the Board.

(3) decides the delegates before the end of the calendar year no annual budget or no year estimate is up to this point for other reasons, so is to proceed according to the previous annual budget expenditure may be made within one month to the maximum extent of a twelfth of the budget of the previous year.

Cover the costs

Are the costs of Veterinary Association 34 (1) covered through: 1 Chamber levies;

2. the income flowing from the asset or the Veterinary Association - except the charities - economic facilities;

3. other revenues such as fines, penalties, fees, grants and donations that flow to the Veterinary Association under its legal personality.

(2) the administrative costs associated with the operation of economic institutions are to raise their funds.

Board assessments

Section 35 (1) to the contestation of property and personnel expenses, expenses for the institutions and the other financial requirements for the implementation of the tasks of the Chamber, except for the charities, lifts up the Veterinary Association of all Chamber members a board assessment.

(2) that is the height of the contribution of of Chamber of by the delegates firmly implement. This is economic efficiency, 2 on 1 the way the profession and 3. the type of membership (full member / associate member) of the members of the Chamber carefully to take, where the amount of the levies amount or in relation to a tax base can be set. The assessment procedure may provide a minimum amount for Chamber charges, as well the possibility of exemption from the performance. Mandatory members the power to exercise the profession on the basis of a decision of the disciplinary Commission temporarily deprived of and has become stellenlos duty members who are registered as seeking employment, are application - for the duration of the existence of these circumstances – the performance anyway to free.

(3) in the assessment order is for more information regarding maturity, as well as in terms of form and time of levying the Chamber levy to regulate; This interest and the notices of payment due by reminders, based on actual costs, can be provided from the time of maturity.

(4) first instance for the procedure regarding the Chamber levy is the President or the President. Against decisions of the President or of the President, the right of appeal to the Board is to the persons concerned. The Board of Directors shall decide in last instance; where the President or the President is not entitled to vote. In such proceedings, the AVG is to apply.

(5) residual levies are to introduce administrative action. The Veterinary Association may see establishing a payment period with gap card to urge a arrears charges and interest on late payments and reminders. This residue ID an execution title is used in the sense of § 1 of the execution order, RGBl. No. 79/1896.

Remuneration for Board activities

The President or the President and the Vice Presidents or Vice Presidents of Veterinary Association as well as the Presidents of the country offices, country offices President and whose representatives or alternates are 36 (1) entitled to a monthly allowance, which correspond to the scope of their duties and the burden of representation expenses.

(2) the amount of remuneration referred to in paragraph 1 is to be set by the Assembly of delegates.

(3) due to the other officials and officials of the Veterinary Association expense compensation and are them on the basis of the activity for the Veterinary Association to reward them, as envisaged in the rules of procedure in the manner and to the extent arising cash expenses.

(4) expenses are not considered to be income from veterinary activity.

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Chain of command - and supervisory law

Authority to issue

37. (1) the Veterinary Association is involved in the transferred area of effect to the instructions of the Minister or the Minister of health.

(2) the repeal of Directive adverse decisions is whether the Federal Minister or the Federal Minister of health.

(3) the Veterinary Association has the principles, which come in federal legislation to the application, to be considered at the enactment of regulations in the borne area of effect in regard to the proposed legal language, legal technique and formal design.

(4) the Veterinary Association has to undergo a review process all drafts of regulations in the transferred area 1, with the appropriate assessment bodies by the Minister or by the Federal Minister of health to determine, to make a detailed analysis of the review submissions 2. and 3. together with the evaluation according to Z 2 of the Federal Minister and the Federal Minister of health in sufficient time before the decision to submit, they can reset the designs to improve , in particular if they violate existing regulations.

(5) the Veterinary Association has immediately to announce regulations in the borne area of effect on their homepage generally accessible and permanently. These rules come as long as they provide no other date of entry into force with expiration of the day of release to the query on the Web in force.

(6) the organs of the Veterinary Medical Association are to impeach if they disobey instructions in the borne area of effect, and the Veterinary Association in the framework of the legal possibilities takes not even the measures, unless intent or gross negligence is for them and no other of the Minister or the Federal Minister of health is sufficient ergreifbares resources to the production of the State by the supervisory authority of its function.

Supervision of the Veterinary Association

38. (1) the Veterinary Association is in own area of effect of the supervision of the Federal Minister and the Federal Minister of health (regulatory authority).

(2) the Veterinary Association is obliged to provide the information necessary to carry out the supervision of the supervisory authority.

(3) the supervision authority may request decisions to the template in the individual case by the Veterinary Association. The Veterinary Association is obliged to submit these decisions of the supervisory authority.

(4) the supervision authority has the resolutions submitted in accordance with paragraph 3 to repeal if they violate existing regulations. For the annulment of decisions on rules in accordance with article 12, paragraph 3, article 39 shall apply.

(5) the organs of the Veterinary Medical Association are to impeach if the 1st neglect their duties or are incapable of decision 2. and the Veterinary Association in the framework of the legal possibilities takes not even the measures, unless intent or gross negligence is for them and no other of the Minister or the Federal Minister of health is sufficient ergreifbares resources to the production of the State by the supervisory authority of its function.

(6) in the case of a dismissal because of no quorum in accordance with paragraph 5, no. 2 is to proceed according to section 27, paragraph 2.

Rules in own area of effect


39. (1) has the Veterinary Association anyway, by you pursuant to § 12 par. 3 decision of the supervisory authority to submit regulations issued in own area of effect.

(2) the Veterinary Association has immediately to announce legislation pursuant to article 12 paragraph 3 on their homepage generally accessible and permanently. These rules come as long as they provide no other date of entry into force with expiration of the day of release to the query on the Web in force.

(3) the levy - post order and changes the allocation - and post order may be retroactive from the Veterinary Association in regard to the contribution - related and performance obligations 1 January of the year of calendar for which the allocation order has been issued, will be put in place.

(4) the supervision authority has the rules presented pursuant to paragraph 1 to repeal if it violates provisions of this Federal Act or other legislation.

(5) If individual provisions are illegal and the enforceability of the provision despite the absence of these unlawful provisions is ensured, the supervisory authority instead of the repeal of regulation can make a partial lifting related to this illegal regulation provisions.

(6) the abolition of the rule causes a force of the regulation at the time of its dissolution. The cancellation of single regulations causes a termination of these provisions at the time of its dissolution.

(7) the Veterinary Association has to announce the suspension or revocation of part immediately in the Internet on its website permanently and in a generally accessible.

Approval of disciplinary orders

section 40. The approval of the supervisory authority requires the order of disciplinary attorney or of the disciplinary prosecutor and the members of the disciplinary Commission appointed not by the supervisory authority as well as the respective Deputy or representatives.

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Welfare facilities

Fund

41. (1) has the Veterinary Association as common facilities for Chamber members, family members and survivors listed by partners and partner of Charity Fund to set up former Board members and their surviving dependants. These funds make a dedicated Fund under the Veterinary Association and have no legal personality of its own.

(2) to support from old age or health reasons to practice of have become temporarily or permanently incapable Chamber members, former members of the Chamber and their bereaved family members and survivors registered partners or partner a pension fund is at the Veterinary Association.

(3) to the unique support of survivors in case of death of a Chamber member or former member of the Chamber, a death box office is at the Veterinary Association.

(4) to support emergency of crisis Chamber members, former members of the Chamber, as well as their surviving family members and surviving registered partners or partner an emergency fund is for the Veterinary Association.

(5) amendments to the statutes of social welfare agencies and the fee structure must be performed taking account of vested rights, and respecting the protection of legitimate expectations.

Board of Trustees § 42. (1) the body of the Veterinary Association to decide on 1 the Fund membership, 2. the deferral of contributions in consideration worthy cases, 3. the claim to the exclusion of members from one of the funds Board of Trustees is fund services and 4.

(2) the Board of Trustees, five members - ordered by the delegates for a period of four calendar years - have to belong to. In the selection of members is to ensure that appropriately represented by the groups represented in the Veterinary Association (self-employed veterinary surgeons, hired veterinarians, women/men). At least one Member must have already entitled to benefits from the Pension Fund. The Board of Trustees elects the Chairman or the Chairman and which or whose Deputy and Deputy from among its members.

(3) the Board of Trustees decides by decision. The appeal to the Board of the Veterinary Medical Association is open to decisions taken by the Board of Trustees. In such proceedings, the AVG is to apply.

(4) the manpower required for the fulfilment of the tasks of the Board of Trustees is to make after hearing of the Board of Trustees of the Chamber Office.

(5) the effort required for the fulfilment of the tasks of the Board of Trustees, including pro-rata staff costs is to carry out of the Fund.

Management and disposition to lead § 43 (1) that is managing the welfare funds separately from the management of the remaining assets of the Chamber.

(2) the necessary for the management of the Fund expenses, including pro-rata staff costs, is to take the funds. The administrative expenses of the Fund must not exceed a non-profit-making and appropriate extent.

(3) the statutes of the welfare institutions may provide for the investment of the assets of welfare policies. Be adopted no regulations in the articles of Association, the principles of article 25 of the Pension Fund Act (PKG), Federal Law Gazette apply by analogy to no. 281/1990, are in the disposition.

(4) in the case of the management of the Fund can themselves the Veterinary Association external consultants or advisors and these involve independent experts or experts in the discussions of their organs, affecting the asset management and-veranlagungen.

Application of Fund resources section 44 (1) are the funds applied through: 1. contributions of Fund members, 2. extraordinary benefits, 3. unused fund services, 4. income of the Fund's assets.

(2) for providing financial services under the Welfare Fund, Welfare Fund contributions to collect are taking into account the financial requirements, its ongoing inventory and their performance.

(3) the financing of the Fund benefits is to align to a pay-as-you-go system, funded, the projected unit credit method or other recognised actuarial methods.

Contribution and achievement

45. (1) all ordinary members of the Veterinary Medical Association are obliged, in accordance with the following provisions and the fee structure, to make welfare fund contributions and is entitled, in accordance with the following provisions and the statutes of the welfare institutions, to take benefits from the funds.

(2) the statutes of the welfare institutions and in the subscription rules is to determine what contribution and performance-relevant data of Chamber members are reported immediately to. In the event that these data despite demonstrable prompt is received after the expiry of a reasonable additional period not or not completely on the social welfare agencies, you can set that the corresponding contribution is set for the period up to the separate furnishing of contribution and performance-relevant data in the statutes.

(3) for the duration of the membership of one of the funds, the obligation for the contributions laid down for this Fund one-fifth, unless by this federal law unless otherwise determined, for Fund members. Fund members, which was stripped of the power to exercise the profession on the basis of a decision of the disciplinary Commission temporary and become stellenlos duty members who are registered as seeking employment, are on request - for the duration of the existence of these circumstances - the power to liberate

(4) a member of the Fund is entitled to benefits from a Fund and it is his contributions in arrears, so are the outstanding contributions against the performance to offset.

(5) recipients and those receiving a performance of the funds, with the exception of the bereaved, must have purchased through payment of contributions entitlement.

(6) for more details regarding payment and deferral, the shape and the timing of the collection and accounting of the contributions to the Fund as well as any payments of contribution debt determines the Statute; Moreover, interest up to 10 vH of the owed contributions and an administration fee, which has to be aligned with the actual costs of the introduction, can be provided in the articles of Association.

(7) the application for benefits within six months from the claim circumstances provided, the services with the first day of month following date, fees otherwise with the submission of the following month. In justified cases, the Board of Trustees may approve exceptions.

Introduction of the posts

46. (1) the notices of payment due of the Fund contributions is in the form of residue passes, such a gap card makes an execution title in the sense of § 1 of the execution order. An objection against the residue pass, the obligation by a decision to prescribe is the or the single on her or his application.

(2) a fund member despite a reminder with his contributions remains culpable in backlog, so it has the funds in question to exclude the Board of Trustees, if not section 49 paragraph 2 is applied. The more determined the Statute. Paragraph 5 shall apply mutatis mutandis.

(3) contributions paid wrongly will not be refunded if they be recovered within a period of two years from becoming aware of the illegality.


(4) claims to fund benefits expire within two years. If there are valid reasons, the Board of Trustees may approve exceptions. In addition, the provisions of civil law apply to the limitation period.

(5) Fund Services wrongly rendered can be recovered only within two years.

(6) with the exit from the Fund go out all claims to the Office of death and to the contingency fund; paid posts are not to be refunded.

2. section

Pension Fund

Supply Fund members

47. (1) extends the affiliation to the Pension Fund to all members of the Veterinary Association (supply Fund members).

(2) exempt from membership of the Pension Fund are 1 extraordinary Chamber members;

2. Chamber members, the a) the veterinary profession only in employment, which is not to freelance independent veterinarians, veterinarians or veterinary medical associations, exercise, or b) stand in a public service employment or c) from a public service relationship relating a Ruhe-(Versorgungs)genuss, or d) prove that them a nearly equivalent Ruhe-(Versorgungs)genuss claim because of affiliation to a professional supply plant in the territory of another Member State of the EU , is an other EEA Contracting State or the Swiss Confederation.

(3) from the membership of the Pension Fund are Chamber members that make a request to free if they 1 prove that they exert the veterinary profession exclusively in employment and 2 this monthly gross less than the indicative rate in accordance with article 293 paragraph 1 lit. a sublit. BB of the General Law on Social Insurance - ASVG, Federal Law Gazette 14 times a year earn no. 189/1955.

(4) the persons referred to in paragraph 2 and 3 may voluntarily join the Pension Fund unless they make the appropriate payments.

Supply services

48. (1) off are supply funds to provide services 1 to eligible members of the Chamber for the case of old age, as well as the temporary or permanent disability, occurred 2. children of recipients or recipients of old-age or pension of disability, 3. to survivors in the event of death of an eligible Member and 4 to former Board members and their surviving dependants, provided that a corresponding claim has been acquired through contributions and any one-time payment (art. 50 para. 6).

(2) from the funds of the Pension Fund are to provide following services: 1. age, 2. disability support, 3. survivor's support: a) widows and widowers support, b) support surviving registered partners or partner and c) orphan support.

Contributions to the Pension Fund

49. (1) is the amount of contributions to the Pension Fund by the delegates of the Veterinary Association at least every three years on the basis of actuarial assumptions so set, that the management of the Fund will be expected to be balanced. The amount, type of activity, corresponding to the amount of actual income and the age and reductions to the contributions can be here after provided.

(2) Fund members, who receive benefits from the Pension Fund, are exempt from the payment of contributions for this period.

(3) Fund members must either have the respective minimum contributory months to obtain the full support of age or pay those contributions, which were valid for the period of their earliest and their actual entry. The payment is to increase 5 vH for each contribution year. The following the achievement of the 35th year of life be considered earliest entry date, if no contribution obligation existed until then for the person concerned or the parties concerned. Admission takes place after the 55th year in charge of Fund contributions is no longer allowed.

(4) the minimum contributory months are to be fixed by the Assembly of delegates in the Statute on the basis of actuarial calculations and must be no less than 360 and not more than 420 months.

Age support section 50 (1) Fund members who no longer practice their profession, having age of 65 an entitlement to benefits from the Pension Fund; Fund members who continue to practise the profession, have this claim with age of 68 years.

(2) the age listed in the right column of the table takes the place of their 65th year indicated in paragraph 1 for female Fund members who are born in the periods specified in the following table:



up to 31.12.1963



60 age



1.1.1964 to 31.12.1964



61. age of



1.1.1965 to 31.12.1965



62. age of



1.1.1966 until 31.12.1966



63. age of



1.1.1967 to 31.12.1967



64th year of life (3) female members of the Fund, which after the age of 55 years and male members of the Fund, which a pension is granted after completion of the 60th year of life from a statutory pension insurance are entitled to a premature old age support from the Pension Fund. This age support amounts to 50 per cent of the respective age support which would fees according to the age laid down in paragraph 1 or paragraph 2. An increase in this hundred ratio according to the age laid down in paragraph 1 or paragraph 2 is no.

(4) a veterinary activity is resumed after awarding a retirement support according to paragraph 1 or paragraph 2, is for the duration of this activity until the age of 68 years no entitlement to old age support.

(5) the old age support consists of a basic service and a supplementary performance. Basic performance for the full support of the age is 530 euro fourteen times in the year. The 13th month amount is in June and the 14th monthly fee in November to pay off.

(6) the amount of the additional benefits is rounded to redetermine full euros by the delegates of the Veterinary Association at least every three years. This is the extra services on basis of actuarial calculations and in terms of a conduct balanced expected to to set.

(7) the claim against the pension fund that a member has paid less than the minimum contribution months, reduced accordingly; the result is rounded up to full euro. A Member made less than 120 monthly contributions, the Statute may provide a unique, calculated in accordance with actuarial principles lump-sum payment. Has been a member less than 13 months of contribution, so no lump or aliquot age support entitlement.

(8) the rules may provide tiered contributions and benefits in the context of compulsory membership in the Pension Fund if this is still possible a conduct balanced is expected to.

Support for permanent incapacity for work

51. (1) is a fund member due to his health condition constantly unable to exercise a profession, a support to the extent of age support that would, charges the Fund member if it had already completed the 65th year of life in the event of permanent incapacity for work, him to grant. Such support is due only from the 13th month.

(2) the permanent disability is disability after the ASVG or permanent incapacity has been determined No. 560/1978, or invalidity after the commercial Social Insurance Act (GSVG), BGBl. within the framework of a public service contract.

(3) the Board of Trustees may award to a permanent incapacity, in cases, in justified individual cases, where the conditions are not referred to in paragraph 2; It is in such cases anyway, then to talk to, if the Fund Member due to his physical and mental condition unable is permanent, the veterinary profession and the 60th has already exceeded year of life.

(4) to support ongoing disability allowances can be granted % due the Fund member support up to the amount of a total 50.

Survivor support

52. (1) survivor's support goes to the widow or the widower or the surviving civil partner or the bereaved registered partners of a fund member, unless that marriage was only closed after attainment of their 65th year of deceased or the partnership was first registered after this date.

(2) the entitlement to survivor's support goes out, if 1 is again Archduke the widow or widower or enters into a registered partnership, or 2. the survivor's registered partners a new registered partnership is a registered partner, or the survivor or himself Archduke.

3 orphan support, deserves minor orphans or orphans if and as long they are not able, to get themselves. After obtained majority, the orphan support may be granted further if the conditions to receive of the family allowance.


(4) the amount of the survivor's support is: 1 partner registered for the survivors, the widow, the widower or the survivors registered partner 60 per cent the deceased age support, 2 for orphans 30 vH of age assist of the deceased, 3. for orphans 15 per cent the deceased age support.

(5) the widow's and widower's support and the support for orphans may not exceed along the amount of old age assistance (section 50), if the children live with the widow or the widower in the common household. More than three unprovided minor children are present, the Board of Trustees on request of the surviving spouse can increase the total amount of the survivor's support up to the one and a halffold age support.

(6) if the Fund Member has still no old age support, calculated the survivor's support of those age support, which would have it deserves if it had already completed the age of 65 at the time of the death.

Support for temporary incapacity for work

§ 53. (1) for temporary incapacity for work is granted a support anyway, the Fund Member who is a member of the Pension Fund at the date of entry of the temporary incapacity for work, to the extent of the full support of the age, but not more than twelve times in a year. This support is also female members of the Fund within the meaning of the first sentence for each two months before and after confinement. Such support is due only from the 13th month.

(2) temporary incapacity for work is a member of the Fund, when it is unable temporarily due to his physical or mental state to perform a veterinary activities. Article 51, paragraph 2 shall apply mutatis mutandis with the proviso that female Fund members for the use of the support due to temporary incapacity for work due to childbirth a medical certificate and the birth by presenting the birth certificate to prove the expected date of birth.

(3) the granting of assistance due to temporary incapacity for work is allowed only for at least 30 days in the case of a spa - approved by a social security institution or recovery stay 28 days, period of incapacity for work. Less than 30 days or 28 days of incapacity for work shall be disregarded.

(4) entitlement to a support because of temporary incapacity due to expiry of the maximum period of twelve times 30 days fell away, a new claim for support due to temporary incapacity for work can occur only if the Fund member in the meantime has made at least twelve Fund contributions. Assistance due to temporary incapacity for work only to the extent of twelve times 30 days or twelve times 28 days is granted within a period of 36 months, although during this time to the disease that first caused the incapacity for work, a new disease to.

(5) the Board of Trustees may approve exceptions to the restrictions referred to in paragraph 4 in cases of hardship.

3. cut off death cash



Fund members section 54 (1) belonging to the death box office extends to all regular members of the Veterinary Association (death Fund members).

(2) by the affiliation to the death register, ordinary members of the Chamber are 1 in a public employment relationship or from a public service relationship relating a Ruhe(Versorgungs-)genuss or a pension related 2 from a statutory pension insurance are excluded.

(3) the persons referred to in paragraph 2 and associate members can voluntarily join the Fund, unless they make the appropriate payments.

Benefits from the funds of the death § 55. (1) the death benefit is at least 11.000,--euro; higher amounts can be provided especially in terms of valorisation in the Statute.

(2) the death benefit to the or the bereaved specified by the Fund member. The Fund Member has not known such people or they do not exist, so the death benefit goes to successively the surviving spouse or the surviving spouse or the surviving civil partner or the bereaved registered partner, biological children, the children of choice, the grandchildren and parents. Such persons are not present, so that person who has borne the cost of the funeral, gets replaced but no more than to the extent of 50 per cent of the death of money, these costs. Paying the funeral costs shall be demonstrated by submitting relevant invoices.

(3) there are no eligible persons within the meaning of paragraph 2 and also funeral expenses not incurred, the death benefit of the death box office remains.

Contributions to the Office of death

56. (1) is the amount of contributions to the death cashier six euro for each case of death occurred in the half of a fund member. Each Member of the Fund in the calendar year has 24 posts to be paid; These are to be settled in the next year to hand of the deaths occurred. Membership in the course of a calendar year ends other than by death, the contribution to the death box office for the rest of the year is to be paid; for this period, a claim on services consists of the death register.

(2) upon entry into the coffers of death are two contributions to be paid, not be reimbursed.

(3) the Fund membership starts after age of 35 years, so are the contributions that year to pay would have been at the beginning of the membership with the completion of the 35th, to pay. This contribution is to increase 5 vH for each contribution year.

4. section emergency fund



Fund members § 57. Belonging to the emergency fund cover all ordinary members of the Veterinary Association (Emergency Fund members).

Services

Section 58 (1) in the case of without distress or in justified hardship cases supports may be granted in accordance with the guidelines to be adopted in the statute - taking into account of family, income and assets Fund members and their surviving -.

(2) applications for the grant of assistance from the Emergency Fund are to bring about the authority of the country. The country offices President or country places President has to submit the applications to the Board within three months of the decision with a detailed statement of the reasons for and against the granting of a performance from the emergency fund. The template is not made within this time limit, the application can be made directly with the Board of Trustees.

Contributions to the emergency fund can be section 59 (1) which is the amount of contributions to the emergency fund by the delegates of the Veterinary Association each year so to set, that taking into account the experience of the last three years and the expected to the coming to fund loads, as well as on a fortune accumulated only when the Fund provided the expected benefits.

(2) starts or ends the Fund membership in the course of a calendar year, the total annual contribution is payable; Applications for benefits from the emergency fund can be made for this period.

5. section



Transitional provisions for procedure of charities section 60 (1) procedures to grant a retirement support, disability support, and survivor support, as well as grants from the Emergency Fund, which are already pending at the time of the entry into force of this federal law are the provisions of the 3rd section of the IInd main piece of the veterinary Act continue to apply until then.

(2) a recalculation of benefits from the charities that were awarded before the entry into force of this federal law, does not take place.

5. main piece

1 section

Disciplinary law

Disciplinary

61. (1) members of the Chamber are guilty of disciplinary, domestically or abroad 1 affect viewing the active in Austria animal medical profession through their behaviour in the community, the stockbreeders and livestock keepers or the members of opposite or the professional duties violate 2. According to this federal law or under other provisions - in particular the veterinary Act - are obliged to comply.

(2) a disciplinary is particularly referred to in paragraph 1, when Board members 1 practice, the veterinary profession, even though about it legally the misconduct of the temporary prohibition of the exercise of the profession has been imposed or one or more criminal offences have deliberately committed 2 and therefore by a domestic or foreign court to a term of imprisonment of more than six months or to a fine of at least 360 daily rates have been sentenced.


(3) veterinarians and animal doctors, nationals of other Member States of the EU, are an other party of the agreement on the European economic area or Switzerland and in Germany temporarily veterinary services, as well as veterinarians and animal doctors who practice the veterinary profession domestically in accordance with articles 4 and 4a veterinary Act, subject to with regard to the disciplinary committed domestically - the follow-up after this federal law.

(4) the disciplinary provisions of this Federal Act are not applicable on Chamber members who exercise their profession within the framework of a service relationship with a local authority or some other body of public law, with regard to their official activities and the professional obligations.

(5) the disciplinary prosecution is not excluded, that the facts underlying the disciplinary utilisation of forms a legal offence or an administrative offence.

(6) the disciplinary persecution is excluded, as far as the Chamber member already disciplinary has been punished by another competent carrier of disciplinary authority with respect to the same Act. Through completion of prior to this made procedure is pending to interrupt the proceedings before the disciplinary Commission.

(7) not another as far as in this federal law determined is, negligence is sufficient for criminal liability (article 6 of the Penal Code (StGB), Federal Law Gazette No. 60/1974).

(8) a disciplinary is not to keep track of when the debt is low and the behavior has drawn no or only insignificant consequences to the disciplinary Commission.

Limitation periods

Section 62 (1) prescription is the trace of a Chamber member excluded if 1 used within one year of knowledge of the disciplinary prosecutor from the facts underlying a disciplinary or any Wiederaufnahmsgründen no act of prosecution or has been 2. within five years after the end of a disciplinary behaviour no introduction decision taken or legally completed disciplinary proceedings not resumed to his detriment.

(2) the running of the periods referred to in paragraph 1 is inhibited, if 1 due to the facts underlying the disciplinary procedure the Ccrp or an administrative penal proceedings or process prior to another carrier of disciplinary authority or the constitutional or administrative court is pending, for the duration of this procedure, 2. the authorization of the Chamber member for the veterinary profession goes out during operation of the limitation period , up to its possible restore in the vet list.

(3) constitutes a disciplinary at the same time a judicially punishable act and is the criminal limitation period longer than the stated period, notifies Z 2 in paragraph 1 in its place the criminal statute of limitations.

(4) a member of the Chamber commits within the limitation period again a similar disciplinary, as limitation does not occur pursuant to paragraph 1, before the Statute of limitations has expired for this disciplinary.

Provisional measure

63. (1) can the Disciplinary Committee or the disciplinary accused persons prohibiting veterinary profession to final completion of the disciplinary procedure, if necessary in regard to the type and severity of the to load specific disciplinary due to threatening her or him severe disadvantages, in particular for the treated animals, whose holders or holders or viewing of the veterinarian stand of.

(2) before the decision on an interim measure, opportunity to comment to the allegations made against her or him, as well as to the conditions for the formation of an interim measure to give is the or the disciplinary accused. Subject may be waived at the imminent danger, however, is to give opportunity to comment the or the disciplinary accused immediately after the decision in this case.

(3) the provisional measures should be repealed if arises that the criteria for the arrangement does not exist or the circumstances have substantially changed. With the final completion of the disciplinary procedure, the interim measure shall anyway, override.

(4) the decision on the provisional measure is the or the disciplinary accused, to deliver the disciplinary attorney or the disciplinary counsel as well as the Veterinary Association.

(5) against a decision on interim measures or the disciplinary accused within two weeks after delivery can raise complaint with the disciplinary Commission. The complaint has no suspensive effect.

(6) the disciplinary Commission has to decide the implementation of surveys within two weeks after receipt of the complaint, or - if the surveys are underway - within this period failing which the contested decision override occurs the introduction decision (article 75 para. 3) to believe. The force is immediately in writing of the disciplinary accused or the disciplinary accused.

Disciplinary sanctions

64. (1) disciplinary sanctions are 1 the written reference, 2. the fine until Dreißigfachen the Chamber of contribution for self-employed members, 3. the temporary prohibition of the exercise of the profession, 4. the deletion of the vet list.

(2) the disciplinary sanctions in accordance with paragraph 1 Z 2-4 can be imposed up to three years due under setting a probation period of one year if to assume is that their threat will suffice to discourage the accused or the defendant from further disciplinary and not the penalty needed to commit disciplinary by other members of the veterinary profession to counter and the or of the defendants so far no or any other misconduct as a written reference has been or a misconduct is already extinguished.

(3) several disciplinary burden are an or a defendant, shall, except in the case of paragraph 6, to impose only a penalty. For calculation of the penalty of the suspect into account is particularly on the size of the fault and the resulting disadvantages, for calculation of the fine also on the income and financial circumstances to take.

(4) is a member of the Board is recognized guilty after granting a conditional sentence leniency (para. 2) due to a renewed, committed during the probation period disciplinary, the conditional sentence leniency is to revoke, or to extend the probation period if this is sufficient to hold the accused or the defendant from further disciplinary, up to a maximum five years. The decision on this can be done either after hearing of the accused in the realization of the new disciplinary or in a separate decision.

(5) will not revoke a conditional sentence leniency, the penalty at the end of the probation period is deemed to have been definitively seen after. Times in which the veterinary profession is been not exercised are not included in the probation.

(6) if it is located in the interest of preserving the reputation of Austrian animal medical profession and comply with professional obligations, the Veterinary Association can be detected in the disciplinary knowledge on publication of the entire Disziplinarerkenntnisses in the official publication organ.

(7) a temporary prohibition on the exercise of the profession may be imposed for the duration of three years.

(8) the temporary prohibition of the exercise of the profession refers to the veterinary practice in the country with the exception of the veterinary profession in connection with the duties of members of the veterinary profession who practise their profession in the context of a service relationship with a local authority or some other body of public law with its own disciplinary law.

(9) the disciplinary sanction of removal from the veterinarian list is only to impose if a disciplinary in accordance with § 61 para 2 to load the or the accused.

Disciplinary register and eradication

65. (1) is any misconduct in legal force adults to enter in a flag to leading in the Veterinary Association.

(2) amount to the expungement: 1 a written reference of one year from the force of the law of the Disziplinarerkenntnisses, 2 with a fine five years from full payment or determining the recovery, 3. for temporary prohibition of the exercise of the profession of ten years from the legal force of the Disziplinarerkenntnisses, 4 for removal from the veterinarian list of fifteen years from the legal force of the Disziplinarerkenntnisses.

(3) the repayment of the penalties of the disciplinary register occurs after expiration of the period specified in paragraph 2 by operation of law.

(4) principal amount due had disciplinary sanctions must be mentioned in disciplinary proceedings taken into account nor in findings or decisions.


(5) someone will be more than a disciplinary sanction or before the redemption deadline again to a misconduct finally convicted, all disciplinary sanctions are repaid only by working together. The repayment period in this case is determined by the individual period, which would end the latest, but as many years as final and still unredeemed convictions is extended. The conviction has become final last is to count.

2. section

Organizational regulations

Disciplinary Commission

Section 66 (1) for the implementation of the disciplinary procedure is set up the disciplinary Commission in the Veterinary Association, referred to in the following as the disciplinary Commission.

(2) the members of the disciplinary Commission are involved in performance of their duties to any instructions. The disciplinary Commission's decisions are subject to not repeal or amendment in the administrative way. An appeal is not permitted. The invocation of the Administrative Court by the accused or the accused and the disciplinary attorney or the disciplinary counsel is allowed.

(3) the disciplinary Commission consists of an or a Chairman, their or its substitute or Deputy, as well as the required number of additional members.

(4) or the Chairman and their or his Deputy or its substitute must be judges or judges. Furthermore is the sufficient number of members 1 from the State of legally qualified staff of the Federal Ministry of health, and 2 from the circle of ordinary members of the Chamber, respectively the departments § 9 par. 5 to take into account according to, to order.

(5) or the Chairman as well as its or its substitute or Deputy and the Federal Ministry for health-related members of the disciplinary Commission are the Veterinary Association by the Federal Minister and the Federal Minister of health, that or the Chairman as well as which or whose substitute or Deputy in the agreement ordered with the Minister or the Minister of Justice, the other members of the Board of Directors of the Veterinary Association on proposal of the Department committees on the proposal of the Executive Board.

(6) members of organs of the Veterinary Medical Association may not belong to the disciplinary Commission.

(7) the members of the Disciplinary Committee are entitled to reimbursement of travel costs and out-of-pocket expenses. You are also entitled to compensation corresponding to the time and effort, which is to be set by the delegates of the Veterinary Association.

(8) the personnel and general expenses of the Disciplinary Committee is to be borne by the Veterinary Association.

Functional life of the disciplinary Commission

The members of the disciplinary Commission are 67 (1) appointed for a term of four years. If necessary, other members can be ordered at application of section 66 paragraph 3 until the expiry of the term of Office.

(2) the membership of the disciplinary Commission rests 1 during a domestic court pending criminal proceedings against offence officio to track the Member regarding one, committed with intent and 2nd Chamber members by the time of the initiation of a disciplinary procedure under this federal law up to its setting or legally final.

(3) the membership of the disciplinary Commission ends 1 with the end of the duration of the order or 2 when the staff of the Federal Ministry of health by conversion into retirement and departure from the resort or 3. at the request of the Commissioner or of the incumbent by dismissal, namely a) judicial members by the Federal Minister and the Federal Minister of health in consultation with the Minister or the Minister of Justice , b) in the case of the other members, by the Minister or the Federal Minister of Health appointed were, by this or this, c) when the other members by the Board of Directors of the Veterinary Association, or 4 with the final judicial conviction for an officio to be pursued, committed with specific intent offence by a domestic court or 5th Chamber members by accepting election to a body of the Veterinary Association or legal imposition of a disciplinary sanction under this Federal Act.

Disciplinary Senate

68. (1) the disciplinary Commission decides in Senates.

(2) the Senate a judge or a judge as President or Chairman, 2 each consist of 1 a member from the District of the staff of the Federal Ministry of health, as well as 3 a member from among the ordinary members of the Chamber where this member of the Department of the disciplinary accused must belong to.

(3) the Senate shall decide by a majority vote. The disciplinary sanction of removal from the veterinarian list may be imposed only unanimously. An abstention is not permitted. Or the Senate President has his voice to make last.

(4) each Member of the disciplinary Commission can belong to several Senates.

(5) the or of the Chairman of the disciplinary Commission has to make two Senate immediately after her or his order for the term of Office of the disciplinary Commission and distribute the transactions among these. The order is at the same time to determine which join the other members of the Commission in preventing a Senate member as substitute members in the Senate. The composition of the Senate may be altered only in case of absolute need.

(6) the Chairman is obliged to send the Senate composition and allocation of the Veterinary Association to the by-laws. The Veterinary Association is obliged to announce the allocation of business immediately on the Internet at its website permanently and in a generally accessible.

Disciplinary Attorney/disciplinary Attorney

The Board of Directors of the Veterinary Association has section 69 (1) to order a disciplinary Attorney disciplinary counsel as well as which or whose Deputy or deputies for a term of four years.

The display of disciplinary to the Disciplinary Committee and representation of ads in disciplinary proceedings as a party is (2) the disciplinary attorney or the disciplinary counsel.

(3) on the instructions of the supervisory authority is the disciplinary attorney or committed the disciplinary prosecutor to press disciplinary charges and to represent.

(4) the order of the disciplinary attorney or to the disciplinary counsel rests 1 during a domestic court pending criminal proceedings against offence officio to track you or him concerning one, committed with intent and 2nd Chamber members by the time of the initiation of a disciplinary procedure under this federal law up to its setting or legally final.

(5) the order of the disciplinary attorney or to the disciplinary counsel ends 1 with the end of the duration of the order or 2. at the request of the Commissioner or of the incumbent by removal by the Board of Directors of the Veterinary Association, or 3 by virtue to be pursued with the legally binding judicial conviction for one, committed with specific intent offence by a domestic court or 4th Chamber members by legal imposition of a disciplinary sanction under this Federal Act.

(6) the disciplinary attorney or the disciplinary prosecutor has the right to raise the complaint with the administrative court against the findings of the disciplinary Commission.

/ Study guide of Director of investigation

Leaders of the investigation or inquiry officers are section 70 (1) of the disciplinary Commission to add. These are to be appointed by the Board of Directors and to capture in a list.

(2) the implementation of surveys in the pre-litigation procedure is the leaders of the investigation or study guides.

Firm shops of the disciplinary Commission

The firm shops of the disciplinary Commission shall be § 71 (1) by the Veterinary Association. The costs of these services are, unless this federal law not else is determined by the Veterinary Association.

(2) the Veterinary Association has to publish the decision essential content of the final findings of the disciplinary Commission in the form of law set regularly in the official journal of the Association.

3. section

Disciplinary proceedings

Procedural rules

§ 72. (1) in this section do not otherwise determined is, are the extra law, BGBl. No. 200 on the disciplinary procedure, 1 the AVG with the exception of paragraphs 2 to 5, 12, 42 para 1 and 2, 44a to 44 g, 51, 51a-51 d, 57, 62 (3), 63 to 68, 73 and 75 to 80 and 2. / 1982 to apply.

(2) parties in disciplinary proceedings are or the disciplinary accused and the disciplinary attorney or the disciplinary prosecutor.

(3) the disciplinary Commission will intervene by virtue as soon as it becomes aware of the disciplinary of a Chamber member. It turns their decisions after consulting the disciplinary attorney or of the disciplinary counsel.

(4) the disciplinary Commission and the disciplinary attorney or the disciplinary prosecutor have to the load and the circumstances serving the or of the accused to defend with equal care to consider.


(5) or the accused has the right to operate in the disciplinary proceedings of a defender or a central defender. Also professional fellow or professional colleagues of the accused may intervene as a defender or defenders.

(6) the spread a Chamber member disciplinary justified the suspicion of an officio to be pursued judicially offence, or the Chairman of the disciplinary Commission has to file a complaint to the public prosecutor.

(7) a procedure is due a facts and circumstances of the disciplinary busy on after the StPO pending, the proceedings before the disciplinary Commission can be interrupted up to the end of its residents. No appeal is allowed against the rejection of the request for interruption of proceedings.

(8) the courts and administrative authorities are obliged to send files for the reference of the disciplinary Commission and the disciplinary attorney or the disciplinary prosecutor shall, upon request.

Decision on the prosecution

All incoming when the disciplinary Commission or the Veterinary Medical Association ads due to a disciplinary are 73 (1) first forwarded to the disciplinary attorney or the disciplinary counsel.

(2) the disciplinary advocate or disciplinary counsel of consider that 1 is an impairment of the reputation of the State, nor a breach of professional duty or 2. a prosecution because Statute of limitations, lack of guilt or other reasons is excluded, is she or he has to put back the display and thereof to notify the Minister and the Federal Minister of health as well as the President and the President of the Medical Association of the animal.

(3) is the disciplinary attorney or the Disciplinary Prosecutor of considers that the criteria for a disciplinary prosecution exist or is this put her or him by the Federal Minister and the Federal Minister of health, so she or he has template of files where or when the Chairman of the disciplinary Commission of the implementation of surveys or, if those are not required to apply for the initiation of the proceeding. The request is to assign the or the of the competent disciplinary Senate Senate Chairman.

(4) if the content of the ad or the known suspected reasons allow no adequate assessment, the disciplinary attorney or the disciplinary prosecutor can first of all obtain a supplementary statement of the Anzeigerin or of the scoreboard, as well as a manifestation of the displayed and create help files.

(5) so long as no pronouncement has been reimbursed by or the displayed, can the disciplinary attorney or the disciplinary law regardless of whether the conditions for a recovery are, on the proceedings to apply on conducting surveys or, if those are not required, even after completion of the display.

(6) or the Senate President joins the application of disciplinary attorney or of the disciplinary prosecutor to carry out surveys, so she or he has to instruct the Director of the investigation and the investigators to conduct the surveys by her or him deems necessary. On the content of the survey requests of the disciplinary attorney or of the disciplinary prosecutor who is the Senate Chairman hiebei not bound.

(7) holds or the Senate Chairman for that reason to the completion of the display, so she or he has convened the disciplinary Senate. The disciplinary Senate considers, that is not a disciplinary or tracing one of the reasons referred to in this Federal Act is excluded, he - is a reverse recording decision to cover after once again hearing the disciplinary attorney or of the disciplinary prosecutor -. The disciplinary Senate finds reason to pursue the or of the accused, he shall carrying out surveys or, if those are not required immediately to decide the initiation of disciplinary proceedings.

(8) of the back laying down decision the disciplinary attorney or the disciplinary prosecutor, 2. are to 1 the Veterinary Association, as well as 3 the Federal Minister or the Federal Minister of health to communicate.

Preliminary proceedings

74. (1) the competent disciplinary Senate approves the implementation of surveys, has to instruct the Director of the investigation and the inquiry officers carrying out the surveys required amount of her or him and thereof to agree 2 the suspect or the accused while announcing the name of the Director of investigation or the investigation leader and the main suspected reasons as well as the disciplinary attorney or the disciplinary counsel or the Senate Chairman 1.

(2) the selection of the Director of the investigation or the investigation officer has from the list in accordance with § 70 para  1 to be carried out.

(3) that the accused and the disciplinary attorney or the disciplinary prosecutor can refuse the study Director or the investigators of partiality, if they specify reasons assets, which are likely to put its full impartiality in doubt. Or the Chairman of the Senate decides on the existence of exclusion or for reasons of conflict of interest. No separate appeal is allowed against this decision.

(4) the Director of the investigation and the inquiry officers has making the necessary surveys and be given the opportunity to comment on the allegations against her or him of or the accused.

(5) the right of access to the file may refer to of the accused as well as which or whose Defender or defenders, the disciplinary attorney or the disciplinary counsel. Consultation protocols are excluded from file inspection. The Director of the investigation and the investigators can exclude individual file pieces of inspection by the suspect or the accused and which or whose defender and Defender to the version introduction decision, if special circumstances justify the fear that the purpose of the investigation would be compromised by an immediate acknowledgement of these pieces of the file.

Completion of preliminary proceedings

The leader of the inquiry or the inquiry officers 75. (1) after completion of the investigation has to send the files of disciplinary attorney or the disciplinary prosecutor to the position of other applications.

(2) the disciplinary attorney or the disciplinary prosecutor can request more surveys then the Director of the investigation and the investigators or the or the Chairman of the disciplinary Senate request the version of setting decision or the initiation of the proceeding. On such an application, the disciplinary Senate has by decision to recognize whether reason exists to a disciplinary hearing.

(3) the decision that reason exists for a disciplinary hearing (decision of introduction), has the accusation points intended to call. A separate appeal is not allowed against this decision. A copy of the decision is which or the accused, to deliver the disciplinary attorney or the disciplinary counsel as well as the Veterinary Association.

(4) decision, that is no reason to further carry out of a disciplinary procedure (order), is the or the accused, to deliver the disciplinary attorney or the disciplinary counsel as well as the Veterinary Association. Under the Federal Ministry of health is to communicate.

Oral proceedings

76. (1) an introduction (section 75 para. 3) decision, has to determine the place, day and hour of the hearing, to load the suspect or the accused and the witnesses or witnesses, as well as to communicate the disciplinary attorney or the disciplinary counsel or the Chairman of the Senate. Respectively of the accused to tell the names of the members of the disciplinary Senate with the summons to disciplinary proceedings. Respectively of the defendant at least 14 days to allow time to prepare her or his defense.

(2) or the Senate Chairman can cause also still its own initiative or at the request of additions of surveys by the Director of the investigation and the investigators the or of the accused, or the disciplinary attorney or of the disciplinary prosecutor.

(3) the inspection of the files is of the accused, which or whose Defender or defenders as well as the disciplinary attorney or the disciplinary counsel prior to the hearing to allow. Are exempt from the inspection of designs for the reporting in the disciplinary Senate anyway. A separate appeal is not permitted against the denial of access to the file.

(4) the oral proceedings are not public. At the request of the accused, but no more than three people of her or his confidence may be present. Witnesses are ruled out as persons of trust. The leader of the investigation or the investigation leader is excluded from participating in the hearing and decision.

(5) at the beginning of the hearing, or the Chairman of the Senate submits the initiation decision and justified him, as far as this is necessary for the understanding. The disciplinary attorney or the disciplinary prosecutor and that or the accused have the right to return. Then the required evidence will be recorded.


(6) with the consent of the accused and the disciplinary attorney or advocate disciplinary, the negotiation can be extended also to acts which are not covered by the introduction decision.

(7) further surveys and evidence outside the trial are necessary, so the disciplinary Senate has to take the necessary measures; He can entrust the study Director or the inquiry officers with individual surveys, but redirect back also the Act to the supplementary investigation to the Director of the investigation and the investigators. The provisions relating to the taking of evidence in the pre-trial proceedings (section 74) are to apply.

(8) after completion of the evidence procedure follow the final presentations of the disciplinary attorney or the disciplinary prosecutor, the defender and defender as well as the or of the accused. The final word goes to anyway, or the accused.

Negotiation in the absence

§ 77. In the absence of the accused can be carried out the negotiations and the disciplinary knowledge like, if she or he already had opportunity to comment on the allegations against her or him 1, 2. the load is correctly to her or him, and 3. she or he still is absent without sufficient excuse of the negotiation.

Decision-making

§ 78. The deliberations and votes of the disciplinary Senate take place in secret session. With advice and coordination, only the members of the disciplinary Senate may be present.

Knowledge

Section 79 (1) with the insight is, or the accused to acquit or of her or him to load specified disciplinary guilty to recognize.

(2) or the accused of a disciplinary is recognized guilty, is is modified in the knowledge to speak specifically 1 what law she or he obligations or which prejudice the reputation of the State she or he has committed by her or his behaviour and 2. what disciplinary sanction imposed.

(3) the realization is to announce immediately together with its essential reasons. Ever a copy together with the reasons for the decision, as well as according a copy of the transaction log are or the accused, the disciplinary attorney or the disciplinary counsel first, to deliver the Veterinary Association and the Ministry of health.

Cost

Section 80 (1) in the case of a debt's is to impose even the pay the costs of the disciplinary procedure – including the cost of a possible release of the Disziplinarerkenntnisses (§ 64 para 6) - the or the accused persons in the decision.

(2) the costs are set taking into account procedural expenses and the particular circumstances of the case under consideration on the financial situation of or of the accused by the disciplinary Senate discretion with a lump sum. In the case that the procedure related to several criminal offences, the costs with regard to those actions which, or the accused not guilty is recognized, as far as it is pertinent in the ordinary, to exude from the replacement.

(3) will be acquitted or the accused or the costs of the proceedings are uncollectible, she has to wear the Veterinary Association.

(4 that or the accused has in all cases to bear) costs arising from the assistance of a defender or legal assistance.

(5) the costs of surveys in the preliminary proceedings are, so far as they related to acts, its that or the accused guilty was recognized in the lump sum referred to in paragraph 2 to take into account. As far as was such surveys related to acts, which recognized that or the accused not guilty, the Veterinary Association has to bear the costs.

(6) the imposed fines, as well as the charges of the disciplinary procedure from which the punished flow to the Veterinary Association and can be transferred from this after the administrative enforcement Act (VVG), BGBl. No. 53, 1991.

Notices to the public

81. (1) communication to the public of the progress and the results of a disciplinary procedure, the contents of the disciplinary files as well as the content of oral proceedings and of the disciplinary decisions are prohibited, except in the case of § 64 paragraph 6 of.

(2) the Chamber member to which the disciplinary proceedings has referred may report however as far as about the outcome of the disciplinary procedure, as it hurts so not his professional secrecy obligation.

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Penal provisions

Penal provisions

82. (1) if the obligation of secrecy in accordance with §§ 7 and 81 contravenes commits an administrative offence, unless the Act constitutes not a criminal offence falling within the jurisdiction of the courts and fined to punish up to 2.500,--euro.

(2) the attempt is punishable.

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Transitional provisions

Reconciliation of the institutions

Section 83 (1) to the Constitution of the Assembly of delegates is under this federal law making the initial election of the delegates until July 1, 2013. The election of the Executive Board, the Supervisory Committee and the members of the Board of Trustees under this Federal Act has to be carried out immediately after swearing in the newly elected Assembly of delegates.

(2) until the inauguration of referred to in paragraph 1, first sentence, elected delegates remain 1 the main assembly members chosen at the time of entry into force of this federal law, as well as their representatives and Deputy and 2 selected at the time of entry into force of this federal law members of the Board of Trustees in Office. the AGM is regarded as delegates, votes § 36 para 6 and 7 of the veterinary Act to apply.

(3) until to the inauguration according to para 1 elected bodies chosen at the time of entry into force of this federal law, the members of the Board as well as the President, or the President in Office remain the second sentence. Be selected between the entry into force of this federal law and swearing in the Delegate Assembly elected pursuant to paragraph 1, a new Board of Directors, a new President and a new President second sentence takes the respective term of Office until the inauguration of pursuant to par. 1 elected bodies, but no longer than until the expiration of 30 June 2013.

(4) in the first session of the Assembly of delegates after entry into force of this federal law, a control Committee is to elect, whose term of Office up to the inauguration according to para 1 second sentence elected bodies, but no longer than takes until the expiry of 30 June 2013. Until the election of this Committee hold federal law selected Auditors or auditors in Office this at the time of entry into force.

Transitional provisions for disciplinary matters

84. (1) remains the disciplinary Commission at the time of entry into force of this federal law until the end of 31 December 2013 in the Office. Its members form the single disciplinary Senate, enter the replacement members in prevention. § 68 para 2 to 6 is only applied 1 January 2014.

(2) or at the time of entry into force of this federal law ordered disciplinary attorney or disciplinary law remains until the end of the current mandate in Office.

(3) on disciplinary matters involving prior to entry into force of this federal law, the decision on the referral to the hearing is done, the criminal and procedural provisions of the veterinary Act, Federal Law Gazette are no. 16/1975, to apply.

Provisions of the Veterinary Association

§ 85. At the time of entry into force of this federal law, regulations of Veterinary Association, which now according to § 12 para 3 are to adopt, until the issuing of corresponding rules pursuant to § 12 par. 3, at the latest however up to the end of 31 December 2013, in force. Their enforcement has to be carried out by the bodies provided for in this federal law.

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Final provisions

Entry into force and expiry

86. (1) this federal law - excluding § 31 - at the end of the day of the by-laws enter into force.

(2) § 31 of the Federal law of the delegates chosen in accordance with article 83, paragraph 1, with swearing in but no later than 1 July 2013 into force. An entry into force is 1 July 2013 to be published by the Federal Minister and the Federal Minister of health in the Federal Law Gazette Part II.

Enforcement

section 87. With the completion of this Federal Act the Federal Minister or the Federal Minister of health, in terms of §§ 66 par. 5 and 67 is Z 3 para 3. a in consultation with the Federal Minister or the Minister of Justice, responsible.

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Amendment to the veterinary Act

The veterinary Act, Federal Law Gazette No. 16/1975, as last amended by Federal Law Gazette I no. 135/2006 and amendment of the Act on Federal Ministry, Federal Law Gazette I no. 3/2009 is amended as follows:

1 section 3 para 2 No. 1 is: "1 the permission of equity;"

2. § 3 para 3 No. 3 is: "(3. Personen, die a) of a residence permit under the provisions of the settlement and residence Act (Nos)(, BGBl. I Nr. 100/2005, der mit dem Recht zuder Ausübung einer selbständigen oder unselbständigen Erwerbstätigkeit verbunden ist, oder b)"

as members of legitimate free movement of nationals of a Member State of the EU, an other EEA Contracting Party, of the Swiss Confederation or by the Republic of Austria to stay in the Federal territory are entitled and NAG about a verification in accordance with §§ 54 or 54a have."

3. paragraph 4:

"§ 4. foreigners who are authorised in their home State or home State to the exercise of the veterinary profession, may the veterinary profession in Germany as contract Wizard at a domestic University in accordance with the law applicable to the employment of foreign workers exert."

4. Article 4a is section 4:

"(4) veterinarians and animal doctors referred to in paragraph 1 have looked at the Austrian Veterinary Association (hereinafter: Chamber) before the provision of veterinary services." A certificate referred to in paragraph 2 is to enclose the message. This message is once a year to renew, if persists the intention to act referred to in paragraph 1. Provide veterinarians or veterinarians who have not yet provided such registration, veterinary services in Germany in danger in delay, so they have to do this application immediately."

5. paragraph 5:

"Section 5 (1) has the Chamber to lead a list of for veterinarians authorised to exercise the profession in Austria and veterinarians (animal doctor list).

(2) the veterinarian list has to contain the following details: 1. name and surname;

2. academic degrees;

3. date and place of birth;

4. nationality;

5. proof of completed veterinary higher education or professional qualification (section 3 para 2);

6 main residence;

7. delivery address;

8 based or place of employment for veterinarians who practice the profession in accordance with Article 4a, paragraph 1, the reference to the cross-border activity;

9. ordination telephone number;

10 start and end dates of veterinary activities;

11 official titles, awarded titles and foreign titles along with proof of eligibility for their guidance;

12 completion of a technical education or training and passing the Physikatsprüfung;

13 specialist veterinarian title;

14 setting, interruption, suspension, prohibition and resumption of the exercise of the profession;

15 opening and closure of veterinary house pharmacies;

16 participation in VET company according to § 15a;

17 TGD-Mitgliedschaft(en);

18 official assignments.

(3) under paragraph 2 Z 1 and 2 and Z 8 to 15 data are public. Everyone is entitled to inspect in the public part of the vet's list, as well as against reimbursement of costs to obtain copies.

(4) members of the veterinary profession can about 2 other that beyond the communication facilities at the vet list have concerned particular knowledge and skills, and 3 using the telephone number of the ordination profession, also 1 special veterinary activities. These data may be disclosed information from the vet list, published in veterinary surgeon directories.

(5) the Board must publish all entries in the public part of the vet's list as well as any changes in their official journal.

(6) the Minister or the Minister for health has by regulation to make more detailed provisions on the establishment and maintenance of vet list."

6 paragraph 6 subsection 2:

"(2) meets the candidate or candidates that requirements pursuant to § 3, so has the Chamber in the veterinarian list to enter it or him and to exhibit a form with a photograph (veterinary certificate) at the same time her or him - except for those who practice the profession in Austria in accordance with Article 4a, paragraph 1 -."

7. in article 6, paragraph 4, the phrase "within fourteen days' is replaced by the phrase"within three weeks".

8 paragraph 2 deleted § 7.

8A. the following article 13a is inserted after article 13:

'article 13a. (1) the Board has a list of Pharmacy leading veterinarians and veterinarians (list of remedies).

(2) the list of remedies must include first and last name and based of the veterinarian or veterinary and the date of the opening of the veterinary medicine cabinet.

(3) every veterinary medicine cabinet is a distinctive number, from the State of the professional seat can be derived, to associate."

9 § 14a para 1 is as follows:

'Article 14a. (1) veterinarians and animal doctors who focus on a specialty recognized by the delegates of the Austrian Veterinary Association or on several of these areas, may after successfully testing before a Senate of each for the respective areas of expertise at the Chamber in accordance with § 14 c para 1 a Commission the title "Specialist veterinarian" or "professional animal doctor" under simultaneous quotation of the respective areas of expertise lead. With the purchase of this title, a limitation of the professional power of of exercise of is not connected. Any veterinarian or any veterinarian may exercise also all veterinary activities, if she or he must not lead a specialist vet title."

10 paragraph 14 b of paragraph 2:

"(2) which has delegates duration and content of subject-specific training in accordance with paragraph 1 Z 3 to 5, as well as the detailed provisions of the examination referred to in paragraph 1 No. 6 by regulation to set (Fachtierarztausbildungs - and specialist veterinarian examinations) on the needs and training opportunities in the respective area of expertise carefully to take being." In the Fachtierarztausbildungs - and specialist veterinarian examinations others are Z referred to 3 to 6 if necessary, as laid down in paragraph 1 professionally considering set upcoming training courses and examinations, which replace the mentioned training and exams. A veterinarian examination Commission for the area concerned is already furnished, it must be before issuing the regulation to hear."

11. in paragraphs 14 c, 14e-14 g and 14i up to 14 l is replaced the designation "Annual general meeting" each the term "Delegates".

12 paragraph 14h para 3 first sentence:

"Expert veterinarians and specialist veterinarian have to an extent established by the Congress of delegates in the Fachtierarztausbildungs - and specialist veterinarian examinations to further training and to demonstrate this training of the examination Commission veterinarian."

13 § 14 k paragraph 1 reads:

"§ 14 k. (1) a minimum 20-hour training in the sense of § 14j is proven, there is the right to compete for an exam on this training before a Commission at the Chamber to prove those territories are the knowledge in the article 14j par. 2. Further details are set by regulation of the Assembly of delegates. provisions on the content and scope of the audit"

14 paragraph 5 deleted § 18.

15. According to § 75a, the following paragraph is inserted 75B:

"section 75 b. (1) paragraphs 3 paragraph 2 Z 1, 3 para 3 Z 3, 4, 4a para. 4, 5, 6 para 2 and 4, 7, 14a para. 1, 14 b para 2, 14 c, 14e 14 g, 14i up to 14 l, 14 k (1) and 18 appear in the version of Federal Law Gazette I no. 86/2012 at the end of the day of the by-laws in force." section 13a in the version of Federal Law Gazette I 86/2012 is no. 1 January 2014 into force.

(2) up to an issuing of a regulation in accordance with § 14b para 2 are subject-specific training in accordance with § 14b paragraph 1 Z 3 to 5 according to the up to the entry into force of the Federal Act Federal Law Gazette I no. 86 / 2012 rules perform. Such field-specific training are to recognize Z 3 of the trade examination Senate as proof in accordance with section 14 d, paragraph 1.

(3) up to the issuing of a regulation in accordance with § 14 k I tests shall be para 1 as amended by Federal Law Gazette No. 86/2012 according to the pending entry into force of the Federal Act Federal Law Gazette I no. 86 / 2012 rules, where as inaugural provided the proof of at least 20-stündigen training in the areas referred to in article 14j par. 2 is sufficient.

(4) with the entry into force of this federal law, the §§ 29-67 - subject to the provisions of paragraph 5 - override occur.

(5) § 36 para 6 and 7 will remain until the inauguration of the Congress of delegates according to the provisions of the Veterinary Medical Association Law (TÄKamG), article 1 of the Federal Act Federal Law Gazette I no. 86/2012, at the latest until July 1, 2013, in force.

"(6) with entry into force of this federal law enters the Veterinary Association election rules 2003, BGBl. II No. 116, as amended by Federal Law Gazette II No. 59/2011, except force."

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