Law Amending The Law Of 28 August 1991 On The Practice Of Veterinary Medicine (1)

Original Language Title: Loi modifiant la loi du 28 août 1991 sur l'exercice de la médecine vétérinaire (1)

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Posted the: 2014-04-16 Numac: 2014018117 PUBLIC SERVICE FEDERAL public health, food chain safety and environment March 19, 2014. -Law amending the law of 28 August 1991 on the practice of veterinary medicine (1) PHILIPPE, King of the Belgians, to all, present and to come, hi.
The Chambers have adopted and we endorse the following: Article 1. This Act regulates a matter referred to in article 78 of the Constitution.
S. 2A in article 1 of the law of 28 August 1991 on the practice of veterinary medicine, amended by the law of 27 December 2004, the following changes are made: 1 ° in 6 °, the words "or the veterinary Corporation" are inserted each time after the words "veterinarian";
2 ° article is supplemented by the 10 ° as follows: "10 °: Veterinary legal person: person referred to in article 2 of the Act of 19 December 1950 establishing the order of veterinary doctors.".
S. 3. at article 4 of the Act, as amended by the law of May 19, 2010, the following changes are made: 1 ° 1st paragraph is replaced by the following subparagraphs: ' no person shall practise veterinary medicine is not veterinary surgeons registered in the tables in the order governing his profession under the Act of 19 December 1950 establishing the order of veterinary doctors or veterinary Corporation listed in the tables in the order referred to in the Act. "
Veterinary corporations exert veterinary medicine by physical persons authorised veterinarians veterinary acts. These veterinarians are members of the veterinary Corporation or have a contract with that legal person. "."
2 ° paragraph 2 becoming paragraph 3 is replaced by the following: "veterinarians and veterinary legal persons cannot practise veterinary medicine without being covered by a professional liability insurance. For veterinary legal persons, managers, administrators and members of the Executive Committee are jointly and severally responsible for the payment of insurance premiums. The veterinary legal person can conclude this insurance on their behalf. Veterinary legal persons who exercise are civilly liable for the payment of fines and enforcement of remedies to which their bodies and attendants are sentenced. ";
3 ° to paragraph 3 becomes paragraph 4, the following changes are made: has) the words "or veterinary legal persons" are inserted between the words "veterinary doctors" and "that work";
(b) the words "and approved veterinary legal persons" are inserted between the words "veterinary medical officers" and "as well as the mode of remuneration";
(c) the words "or approved veterinary corporations" shall be inserted between the words "veterinary medical officers" and "cooperate.";
4 ° paragraph 4 becomes paragraph 5 is replaced by the following: "Notwithstanding, officers statutory and contractual of the SPF and the Agency as well as scientific institutions and dependent of the SPF or agency public interest organizations are not subject to the obligation to be registered in the roll of the order when they carry out veterinary as agents of these authorities acts.".
S. 4 A article 6, § 1, of the Act, as amended by the Act of 27 December 2004, the following changes are made: 1 ° the words "or a licensed veterinary Corporation" shall be inserted between the words "approved veterinarian" and "in accordance with article 4';
2 ° the words ", fourth paragraph," are repealed;
3 ° the words "or the veterinary Corporation" shall be inserted between the words "veterinarian" and "charge of the guidance".
S. 5. article 15 of the Act is replaced by the following: 'article 15. without prejudice to the application of the rates set by or pursuant to law or by statutes or agreements to which veterinarians have subscribed, they freely set the amount of their fees, subject of jurisdiction, in case of dispute, the order which they belong or courts. "."
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6. article 16 of the Act is replaced by the following: 'article 16. all the statutes of veterinary corporations, contracts between veterinary surgeons, between a veterinarian and veterinary Corporation or between veterinary legal persons, as well as the rules of procedure relating to these contracts are submitted for approval to the competent regional Council. The Supreme Council of the order of veterinary doctors lays down the conditions to be met by the contracts, articles of Association and the rules of procedure relating to these contracts, including conditions in case of dissolution, of death, of discipline and sanctions of an administrative nature.
Share registries and the identity of the agents and managers shall be communicated to the regional Council of the order. "."
S. 7. at article 17 of the same Act, as amended by the law of December 16, 2004, the following changes are made: 1 ° in the § 1, the words "or the veterinary Corporation" shall be inserted between the words "veterinarian" and "uses staff" as well as between the words "veterinarian" and the words "and, secondly, the third party and its staff.";
2 ° in § 2, the following changes are made: a) paragraph 1 is replaced by the following: "any agreement binding a veterinarian or a legal person to a third party in the course of or in connection with his profession veterinary veterinary is concluded in writing and is subject to the approval of the regional Council of the order within the limits of its competence.";
(b) in paragraph 2, the words "or the veterinary Corporation" shall be inserted between the words "veterinarian" and "linked to a third party";
3 ° to § 3, the following changes are made: a) paragraph 1 is replaced by the following: "Without prejudice to articles 15 and 16 and §§ 1 and 2, is prohibited any agreement between veterinarians or between a veterinarian and third parties, between a veterinary Corporation and third, between a veterinary Corporation and one or more veterinary doctors which may give rise to a conflict of interest.";
(b) in paragraph 2 the words "to the veterinary moral person," are inserted between words "It is forbidden to the veterinarian" and "in charge".
S. 8. in article 18 of the Act, the words "or veterinary Corporation" shall be inserted between the words "It is forbidden to any veterinarian" and the words "lend".
S. 9A article 19, paragraph 3, of the Act, the following amendments are made: 1 ° the words "or veterinary Corporation" shall be inserted between the words "any veterinarian" and the words ", domiciled in the sector";
2 ° the word "resident" is replaced by the words "which has its place of business".
S. 10. in article 20, 2 °, of the Act, the words "or the veterinary Corporation" shall be inserted between the words "veterinarian" and the words "which violates".
S. 11. in article 21, 8 °, of the same Act, inserted by the law of December 16, 2004, the words "the veterinary legal person," shall be inserted between the words "veterinarian" and "responsible".
S. 12A section 22 of the Act, as amended by the law of 22 February 1998, the following changes are made: 1 ° in 5 °, the words "or the veterinary Corporation" shall be inserted between the words "veterinarian" and the words "which binds to a third party";
2 ° to 6 °, the following changes are made: a) the words "or the veterinary Corporation" shall be inserted between the words "veterinarian" and "linked to a third party";
(b) the words '16 and article' shall be inserted between the word "article" and the words "17, § 2, paragraph 2.".
S. 13. in article 23 of the Act, the words "or the veterinary Corporation" shall be inserted between the words "veterinarian" and "that, despite a disciplinary penalty".
S. 14. in articles 1, 5, 7 and 12 of the Act the words "paragraph 4" and the words "fourth paragraph" are each repealed.
Promulgate this Act, order that it self under the seal of the State and published by le Moniteur.
Given in Brussels on March 19, 2014.
PHILIPPE by the King: the Minister of health, Mrs L. ONKELINX the Minister of Agriculture, Mrs S. LARUELLE sealed with the seal of the State: the Minister of Justice, Ms. A. TURTELBOOM _ Note (1) House of representatives: (www.lachambre.be) Documents: 53-186-3267.
Full report: February 13, 2014.
Senate: (www.senate.be) Documents: 5-2489.
Anal of the Senate: March 11, 2014.