The Veterinary Surgeons and Veterinary Practitioners (Registration) (Amendment) Regulations Order of Council 2020

Publication Date:January 01, 2020

2020No. 42

VETERINARY SURGEONS

The Veterinary Surgeons and Veterinary Practitioners (Registration) (Amendment) Regulations Order of Council 2020

Made20thJanuary2020

Coming into force1stApril2020

At the Council Chamber, Whitehall, the 20th day of January 2020

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

The Council of the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons, in exercise of powers conferred by section 11 of the Veterinary Surgeons Act 1966( 1) (“the Act”), has made the Veterinary Surgeons and Veterinary Practitioners (Registration) (Amendment) Regulations 2019 (“the Regulations”) which are set out in the Schedule to this Order.

By virtue of section 25(1) of the Act, the Regulations do not have effect unless approved by order of the Privy Council.

Their Lordships make the following Order in exercise of the powers conferred by section 25(1) and (2) of the Act.

Citation and commencement

1. This Order may be cited as the Veterinary Surgeons and Veterinary Practitioners (Registration) (Amendment) Regulations Order of Council 2020 and comes into force on 1st April 2020.

Approval

2. The Regulations set out in Schedule 1 are approved.

Revocation

3. The instruments listed in Schedule 2 are revoked.

Richard Tilbrook

Clerk of the Privy Council

SCHEDULE 1

Article 2

The Veterinary Surgeons and Veterinary Practitioners (Registration) (Amendment) Regulations 2019 The Council of the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons, in exercise of its powers under section 11 of the Veterinary Surgeons Act 1966, makes the following Regulations.

For Part 4 (Fees payable) of the Veterinary Surgeons and Veterinary Practitioners (Registration) Regulations 2014( 2), substitute—

“PART 4

Fees payable

Table 1

Registration fees payable under regulation 9

Type of registrant

Fee payable (£)

New graduates registered by 31 December following graduation

182

Other persons registered between 1 April and 30 September

364

Other persons registered between 1 October and 31 March

182

Table 2 Fees for temporary registrants payable under regulations 10, 11 and 14

Type of fee

Fee payable (£)

Normal registration fee

364

Registration fee for practice restricted to period of six months or less

182

Retention fee

364

Table 3 Retention fees payable under regulation 15

Circumstances

Column A – Fee payable if payment received on or before 30 April (£)

Column B – Fee payable if payment received after 30 April (£)

Standard registrant

364

399

Overseas practising registrant

182

217

Non-practising registrant

60

95

Table 4 Additional fees payable under regulations 16 and 17

Fee paid (£)

New circumstance

Extra sum payable if change takes place before 1 October (£)

Extra sum payable if change takes place on or after 1 October (£)

60 or 95

Practising, but not in the British Islands

122

60

60 or 95

Practising in the British Islands

304

152

182 or 217

Practising in the British Islands

182

91

Table 5 Credits payable under regulation 18

Fee paid (£)

New circumstance

Sum to be credited (£)

364 or 399

Non-practising registrant

152

364 or 399

Overseas practising registrant

91

182 or 217

Non-practising registrant

60

Table 6 Restoration fees payable under regulation 19

Type of restoration

Fee payable (£)

Restoration under section 11(3) of the Act following removal for non-receipt of retention fee

364

Restoration in other circumstances

91”

Pursuant to a resolution of the Council of the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons held on 13th June 2019, the Common Seal of the said Royal College was affixed on 10th July 2019 in the presence of—

N.T. Connell

Member of Council

A.K. Boag

Member of Council

E.C. Ferguson

Officer of the College

SCHEDULE 2

Article 3

Revocations

1. The Veterinary Surgeons and Veterinary Practitioners (Registration) (Amendment) Regulations Order of Council 2017( 3).

2. The Veterinary Surgeons and Veterinary Practitioners (Registration) (Amendment) Regulations Order of Council 2018( 4).

3. The Veterinary Surgeons and Veterinary Practitioners (Registration) (Amendment) (No. 2) Regulations Order of Council 2018( 5).

EXPLANATORY NOTE

(This note is not part of the Order)

This Order approves the Veterinary Surgeons and Veterinary Practitioners (Registration) (Amendment) Regulations 2019 (“the Regulations”) made by the Council of the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons (“RCVS”) under section 11 of the Veterinary Surgeons Act 1966 (c. 36)on 10th July 2019. Those Regulations substitute Part 4 of the Veterinary Surgeons and Veterinary Practitioners (Registration) Regulations 2014 (“the 2014 Regulations”) (as set out in the Schedule to the Veterinary Surgeons and Veterinary Practitioners (Registration) Regulations Order of Council 2014 ( S.I. 2014/3493)).

The new Part 4 of the 2014 Regulations, which takes effect from 1st April 2020, provides for an increase of approximately 7% in the fees for registration and retention of names...

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