CHAPTER 319
VETERINARY SURGEONS ACT

 

[SUBSIDIARY LEGISLATION]

INDEX TO SUBSIDIARY LEGISLATION

   RULES

      The Veterinary Surgeons (Registration) Rules

      The Veterinary Board (Inquiries) Rules

RULES

THE VETERINARY SURGEONS (REGISTRATION) RULES

 

(Section 22)

G.N. No. 433 of 1958

 

1.   Short title

   These Rules may be cited as the Veterinary Surgeons (Registration) Rules.

 

2.   Interpretation

   In these Rules, unless the context otherwise requires–

   "Act" means the Veterinary Surgeons Act;

   "Board", "licence", "the Registrar" and "the register" have the meanings ascribed to them respectively in the Act.

 

3.   Publication of name, address, and qualifications

   The Registrar shall cause to be published in the Gazette

 

   (a)   next following the date of his registration, or as soon as conveniently may be thereafter, the name, address, qualifications and registration number of each veterinary surgeon who has been duly registered;

 

   (b)   as soon as conveniently may be after the first day of January in each year, a list containing the names, qualifications, addresses and registration numbers of all veterinary surgeons remaining on the register at the end of the previous year;

 

   (c)   next following the granting of a licence to practise as a veterinary practitioner or as soon as conveniently may be thereafter, the name, address, qualifications and licence number of each person who has been so licensed;

 

   (d)   as soon as conveniently may be after the first day of January in each year, a list containing the names, qualifications, addresses and licence numbers of all licensed veterinary practitioners remaining licensed at the end of the previous year.

 

4.   Applications to the Board

   Any person who applies to the Board to be registered as a veterinary surgeon shall make application in the form set out in the First Schedule to these Rules and any such application shall be accompanied by the documents specified in such form of application and by the registration fee prescribed by rule 5 of these Rules.

 

5.   Fees

   The fee payable upon the registration of a veterinary surgeon shall be Shs. 60/-:

   Provided that no registration or licensing fee shall be payable by any of the persons entitled by section 17 of the Act to be registered free of charge.

 

6.   Surrender of certificate or licence

   The holder of any certificate of registration or licence issued under the provisions of the Act shall upon receiving notification of the removal of his name from the register of veterinary surgeons or of the cancellation of his licence, surrender to the Registrar the original certificate or licence issued to him.

 

7.   Forms

   (1) The certificate of registration as a veterinary surgeon shall be in the form set out in the Second Schedule to these Rules.

   (2) The register of veterinary surgeons shall be in the form set out in the Third Schedule to these Rules.

   (3) The licence issued under the provisions of section 21 of the Act to an employee of a charitable institution shall be in the form set out in the Fourth Schedule to these Rules.

FIRST SCHEDULE
FORM OF APPLICATION FOR REGISTRATION AS A VETERINARY SURGEON

 

(Rule 4 of the Veterinary Surgeons (Registration) Rules)

 

 

THE REGISTRAR,
   THE VETERINARY BOARD OF TANZANIA
      MINISTRY OF AGRICULTURE,
         P.O. BOX 9152,
            DAR ES SALAAM. 

   1. I hereby request that my name be considered by the Veterinary Board for registration. 

   2. I enclose the following documents– 

   (a)   my original Degree/Diploma entitling me to practise veterinary surgery; 

   (b)   a certificate from the Registrar of the ............................................. College of the ........................................ (country) to the effect that I am lawfully entitled to such Degree/Diploma; and stating the qualification obtained and the date of obtaining that qualification; 

   (c)   the original certificate, and in cases where this is not in English, a certified true copy of an English translation from the Registrar of the organisation responsible for the registration of Veterinary Surgeons under the laws of the country in which my Degree/Diploma was obtained, stating the qualification obtained and the date of obtaining that qualification; 

   (d)   my affidavit to the effect that the Degree/Diploma/Certificate is authentic and is valid and that I am lawfully entitled to practise veterinary surgery in the country in which my Degree/Diploma was obtained, and that I intend to hold myself out in Tanzania as practising as a Veterinary Surgeon; 

   (e)   I hold the following additional qualification(s) which was/were obtained at the institution(s) and on the date(s) given and I enclose documents in support of this statement–
.........................................................................................................................
......................................................................................................................... 

   3. I enclose the prescribed fee of Shs. 60/-. 

   4. My present address is–
   ...................................................................................................................................
   ...................................................................................................................................
   ................................................................................................................................... 

 

................................................
Signature of Applicant 

Date .............................................. 

 

Note:   (1)   Delete paragraph 2(a)/(b)/(c) as appropriate. 

      (2)   Strike out "Degree" or "Diploma" as appropriate. 

      (3)   For ease of reference, sections 8 and 17 of the Veterinary Surgeons Act are printed on the reverse of this form.

SECOND SCHEDULE
CERTIFICATE OF REGISTRATION AS A VETERINARY SURGEON

 

(Issued under section 9 of the Veterinary Surgeons Act and under rule (7) of the Veterinary Surgeons (Registration) Rules)

 

Registration No.: ................................................... 

   I hereby certify that .....................................................................................................
...................................................................................................................................... 

(Name and qualifications of person registered) having satisfied the Veterinary Board of Tanzania of his entitlement to be registered as a Veterinary Surgeon, was duly registered in the Veterinary Surgeons Register of Tanzania on the ......................... day of ......................... 20........ 

 

...................................................
Registrar of the Veterinary Board 

Note:   This certificate remains evidence of registration only as long as the person named is registered in the register of Registered Veterinary Surgeons published annually in the Gazette of the United Republic of Tanzania.

THIRD SCHEDULE
FORM OF VETERINARY SURGEONS REGISTER

 

(Subsection (2) of section 7 of the Veterinary Surgeons Act, and rule 7 of the Veterinary Surgeons (Registration) Rules)

 

No. 

Full Name 

This section of the article is only available for our subscribers. Please click here to subscribe to a subscription plan to view this part of the article.