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Act on Veterinarians (No. 875 of 2013).

Country
Type of law
Legislation
Date of original text
Source

Abstract
The Act sets regulations on the right to practice the veterinary profession in veterinary laboratories and in the Veterinary Health Council. Professionals shall pass the degree examination at the University of Copenhagen and have the obligation to follow ethical and professional duty thereof, managing drug administration and testing of animals for the wellbeing of animals. The Minister for Food, Agriculture and Fisheries may lay down rules that veterinarians must report the results of diagnostic laboratory findings in the investigation of diseases in animals.
The Act consists of 11 Chapters: Scope (1); Veterinarian activites (2); Veterinary duties (3); Medicine for animals (4); Registry (5); Withdrawal of veterinarians' rights (6); The Veterinary Council (7); Veterinary laboratories (8); Monitoring, appeals and payment (9); Penalty (10); Entry into force and transitional provisions (11).
Date of consolidation/reprint
Entry into force notes
Entry into force shall be decided by the Ministry of Food, Agriculture and Fishery.
Notes
The Act does not apply to Greenland nor to the Faroe Islands.
Repealed
No
Source language

English

Legislation Amendment
No
Original title
Bekendtgørelse af lov om dyrlæger.