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2017 Veterinary Council Election Results
The Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine has been informed of the results of the election and will make appointments to the Veterinary Council under Section 16 (1) (h) and 16 (1) (i) of the Veterinary Practice Act 2005 and the Veterinary Practice (Amendment) Act 2012. Each appointee will serve a four year term commencing on 1 January 2018. Choose read more to view the election results.
Nominees Veterinary Practitioner - Veterinary Council Election 2017
Twelve Registered Veterinary Practitioners have put their names forward for election to fill the five veterinary practitioner vacancies on the Veterinary Council. Voting Papers were posted out on the 19 September 2017 and must be returned no later than 5pm on 11 October 2017.
Nominees Veterinary Nurse - Veterinary Council Election 2017
One Registered Veterinary Nurse has put her name forward for election to fill the one veterinary nurse vacancy on the Veterinary Council.
Veterinary Council Election
The term of office of 15 current members (six elected and appointed and nine appointed) is due to expire on 31 December 2017. A further four registered veterinary practitioners will remain in office until their period of office expires on 31 December 2019. There will be an election in Autumn 2017 to choose five registered veterinary practitioners and one veterinary nurse for subsequent appointment by the Minister for a term of office to commence on 1 January 2018.
Election Process Timetable
Choose read more to view the Election Process Timetable