Veterinary Surgeons Act, 1931

Registration fees.

27.—(1) The fee (in this Act referred to as the registration fee) payable to the Council on registration by persons registered in the register after the establishment thereof shall be of such amount as the Executive Council shall from time to time appoint by order and, until the Executive Council so appoints the amount of such fee, the amount shall be two guineas.

(2) The registration fee shall be paid at the time when the application for registration in the register is made, and the payment thereof shall be a condition precedent to the entertainment of the application by the Council, but if such application is refused the registration fee paid thereon shall be repaid by the Council to the applicant.

(3) Where a person who pays a registration fee in accordance with this section satisfies the Council that he has paid to the Council of the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons a registration fee in the year current at the date of payment of the registration fee to the Council or has paid in respect of the said year to the Council of the said College an annual fee, the Council shall refund to such person the amount of the registration fee or annual fee (as the case may be) so paid by him to the Council of the said College.

(4) In this section the word “year” means a period of twelve months commencing on any 1st day of April and ending on the next following 31st day of March.