Veterinary Surgeons Act, 1931

Descriptions of registered persons.

44.—(1) Every person who is registered in the register shall be entitled to take and use the description of veterinary surgeon and such description shall, for the purposes of this Act, be deemed to imply that the person using the same is so registered.

(2) A person who is registered in the register shall not—

(a) use any name other than the name in which he is registered in the register; or

(b) take or use, or affix to or use in connection with his premises, any title or description relating to himself, his premises or the work done or proposed to be done by him which is calculated to suggest that he possesses any professional status or qualification other than a professional qualification or status which he in fact possesses and which is indicated by the particulars relating to him entered in the register.

(3) Every person who does any act which is a contravention of this section shall be guilty of an offence under this section and shall be liable on summary conviction thereof to a fine not exceeding fifty pounds.