Registration of Specialists or Consultants

  1. The Board shall register specialist colleges in accordance with developed guidelines.
  2. A Veterinary Surgeon may apply to the Board in Form 22 for registration as a veterinary specialist in a college.
  3. An applicant shall
    (a) produce documentary evidence of the relevant expertise; and
    (b) pay the requisite fees.
  4. The Board shall, following a recommendation from the specialist college, on approval of an application, issue the applicant with a certificate of registration.
  5. A person registered by the Board as specialist or consultant shall use the titles with a client or colleague.
  6. A person shall not hold himself or any other person as having expertise they cannot substantiate, or refer to himself or any other person as a ‘specialist’, where in doing so would be misleading or amount to misrepresentation.