Statutory Instrument 2004 No. 1680
The Veterinary Surgeons and Veterinary Practitioners (Disciplinary
Committee) (Procedure and Evidence) Rules Order of Council 2004
Restoration of Names after Removal
An application to the Committee under section 18 of the Act, for the
restoration of a name to the register or the early removal of a
suspension of registration, shall be made in writing to the Clerk and
shall set out the grounds for the application.
The applicant may submit with his application any documentary evidence
which he wishes to have drawn to the attention of the Committee in
support of his application, including references.
20.3 On receipt of an application to which this Rule applies, the application shall be listed for hearing within 3 months.
20.4 The Clerk shall provide a copy of the application and supporting documentary evidence to the Solicitor.
The Chairman and the Solicitor may invite the applicant to provide any
further evidence, including evidence concerning the applicant's
identity, character and conduct since his name was removed from the
20.6 At the hearing of an application to which this Rule applies -
(a) The applicant shall be entitled to address the Committee, and to
adduce evidence and make submissions, in support of the application;
The Solicitor shall be entitled to address the Committee, and to adduce
evidence and make submissions, in opposition to the application.
20.7 Subject to the foregoing provisions
of this Rule, and to Part VI of these Rules, the procedure of the
Committee in connection with the application shall be such as they may
My following letter of July 2007 in reply to RCVS has,
effectively, banned me for life. No other applicant has been subjected
to these conditions.