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ELECTION DAY: TUESDAY, 5 APRIL 2016

[The Registrar must receive all votes by no later than 16:00]

COUNTING OF VOTES: WEDNESDAY, 6 APRIL 2016

PROFESSION

TIME

CONFIRMED ATTENDEES

COMMISSIONER
(Declaration of secrecy)

9:30 - 10:00

 

VETERINARIANS

10:00

 

ANIMAL HEALTH TECHNICIANS

14:00

Mr W Kutu

VETERINARY TECHNOLOGISTS

15:00

 

Nominees were invited to attend - Mr Kutu will attend the counting of the AHT's votes.

The new Council for the term 1 August 2016 – 31 July 2019 must be in place by Wednesday, 27 July 2016, the day on which the new Council will be inducted.

The one component of appointment of Councillors i.e. the election process is coming to an end on the day of the counting of the votes namely on Wednesday, 6 April 2016. Thank you to all the members who took part in the elections.

The selection process will follow as per the advert which will appear in the New Age Newspaper today, 4 April 2016 for nomination of members for the selection component and appointment to the SAVC through the selection process. Please participate in this process as well. Kindly note that this process is run by the Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries and you have to contact Ms M van Rooyen at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. / 012 319 6907.

 

 

 

Extracts from the Act for ease of reference
The council consists of—
(a) one officer of the Department of Agriculture who is a veterinarian or veterinary specialist, designated by the Minister;
(b) six veterinarians or veterinary specialists from the ten persons elected as
contemplated in subsection (1) (a) (i), of whom—
(i) the three persons with the most votes in that election qualify automatically to be members of the council;
(ii) three further persons shall be designated by the Minister;
(c) one representative of each para-veterinary profession elected as contemplated in subsection (i) (a) (ii);
(d) one person from the persons referred to in subsection (1) (c) (i), designated by the Minister;
(e) five persons designated by the Minister from the persons referred to in subsection
(i) (c) (ii) and (iii), of whom at least one shall be a non-veterinarian;
(f ) one person from each of the universities in the Republic that has a faculty of veterinary science, designated by the Minister from the nominations referred to in subsection (1) (d); and
(g) one representative designated by the South African Veterinary Association from its members.

Thank you,
Registrar, SAVC

 

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Links to African Council websites

Veterinary Statutory Bodies in Africa
http://www.rr-africa.oie.int/en/RC/en_vsbs.html

Veterinary Council of Namibia
http://www.van.org.na/section.php?secid=10

Veterinary Council of Zimbabwe (department of livestock and veterinary services)
http://www.dlvs.gov.zw/

Kenya Veterinary Board
http://kenyavetboard.org/

Veterinary Council of Tanzania
http://www.mifugouvuvi.go.tz/vertinary-council-of-tanzania/

Botswana Veterinary Association
http://www.bva.org.bw/bva_content.php?id=2

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