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Rules on Community Service for Vets Laid Down

Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries

The department of agriculture, forestry and fisheries has published the regulations pertaining to Compulsory Community Service in accordance with the Veterinary and Para-Veterinary Professions Act in Government Gazette 38574.

According to notice 235, compulsory community service shall be performed by every person registering for the first time as a veterinarian in terms of the act and shall include a person who obtained his or her qualifications outside South Africa, unless exempted in terms of these regulations.

Veldfire Bill Published for Comment

Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries

The Draft National Veldfire Amendment Bill has been published in Government Gazette 38574 for comment.

The agriculture, forestry and fisheries department invites comment on the draft bill until 20 April 2015.

New Fees for Veterinary Import Permits

Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries

New tariffs for a veterinary import permit have been published in notice 190 in Government Gazette 38546.

The agriculture, forestry and fisheries department published the revised tariffs in terms of the Animal Diseases Act.

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