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Schedule 1AE+W+S+NI

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16.  For Schedule 1A substitute—

Section 5A

SCHEDULE 1AE+W+S+NIREGISTRATION OF COMMUNITY RIGHTS ENTITLED PERSONS: EUROPEAN QUALIFICATION

Recognised European qualificationsE+W+S+NI

1.(1)  A person who holds a qualification referred to in Table A is an eligible European veterinary surgeon.

(2) If the relevant qualification of such a person fulfilled the training requirements of Article 38 of Directive 2005/36/EC, as read with Article 22(a) of Directive 2005/36/EC, no additional documentation (see section 5A(3)(b)) is required to be produced to the registrar under section 5A(1)(b).

(3) If the relevant qualification of such a person—

(a)does not fulfil the requirements of Article 38 of Directive 2005/36/EC, as read with Article 22(a) of Directive 2005/36/EC, and

(b)the qualification is in respect of training commenced before the reference date referred to in Table A,

the required additional documentation is a certificate from a competent authority of any relevant European State which states that the person has effectively and lawfully practised veterinary surgery for at least three consecutive years during the five years preceding the date of the certificate.

Other qualifications acquired prior to member State membership of the European UnionE+W+S+NI

2.(1)  A person who holds a qualification of a kind referred to in Table B is an eligible European veterinary surgeon.

(2) In relation to such a person, the required additional documentation is the documentation referred to in column 3 of the entry in Table B for the relevant qualification.

(3) This paragraph does not apply to a person who is an eligible European veterinary surgeon under paragraph 1.

Other qualifications granted in relevant European StatesE+W+S+NI

3.(1)  A person who holds a qualification in veterinary surgery granted in a relevant European State that is not the United Kingdom, other than a qualification in either Table A or Table B, is an eligible European veterinary surgeon.

(2) The required additional documentation is a certificate from the competent authority of that State which states that the relevant qualification meets the requirements of Article 38 of Directive 2005/36/EC, as read with Article 22(a) of Directive 2005/36/EC, and is treated by that State as equivalent to a qualification of a kind referred to in Table A.

4.  In this Schedule, “relevant qualification” means the qualification by virtue of which a person is an eligible European veterinary surgeon.

5.  Any reference in this Schedule to Table A or Table B is a reference to the appropriate one of the following tables—

TABLE AE+W+S+NI
Recognised European qualificationsE+W+S+NI
Relevant European StateTitle of qualificationAwarding bodyCertificate accompanying qualificationReference Date
Austria.
  • Diplom-Tierarzt (Diploma – Veterinary Surgeon).

  • Magister medicinae veterinariae (Master of Veterinary Medicine).

Universität (University).
  • Doktor der Veterinärmedizin (Doctor of Veterinary Medicine).

  • Doctor medicinae veterinariae (Doctor of Veterinary Medicine).

  • Fachtierarzt (Specialist Veterinary Surgeon).

1/1/1994
Belgium
  • Diploma van dierenarts (Diploma of Veterinary Surgeon).

  • Diplôme de docteur en médecine vétérinaire (Diploma of Doctor of Veterinary Medicine).

1.

De universiteiten/les universités (Universities).

2.

De bevoegde Examencommissie van de Vlaamse Gemeenschap/le Jury compétent d’enseignement de la Communauté française. (The Competent Examining Board of Flemish or French Community).

21/12/1980
Bulgaria.

Диплома за висше образование на образователно-квалификационна степен магистър по специалност Ветеринарна медицина с професионална квалификация Ветеринарен лекар

(Diploma of Higher Education for Educational Qualification level of Masters, specialising in Veterinary Medicine with Professional Qualification in Veterinary Surgery).

1.

Лесотехнически университет - Факултет по ветеринарна медицина (University of Forestry Management – Faculty of Veterinary Medicine).

2.

Тракийски университет - Факултет по ветеринарна медицина (Trakiski University – Faculty of Veterinary Medicine).

1/1/2007
Cyprus.

Πιστοποιητικό Εγγραφής Kτηνιάτρου

(Certificate of Registration of Veterinary surgeon).

Κτηνιατρικό Συμβούλιο

(Veterinary Council).

1/5/2004
Czech Republic.
  • Diplom o ukončení studia ve studijním programu veterinární lékařství (doktor veterinární medicíny, MVDr.) (Diploma of doctor of veterinary medicine, abbreviation MVDr.).

  • Diplom o ukončení studia ve studijním programu veterinární hygiena a ekologie (doktor veterinární medicíny, MVDr.) (Diploma of doctor of veterinary hygiene and ecology, abbreviation MVDr.).

Veterinární fakulta univerzity v České republice

(Veterinary faculty of a university in the Czech Republic).

1/5/2004
Denmark.Bevis for bestået kandidateksamen i veterinærvidenskab (Certificate of success in the masters examination in veterinary sciences).Kongelige Veterinaer- og Landbohøjskole (Royal Veterinary and Agricultural College).21/12/1980
Estonia.

Diplom: täitnud veterinaarmeditsiini õppekava

(Diploma in veterinary medicine).

Eesti Põllumajandusülikool (Estonian Agricultural University).1/5/2004
Finland.Eläinlääketieteen lisensiaatin tutkinto / veterinärmedicine licentiatexamen (Licentiate degree examination in veterinary medicine).Helsingin yliopisto / Helsingfors universitet (University of Helsinki).1/1/1994
France.Diplôme d’Etat de docteur vétérinaire (State Diploma of Veterinary Doctor).21/12/1980
Germany.Zeugnis über das Ergebnis des Dritten Abschnitts der Tierärztlichen Prüfung und das Gesamtergebnis der Tierärztlichen Prüfung (Certificate showing the result of the third section of the veterinary examination and the overall result of the veterinary examination).Der Vorsitzende des Prüfungsausschusses für die Tierärztliche Prüfung einer Universität oder Hochschule (The Chairman of the Examination Board for the Veterinary Examination at a University or College).21/12/1980
Greece.Πτυχίο Κτηνιατρικής (Ptikio Ktiniatrikis).

Πανεπιστήμιο Θεσσαλονίκης και Θεσσαλίας

(Faculty of Geotechnical Sciences of the Aristotle University of Saloniki or the School of Veterinary Medicine of the Aristotle University of Saloniki or Thessaly).

1/1/1981
Hungary.

Állatorvos doktor oklevél – dr.med.vet.

(Diploma of veterinary surgeon, abbreviated as dr.med.vet.).

Szent István Egyetem Állatorvos-tudományi Kar

(Faculty of Veterinary Sciences of Szent István University).

1/5/2004
Iceland.Recognised European Qualifications awarded in other relevant European States.Certificate on completed practical training from the competent authority.Not applicable
Ireland.
1.

Diploma of Bachelor in/of Veterinary Medicine (MVB).

2.

Diploma of Membership of the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons (MRCVS).

21/12/1980
Italy.Diploma di laurea in medicina veterinaria (Graduate in Veterinary Medicine).Università (University).Diploma di abilitazione all’esercizio della medicina veterinaria (Diploma of qualification in the practice of Veterinary Medicine).1/1/1985
Latvia.

Veterinārārsta diploms

(Diploma of veterinary surgeon).

Latvijas Lauksaimniecības Universitāte

(Latvian University of Agriculture).

1/5/2004
Liechtenstein.Recognised European Qualifications awarded in other relevant European States.Certificate on completed practical training from the competent authority.Not applicable
Lithuania.Aukštojo mokslo diplomas (veterinarijos gydytojo (DVM)) (Diploma of higher education in veterinary medicine).

Lietuvos Veterinarijos Akademija

(Lithuanian Veterinary Academy).

1/5/2004
Luxembourg.Diplôme d’Etat de docteur en médecine vétérinaire (State Diploma of Doctor in Veterinary Medicine).Jury d’examen d’Etat (State Examination Commission).21/12/1980
Malta.Liċenzja ta’ Kirurgu Veterinarju (Licence in Veterinary Surgery).Kunsill tal-Kirurġi Veterinarji (Council of Veterinary Surgeons).1/5/2004
Netherlands.Getuigschrift van met goed gevolg afgelegd diergeneeskundig/veeartsenijkundig examen (Testimonial of Successful Passing of the Veterinary Examination).21/12/1980
Norway.

Vitnemål for fullført grad

Candidata/candidatus medicinae veterinariae, (Certificate of completion of a degree in veterinary medicine) short form: cand.med.vet.

Norges veterinærhøgskole (Norwegian College of Veterinary Medicine).
Poland.

Dyplom lekarza weterynarii

(Diploma of Veterinary Surgeon).

1.

Szkoła Główna Gospodarstwa Wiejskiego w Warszawie (Warsaw University of Economy and Rural Affairs).

2.

Akademia Rolnicza we Wrocławiu (Agricultural University of Wrocław).

3.

Akademia Rolnicza w Lublinie (Agricultural University of Lublin).

4.

Uniwersytet Warmińsko-Mazurski w Olsztynie (University of Olsztyn, in the Warmia and Mazury region).

1/5/2004
Portugal.Carta de curso de licenciatura em medicina veterinária (Diploma of Degree Course in Veterinary Medicine).Universidade (University).1/1/1986
Romania.

Diplomă de licenţă de doctor medic veterinar

(Bachelor’s Degree in Veterinary Medicine).

Universităţi (Universities).1/1/2007
Slovakia.

Vysokoškolský diplom o udelení akademického titulu ‘doktor veterinárskej medicíny’ (‘MVDr.’)

(Diploma of doctor of veterinary medicine, abbreviation MVDr.).

Univerzita veterinárskeho lekárstva

(University of Veterinary Medicine).

1/5/2004
Slovenia.

Diploma, s katero se podeljuje strokovni naslov ‘doktor veterinarske medicine / doktorica veterinarske medicine’

(Diploma awarding the professional title of Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DrVetMed)).

Univerza (University).

Spričevalo o opravljenem državnem izpitu s področja veterinarstva

(Certificate of having passed the state examination in the field of veterinary medicine).

1/5/2004
Spain.Titulo de Licenciado en Veterinaria (Graduate Degree in Veterinary Science).
  • Ministerio de Educación y Cultura (The Ministery of Education and Culture)

  • El rector de una Universidad (The Rector of a University).

1/1/1986
Sweden.Veterinärexamen (Veterinary Examination).Sveriges Landbruksuniversitet (Swedish Agricultural University).1/1/1994
Switzerland.Titulaire du diplôme fédéral de vétérinaire / eidgenössisch diplomierter Tierarzt / titolare di diploma federale di veterinario (The holder of a Federal Veterinary Diploma).

Département fédéral de l’intérieur

(Federal Department of Home Affairs).

TABLE BE+W+S+NI
Other qualifications acquired prior to member State membership of the European UnionE+W+S+NI
Member StateQualificationRequired additional documentation
Czech Republic.

A qualification in veterinary medicine—

(a)

awarded by the former Czechoslovakia before 1 January 1993, or

(b)

for which the training started in the former Czechoslovakia before 1 January 1993.

Both —

(a)

an attestation issued by the competent Czech authority that the relevant qualification has the same legal validity in the Czech Republic as Czech qualifications in veterinary medicine as regards access to the veterinary profession and its practice, and

(b)

a certificate issued by the competent Czech authority that the person concerned has been effectively and lawfully engaged in veterinary medicine in the Czech Republic for at least three consecutive years during the five years prior to the date of issue of the certificate.

Estonia.

A qualification in veterinary medicine—

(a)

awarded by the former Soviet Union before 20 August 1991, or

(b)

for which the training started in the former Soviet Union before 20 August 1991.

Both —

(a)

an attestation issued by the competent Estonian authority that the relevant qualification has the same legal validity in Estonia as Estonian qualifications in veterinary medicine as regards access to the veterinary profession and its practice, and

(b)

a certificate issued by the competent Estonian authority that the person concerned has been effectively and lawfully engaged in veterinary medicine in Estonia for at least five consecutive years during the seven years prior to the date of issue of the certificate.

Estonia.

A qualification in veterinary medicine—

(a)

awarded by Estonia before 1 May 2004, or

(b)

for which the training started in Estonia before 1 May 2004.

A certificate issued by the competent Estonian authority that the person concerned has been effectively and lawfully engaged in veterinary medicine in Estonia for at least five consecutive years during the seven years prior to the date of issue of the certificate.
Germany.

A qualification as a veterinary surgeon—

(a)

attesting to training received in the territory of the former German Democratic Republic that commenced before 3 October 1990, which does not satisfy the requirements laid down by Article 38 of Directive 2005/36/EC, as read with Article 22(a) of Directive 2005/36/EC, and

(b)

that indicates that the holder of that qualification is entitled to practise as a veterinary surgeon throughout the territory of Germany to the same extent as the holder of the German qualification set out in table A.

A certificate issued by the competent German authority that the person concerned has effectively and lawfully practised veterinary surgery in Germany for at least three consecutive years during the five years prior to the date of issue of the certificate.
Latvia.

A qualification in veterinary medicine—

(a)

awarded by the former Soviet Union before 21 August 1991, or

(b)

for which the training started in the former Soviet Union before 21 August 1991.

Both —

(a)

an attestation issued by the competent Latvian authority that the relevant qualification has the same legal validity in Latvia as Latvian qualifications in veterinary medicine as regards access to the veterinary profession and its practice, and

(b)

a certificate issued by the competent Latvian authority that the person concerned has been effectively and lawfully engaged in veterinary medicine in Latvia for at least three consecutive years during the five years prior to the date of issue of the certificate.

Lithuania.

A qualification in veterinary medicine—

(a)

awarded by the former Soviet Union before 11 March 1990, or

(b)

for which the training started in the former Soviet Union before 11 March 1990.

Both —

(a)

an attestation issued by the competent Lithuanian authority that the relevant qualification has the same legal validity in Lithuania as Lithuanian qualifications in veterinary medicine as regards access to the veterinary profession and its practice, and

(b)

a certificate issued by the competent Lithuanian authority that the person concerned has been effectively and lawfully engaged in veterinary medicine in Lithuania for at least three consecutive years during the five years prior to the date of issue of the certificate.

Slovakia.

A qualification in veterinary medicine—

(a)

awarded by the former Czechoslovakia before 1 January 1993, or

(b)

for which the training started in the former Czechoslovakia before 1 January 1993.

Both —

(a)

an attestation issued by the competent Slovakian authority that the relevant qualification has the same legal validity in Slovakia as Slovakian qualifications in veterinary medicine as regards access to the veterinary profession and its practice, and

(b)

a certificate issued by the competent Slovakian authority that the person concerned has been effectively and lawfully engaged in veterinary medicine in Slovakia for at least three consecutive years during the five years prior to the date of issue of the certificate.

Slovenia.

A qualification in veterinary medicine—

(a)

awarded by the former Yugoslavia before 25 June 1991, or

(b)

for which the training started in the former Yugoslavia before 25 June 1991.

Both —

(a)

an attestation issued by the competent Slovenian authority that the relevant qualification has the same legal validity in Slovenia as Slovenian qualifications in veterinary medicine as regards access to the veterinary profession and its practice, and

(b)

a certificate issued by the competent Slovenian authority that the person concerned has been effectively and lawfully engaged in veterinary medicine in Slovenia for at least three consecutive years during the five years prior to the date of issue of the certificate..

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