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The Veterinary Surgery (Testing for Tuberculosis in Bovines) Order 2005

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Statutory Instruments

2005 No. 2015

VETERINARY SURGEONS

The Veterinary Surgery (Testing for Tuberculosis in Bovines) Order 2005

Made

20th July 2005

Laid before Parliament

25th July 2005

Coming into force

15th August 2005

The Secretary of State and the Department of Agriculture and Rural Development, acting jointly, in exercise of powers conferred by section 19(4)(e) of the Veterinary Surgeons Act 1966(1) and now vested in them(2) and after consultation with the Council of the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons, hereby make the following Order:

(1)

1966 c. 36: “The Ministers” referred to in section 19(4)(e) are defined in section 27(1). Under paragraph 1 of Schedule 5 to the Transfer of Functions (Wales) (No.1) Order 1978 (S.I. 1978/272) the definition of Ministers was amended to Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food, the Secretary of State for Scotland and the Secretary of State for Wales and the Minister for Northern Ireland acting jointly. See footnote (b) below.

(2)

Under article 2(2) of the Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food (Dissolution) Order 2002 (S.I. 2002/794) the functions of the Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food were transferred to the Secretary of State. Under article 2(3) of S.I. 2002/794 functions exercised by the Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food and the Secretary of State acting jointly were transferred to the Secretary of State. Under article 1(4) of S.I. 2002/794 any reference in S.I. 1978/272 to a named Secretary of State or Secretaries of State becomes a reference to the Secretary of State. In the case of the Department of Agriculture and Rural Development, by virtue of the powers vested in the Northern Ireland Minister in charge of that department by virtue of section 95(5) of, and paragraph 10 of Schedule 12 to, the Northern Ireland Act 1998 (c. 47). In the case of the Department of Agriculture and Rural Development, paragraph 4(1)(b) of the Schedule to the Northern Ireland Act 2000 (c. 1), has effect during suspension pursuant to section 1(8) of that Act. This paragraph provides that the functions of a Northern Ireland Minister who was in charge of a Northern Ireland Department immediately before the coming into force of section 1 of the Act may be discharged by that Department, subject, according to paragraph 4(1)(f) of the Schedule, to the direction and control of the Secretary of State. The Department of Agriculture for Northern Ireland was renamed the Department of Agriculture and Rural Development by article 3(4) of the Departments (Northern Ireland) Order 1999 (S.I.1999/283 (N.I.1)).

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