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The principal legislation regulating the veterinary profession in Ireland are the Veterinary Practice Acts 2005 and 2012, and other associated Statutory Instruments:

Veterinary Practice Act 2005 Click here

Veterinary Practice (Amendment) Act 2012 Click here

For a consolidated copy of the two Acts:

Veterinary Practice Acts 2005 and 2012 (Consolidated) Click here

Copies of all other legislation relevant to the veterinary profession can be found on the electronic Irish Statute Book (eISB), which is available at