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RCVS Disciplinary Committee
Vet suspended for contravening animal export regulations

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THE RCVS Disciplinary Committee has ordered that the name of William H. S. Manson, a vet from County Tyrone, Northern Ireland, be suspended from the RCVS Register for 10 months, having found him guilty of serious professional misconduct relating to three convictions for contravening animal export regulations.

At a hearing on January 16 and 17, the Committee heard that, while working as an authorised veterinary inspector in Castlederg, Northern Ireland, for the Department of Agriculture and Rural Development (DARD), Mr Manson had falsely certified that he had inspected three consignments of sheep at an approved export assembly centre. …

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