Disciplinary Sanctions Taken by the Council and Penalties Imposed on non council Members
A member of the Council who contravenes the provisions of this Law shall be punished with one (1) of the following disciplinary measures:
1° written warning ;
2° reprimand ;
3° temporary suspension ;
4° removal from the register of Council members.
The disciplinary sanctions referred to under items 1º, 2º and 3º of Paragraph One of this Article shall be taken by the National Council Board. However, the period for temporary suspension shall not exceed one (1) year.
The disciplinary measure referred to under item 4º of Paragraph One of this Article shall be taken by the General Assembly upon absolute majority of votes by members present and after advice by the National Council Board.
A person who was removed from the register may, upon his/her request to the General Assembly, be re-registered in accordance with the provisions of the Council’s Internal Rules and Regulations.
Disciplinary sanctions referred to under Paragraph One of this Article shall be taken after the concerned person is given an opportunity to be heard.
Penalties imposed on non Council members
Any person practicing the Veterinary profession when he/she is not registered with the Rwanda Veterinary Council shall be punished in accordance with the Penal Code.