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49 Pa. Code § 31.3. Examinations.

§ 31.3. Examinations.

 (a)  The examination required as a prerequisite to original licensure as a veterinarian is the North American Veterinary Licensing Examination (NAVLE). The examination will be given at least annually by the National Board Examination Committee.

 (b)  Applications to take the licensing examinations, together with instructions for applicants, including deadlines for filing and paying fees, may be obtained from the Administrative Office of the Board by contacting the State Board of Veterinary Medicine, Post Office Box 2649, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, 17105-2649,

 (c)  Examination applications and the fee required shall be submitted directly to the National Board Examination Committee.


   The provisions of this §  31.3 amended under section 812.1 of The Administrative Code of 1929 (71 P.S. §  279.3a); and sections 5(7), 9 and 11 of the Veterinary Medicine Practice Act (63 P.S. § §  485.5(7), 485.9 and 485.11).


   The provisions of this §  31.3 adopted June 14, 1996, effective June 15, 1996, 26 Pa.B. 2785; amended May 26, 2000, effective immediately, and apply to examinations administered after April 12, 2000, 30 Pa.B. 2583; amended April 12, 2002, effective April 13, 2002, 32 Pa.B. 1861. Immediately preceding text appears at serial page (267142).

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