32. Establishment and composition of State Veterinary Councils.-
(1) Except where a Joint State Veterinary Council is established in accordance with an agreement made under section 33, the State Government shall establish a State Veterinary Council consisting of the following members, namely:-
(a) four members elected from among themselves by veterinary practitioners registered in the State veterinary register;
(b) the heads of veterinary institutions, if any, in the State, ex officio;
(c) three members nominated by the State Government;
(d) the Director of Veterinary Services of the State (by whatever name called), ex officio;
(e) one member to be nominated by the State Veterinary Association, if any;
(f) Registrar of the State Veterinary Council, ex officio.
(2) The names of persons nominated or elected as members shall be notified by the State Government in the Official Gazette.
(3) A person shall not be qualified for nomination or election as a member of the State Veterinary Council unless he holds a recognised veterinary qualification.