The Prevention and Control of Infectious and Contagious Diseases in Animals Act, 2009
Chapter II Control of Scheduled Diseases
3. Appointment of Veterinary Officers. –
The State Government may, by notification, appoint-
a. such number of persons, as it deems proper, to be Veterinarians to undertake inspection and specifying the local limits of their respective jurisdiction; and
b. such number of Veterinarians, as it deems proper, to be Veterinary Officers, who shall exercise their powers and discharge their duties within the local limits of their jurisdiction as may be specified in the said notification.