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(a) The professional services of a veterinarian may not be controlled or exploited by a person who:
(1) is not a veterinarian; and
(2) intervenes between the veterinarian and the veterinarian's client.
(b) A veterinarian may not:
(1) allow a person who does not hold a license to practice veterinary medicine issued under this chapter to interfere with or intervene in the veterinarian's practice of veterinary medicine; or
(2) submit to interference or intervention by a person who does not hold a license to practice veterinary medicine issued under this chapter.
(c) A veterinarian shall avoid a relationship that may result in interference with or intervention in the veterinarian's practice of veterinary medicine by a person who does not hold a license to practice veterinary medicine issued under this chapter.
(d) A veterinarian is responsible for the veterinarian's actions. The veterinarian is directly responsible to the client and for the care and treatment of the patient.
Cite this article: FindLaw.com - Texas Occupations Code - OCC § 801.352. Prohibition Against Interference or Intervention - last updated April 14, 2021 | https://codes.findlaw.com/tx/occupations-code/occ-sect-801-352.html
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