489. The case for the respondent and the right of reply.

The respondent1 may adduce evidence concerning any conviction or fact which he has not admitted, and may address the disciplinary committee2. In a conviction case3, the respondent may adduce evidence as to the nature and circumstances of the offence, to show that they do not render him unfit to practise veterinary surgery, and may address the committee4. In a conduct case5, the respondent may adduce evidence to show that the facts alleged are not such as to constitute disgraceful conduct in any professional respect, and may address the committee6. In a fraudulent entry case7, the respondent may adduce evidence