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Animal Health and Welfare (Scotland) Act 2006

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(1)After section 28H (inserted by section 10 of this Act) of the 1981 Act there is inserted—

28ISpecified diseases: Scotland

(1)Schedule 2B to this Act has effect as to the specification of certain diseases of animals.

(2)The Scottish Ministers may by order modify Schedule 2B.

(3)An order made under subsection (2)—

(a)is to be laid before the Scottish Parliament; and

(b)ceases to have effect at the expiry of a period of 28 days beginning with the date on which it was made unless, before the expiry of that period, the order has been approved by a resolution of the Parliament.

(4)However, paragraph (b) of subsection (3) does not apply in relation to an order which—

(a)revokes (wholly or partly) a previous order; and

(b)does nothing else, or nothing else except make provision incidental or supplementary to the revocation.

(5)In reckoning for the purposes of subsection (3)(b) any period of 28 days, no account is to be taken of any period during which the Scottish Parliament is—

(a)dissolved; or

(b)in recess for more than 4 days.

(6)Subsection (3)(b) is without prejudice to anything previously done by reference to a modification made by an order under subsection (2) or to the making of a new order under that subsection.

(7)An order under subsection (2) must include a statement of the reasons for making the order..

(2)After Schedule 2A of that Act there is inserted—

SCHEDULE 2BSpecified diseases: Scotland

(introduced by section 28I)

  • African horse sickness

  • African swine fever

  • Bluetongue

  • Bovine brucellosis

  • Classical swine fever

  • Contagious bovine pleuropneumonia

  • Foot-and-mouth disease

  • Highly pathogenic avian influenza

  • Lumpy skin disease

  • Newcastle disease

  • Peste des petits ruminants

  • Rift Valley fever

  • Rinderpest

  • Sheep pox and goat pox

  • Swine vesicular disease

  • Vesicular stomatitis..

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