Search Legislation

Diseases of Fish (Control) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1996

What Version

 Help about what version
  • Latest available (Revised)
  • Original (As made)


This is the original version (as it was originally made). This item of legislation is currently only available in its original format.

Regulations 5 and 7

SCHEDULE 5Control Measures to be Taken when Presence of Disease is Confirmed

The occupier of the farm, in compliance with a notice served on him by the Department under regulation 5 or regulation 7, shall—

(a)immediately remove all fish from the farm;

(b)where the farm is an inland farm, drain, clean and disinfect all pools;

(c)kill and destroy live fish showing clinical signs of disease and destroy all eggs, gametes, and dead fish, under the supervision of the Department and in accordance with the provisions of Directive 90/667/EEC relating to the processing or disposal of high-risk material;

(d)(i)kill and destroy all other live fish, under the supervision of the Department and in accordance with the provisions of Directive 90/667/EEC; or

(ii)slaughter all other live fish, for marketing or processing for human consumption, under the supervision of the Department, but only if the fish have reached commercial size;

(e)clean and disinfect or destroy equipment, material or substances liable to be contaminated with the disease pathogen, under the supervision of the Department; and

(f)restock the farm with fish or eggs only after the Department so authorises by notice served on him.

Back to top


Print Options


Legislation is available in different versions:

Latest Available (revised):The latest available updated version of the legislation incorporating changes made by subsequent legislation and applied by our editorial team. Changes we have not yet applied to the text, can be found in the ‘Changes to Legislation’ area.

Original (As Enacted or Made):The original version of the legislation as it stood when it was enacted or made. No changes have been applied to the text.


Opening Options

Different options to open legislation in order to view more content on screen at once


More Resources

Access essential accompanying documents and information for this legislation item from this tab. Dependent on the legislation item being viewed this may include:

  • the original print PDF of the as enacted version that was used for the print copy
  • lists of changes made by and/or affecting this legislation item
  • confers power and blanket amendment details
  • all formats of all associated documents
  • correction slips
  • links to related legislation and further information resources