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Specified Diseases (Notification and Movement Restrictions) Order (Northern Ireland) 1997

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2.  In this Order—

“affected” means affected with the specified disease;

“carcase” means the carcase of an animal or bird and includes part of a carcase, and the meat, bones, skin, offal or any part of an animal or bird or any portion thereof;

“cleansing and disinfection notice” means a notice in writing served by a veterinary inspector under Article 8;

Divisional Veterinary Officer” means a Divisional Veterinary Officer of the Department;

“holding” means any establishment, construction or place where animals or poultry are held, kept or handled;

“premises” includes land with or without buildings;

“restriction notice” means a notice in the form prescribed in Schedule 2;

“specified disease” means a disease specified in column 2 of Schedule 1 when it affects such animals or poultry as are specified in column 3 of that Schedule opposite the reference to such a disease;

“suspected” means suspected of being affected; and

“the 1981 Order” means the Diseases of Animals (Northern Ireland) Order 1981.

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