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

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Cleansing and disinfection

8.—(1) Where a restriction notice has been served in respect of any premises a veterinary inspector may serve a cleansing and disinfection notice in writing on the occupier or person in charge of the premises requiring him to cleanse and disinfect the premises in the manner specified in the notice and within such time as may be so specified.

(2) If any person on whom a cleansing and disinfection notice has been served under paragraph (1) fails to comply with the requirements of the notice, an inspector or other officer of the Department may, without prejudice to any proceedings arising out of such default, carry out or cause to be carried out the cleansing and disinfection required by the notice, and the amount of any expenses reasonably incurred by it in doing so shall be recoverable as a civil debt by the Department from the person in default.

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