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Bee Disease Control Order (Northern Ireland) 1998

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Article 9(3)

SCHEDULEProvisions which may apply in an infected area

1.  The Department may serve on the owner or person in charge a notice requiring the destruction, treatment or isolation of any hive, bees, combs, quilts, bee-products or appliances. Where the notice requires destruction or treatment it shall specify the method of destruction or treatment and, in the case of treatment, the substance to be used. The notice shall also specify a reasonable period within which the destruction or treatment is to be carried out. Where the notice requires isolation it shall specify the period of isolation.

2.  Any movement into, from or within an infected area of any hive, bees, combs, quilts, bee-products or appliances shall be prohibited except under authority of a licence, which may be general or specific, issued by the Department and in accordance with the terms and conditions (if any) subject to which the licence is issued.

3.  An owner or person in charge of any hive, bees, combs, quilts, bee-products or appliances shall notify the Department as soon as he is reasonably able to do so of his name and address and the location of all the hives, bees, combs, quilts, bee-products or appliances belonging to him or in his charge.

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