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Fish Health Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1998

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  1. Introductory Text

  2. Part I Introductory

    1. 1.Citation and commencement

    2. 2.Interpretation

  3. Part II General

    1. 3.Placing on the market of aquaculture animals and aquaculture products

    2. 4.Transportation of aquaculture animals

    3. 5.Identification of aquaculture animals and aquaculture products

  4. Part III Movement within the European Community

    1. 6.Validity of Movement Documents

    2. 7.Introduction of live fish, eggs and gametes

    3. 8.Introduction of dead fish

    4. 9.Introduction of live molluscs, eggs and gametes

    5. 10.Quarantine requirements for introductions of wild fish, molluscs and crustaceans for breeding purposes

    6. 11.Export to other parts of the European Community of aquaculture animals and aquaculture products from Northern Ireland

  5. Part IV Disease and Powers

    1. 12.Notification of disease

    2. 13.Powers — diseases of fish

    3. 14.Powers — diseases of molluscs

    4. 15.Powers of veterinary inspector

    5. 16.Failure to comply with a notice

    6. 17.Extension of the Animals and Animal Products (Import and Export) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1995 and the Products of Animal Origin (Import and Export) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1998

    7. 18.Obstruction

    8. 19.Powers — European Inspectors

  6. Part V Offences and Penalties

    1. 20.Offences

    2. 21.Penalties

  7. Part VI Revocations

    1. 22.Revocations

  8. Signature

    1. SCHEDULE 1

      List of Diseases

      1. 1.Infectious Salmon Anaemia.

      2. 2.Infectious haematopoietic necrosis (referred to in these Regulations as “IHN”)....

      3. 3.Viral haemorrhagic septicaemia (referred to in these Regulations as “VHS”)....

      4. 4.Bonamiosis.

      5. 5.Haplosporidiosis.

      6. 6.Iridovirosis.

      7. 7.Marteiliosis.

      8. 8.Mikrocytosis.

      9. 9.Perkinsosis.

    2. SCHEDULE 2

      Zones in Northern Ireland — Live Fish, Eggs and Gametes

    3. SCHEDULE 3

      Zones in Northern Ireland — Dead Fish

    4. SCHEDULE 4

      Zones in Northern Ireland — Live Molluscs, Eggs and Gametes

    5. SCHEDULE 5

      1. Part I Requirements for Water Station

        1. 1.The hygienic properties of the water available for changing must...

        2. 2.These facilities shall contain devices designed to prevent any contamination...

      2. Part II Requirements for Storage Centre

    6. SCHEDULE 6

  9. Explanatory Note

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