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Specified Animal Pathogens Order (Northern Ireland) 1999

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Prohibitions in relation to specified animal pathogens

4.—(1) Subject to Article 5, a person shall not have in his possession any specified animal pathogen listed in Part I of the Schedule, or any carrier in which he knows such a pathogen is present, except under the authority of a licence issued by the Department.

(2) Subject to Article 5, a person shall not deliberately introduce into any animal, any specified animal pathogen except under the authority of a licence issued by the Department.

(3) If any person has in his possession any thing in which he has reasonable grounds for suspecting that a specified animal pathogen listed in Part I of the Schedule is present, and does not have a licence in respect of that pathogen he shall, with all practicable speed, notify the Department.

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