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Classical Swine Fever Order (Northern Ireland) 2003

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Protection and surveillance zones

11.—(1) Upon confirmation of the disease on any holding, slaughterhouse, knacker’s yard or other place the Department shall by notice declare the establishment of an infected area comprising –

(a)a zone to be known as a “protection zone”, and

(b)a zone to be known as a “surveillance zone”.

(2) The protection zone in any infected area shall cover an area within a radius of at least three kilometres measured from the place in which disease is confirmed and shall be contained in a surveillance zone covering an area within a radius of at least ten kilometres, measured from the same place.

(3) Upon confirmation of the disease on a holding, slaughterhouse or knacker’s yard in the Republic of Ireland, that is within ten kilometres of the border with Northern Ireland, the Department shall by notice declare the establishment of an infected area comprising any part of Northern Ireland that lies within a radius of ten kilometres, measured from the place in the Republic of Ireland where the disease was confirmed.

(4) The infected area declared under paragraph (3) shall comprise –

(a)a protection zone covering any area within a radius of three kilometres measured from the place in the Republic of Ireland where the presence of the disease is confirmed; and

(b)a surveillance zone containing the protection zone and covering any area within a radius of ten kilometres measured from the place in the Republic of Ireland where the presence of the disease is confirmed.

(5) Part I of Schedule 1 shall apply in a protection zone and Part II of Schedule 1 shall apply in a surveillance zone.

(6) The Department may take such steps as it considers necessary to ensure that all persons in an infected area are made fully aware of the restrictions in force in relation to that area, including exhibiting notices or signs on property situated within the infected area.

(7) Any holding, slaughterhouse or knacker’s yard which is partly inside and partly outside a surveillance or protection zone shall be deemed to be wholly inside that zone.

(8) Nothing in paragraph (7) shall deem any area outside Northern Ireland to be inside an infected area.

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