Contact with animals on adjoining land

5.  After Article 6 there shall be inserted the following Article –

Contact with animals on adjoining land

6A.(1) The keeper of a herd shall maintain the fences dividing his holding from adjoining land in such condition as to prevent –

(a)contact of his herd with animals on adjoining land; and

(b)his herd from straying from the holding.

(2) Where a reactor is found in any herd, the keeper of the herd shall take all practical precautions to prevent the infection of any animals kept on the adjoining land by contact with animals on his holding..