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The Avian Influenza (Preventive Measures) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2007

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Vaccination of zoo birds

7.—(1) If the condition in paragraph (2) is fulfilled, the Department may—

(a)vaccinate such birds in such zoos as it considers necessary (after giving notice to the occupier of such zoos);

(b)require (by notice served on the occupier of any zoo) the vaccination of any bird in the zoo; or

(c)licence the occupier of a zoo to vaccinate any bird in the zoo.

(2) The condition is that the Department has carried out a risk assessment and considers there is a risk that disease will be transmitted to zoo birds or to categories of such birds.

(3) As part of its risk assessment, the Department must consider whether a zoo is—

(a)on a migratory flyway;

(b)close to any body of water where migratory birds may gather;

(c)located in an area with a high density of migratory birds.

(4) The Department shall specify in a notice or licence under this regulation—

(a)the number and species of birds to be vaccinated;

(b)biosecurity conditions to be met at the zoo or any part of the zoo;

(c)conditions relating to the storage and administration of vaccine.

(5) The Department shall ensure that vaccination is carried out in accordance with the preventive vaccination plan approved by the European Commission under Article 5 of Commission Decision 2006/474/EC(1) concerning measures to prevent the spread of highly pathogenic avian influenza caused by influenza A virus of subtype H5N1 to birds kept in zoos and approved bodies, institutes and centres in the member States and repealing Decision 2005/744/EC.

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O.J. No. L187, 8.7.2006, p. 37

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