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The Swine Vesicular Disease Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2009

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  1. Introductory Text

  2. PART I

    1. 1.Citation and commencement

    2. 2.Interpretation

    3. 3.References to occupier

    4. 4.Notices and declarations

    5. 5.Licences

    6. 6.Disinfection

    7. 7.Application

  3. PART II

    1. 8.Notification of suspicion of disease

  4. PART III

    1. CHAPTER 1

      1. 9.Scope of Part III

      2. 10.Initial controls following notification

    2. CHAPTER 2

      1. 11.Imposing measures on suspicion of disease

      2. 12.Epidemiological inquiry

      3. 13.Measures following suspicion

      4. 14.Measures following suspicion – contact premises

      5. 15.Declaration of infected premises where premises are close to a confirmed outbreak

      6. 16.Suspicion relating to pigs living in the wild

      7. 17.Conditions and warning signs

      8. 18.Separate production units

    3. CHAPTER 3

      1. 19.Killing pigs on the infected premises

      2. 20.Removal of carcases and initial cleansing

      3. 21.Conservation and related measures

    4. CHAPTER 4

      1. 22.Removal of restrictions from infected premises

      2. 23.Cleansing and disinfection

      3. 24.Method of cleansing and disinfection

      4. 25.Testing with sentinel pigs

      5. 26.Secondary cleansing and disinfection

  5. PART IV

    1. 27.Controls in a slaughterhouse following notification

    2. 28.Action following the imposition of controls

  6. PART V

    1. 29.Protection, surveillance and movement restriction zones

    2. 30.Movement restriction zones

    3. 31.Declaration of protection zones and surveillance zones on confirmation of the disease in Northern Ireland

    4. 32.Declaration of protection zones and surveillance zones on confirmation of the disease in the Republic of Ireland

    5. 33.Publicity

  7. PART VI

    1. 34.Prohibition on vaccination

    2. 35.Vaccination zone

    3. 36.Vaccinated pigs

  8. PART VII

    1. 37.Powers of an inspector

    2. 38.Pigs living in the wild

    3. 39.Notices relating to movement

    4. 40.Suspension or restriction of rights of way in a protection zone

    5. 41.Powers of inspectors in case of default

    6. 42.Change of occupier of premises under restriction

    7. 43.Obstruction

    8. 44.Offences and penalties

    9. 45.Compensation and proceedings

    10. 46.Exceptional circumstances

    11. 47.Revocation

  9. Signature

    1. SCHEDULE 1

      MEASURES ON SUSPECT AND INFECTED PREMISES

    2. SCHEDULE 2

      ZONES

      1. PART I Measures in a protection zone

      2. PART II Measures in a surveillance zone

  10. Explanatory Note

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