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The Non-Commercial Movement of Pet Animals Order (Northern Ireland) 2011

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4.  In Article 5(detention and isolation in quarantine)—

(a)for paragraph(1), (2) and (2A) substitute—

(1) Where an animal specified in Part I of the Schedule is landed in Northern Ireland in accordance with a licence granted under Article 4 it shall, after being so landed, be immediately detained and isolated in quarantine at its owner’s expense for the rest of its life, at such premises and subject to such conditions as may be specified in the licence; and in the event of such an animal being born in Northern Ireland (whether or not its parents, or any one of them, where brought from the place outside Northern Ireland) it shall, for the purposes of this Order, be deemed to be an animal brought from a place outside Northern Ireland and the foregoing provisions of this paragraph with regard to detention and isolation in quarantine for life shall apply to that animal.

(2) Where an animal specified in Part II of the Schedule is landed in Northern Ireland in accordance with a licence granted under Article 4 it must be immediately detained and isolated in quarantine at its owner’s expense at such premises and subject to any conditions specified in the licence.

(2A) Paragraph (2) does not apply to an animal of the order Rodentia or Lagomorpha where the licence states that it is being brought into Northern Ireland—

(a)for use at research premises in accordance with scientific research; or

(b)to a zoological establishment licensed under the Welfare of Animals (Northern Ireland) Act 1972.

(2B) The period of quarantine required under paragraph (2) is—

(a)in the case of an animal subject to Article 5 or 8 of the Pets Regulation, the period ending with the Pets Regulation quarantine end date,

(b)in any other case, subject to paragraph (2C), four months.

(2C) The Department may authorise the release of an animal which is not subject to Article 5 or Article 8 of the Pets Regulation from quarantine or waive its period of quarantine if it is satisfied that such release will present negligible risk of the introduction of rabies into or spread of rabies within Northern Ireland.

(2D) Any offspring born to an animal during its quarantine must be kept in quarantine for the remainder of the period of the dam’s quarantine, unless the release of either animal is authorised under paragraph (2C)..

(b)in the second paragraph of paragraph (3) for “referred to in that paragraph shall, unless the Department” substitute “referred to in paragraph (2B) shall, unless the animals are subject to Article 5 or Article 8 of the Pets Regulation or the Department”.

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