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The Bovine Viral Diarrhoea Eradication Scheme Order (Northern Ireland) 2016

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Restrictions on movement of bovines

14.—(1) A bovine required to be sampled in accordance with paragraph 3, 4, 6 or 10 shall not be moved from the holding on which it was born or moved to having come into the possession or control of the keeper unless a tissue or blood sample has been taken in accordance with paragraph 3, 4, 6 or 10 and a negative test result for that sample has been obtained from an approved laboratory.

(2) If the Department has reasonable grounds for supposing that BVDV exists in a herd, the Department may, by notice issued to the keeper, prohibit the movement of any bovine into or from that herd on the keepers holding.

(3) A notice issued under sub-paragraph (2) may contain such other restrictions with regard to the holding or means of transport to which it relates or with regard to persons, animals, carcases, equipment or other things on the premises or means of transport as the Department considers necessary for the purpose of preventing the spread of BVDV.

(4) A keeper shall not move or cause or permit another person to move a bovine which is subject to a restriction under sub-paragraph (1) or (2), from the keeper’s holding except—

(a)for disposal as an animal by-product;

(b)under licence issued by the Department; or

(c)where the bovine has a positive or inconclusive test result from a sample taken in accordance with paragraph 3, 4, 6 or 10, that bovine may be moved directly to a slaughterhouse.

(5) A licence issued under sub-paragraph (4)(b)—

(a)shall be in writing;

(b)may be granted subject to conditions; and

(c)may be modified, suspended or revoked by notice in writing given to the holder thereof at any time.

(6) A person shall not—

(a)have in his or her possession;

(b)under his or her control; or

(c)sell or supply,

a bovine that has been moved in contravention of sub-paragraph (1) or (2).

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