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The Transport of Animals (Cleansing and Disinfection) (Scotland) Regulations 2000

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Cleansing and disinfection in relation to the transport of other mammals and birds, and hoofed animals and poultry in certain circumstances

4.—(1) Subject to paragraph (2) below, this regulation applies to transport of a commercial nature of–

(a)all mammals other than hoofed animals;

(b)all birds not included in regulation 3; and

(c)animals and birds of any species in the circumstances specified in Schedule 2.

(2) This regulation does not apply to transport of–

(a)a single animal accompanied by a person having the care of, or responsibility for, the animal during transport; or

(b)a pet animal accompanied by its owner on a journey.

(3) Any person transporting, or causing or permitting the transport of, an animal to which this regulation applies shall ensure that–

(a)its means of transport has been cleansed and, where necessary, disinfected in accordance with Schedule 1; and

(b)any dead animal, parts of animals, soiled bedding and excreta are removed from its means of transport as soon as possible.

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