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The Foot-and-Mouth Disease (Scotland) Declaratory (No. 2) Order 2001

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Scottish Statutory Instruments

2001 No. 59

ANIMALS

ANIMAL HEALTH

The Foot-and-Mouth Disease (Scotland) Declaratory (No. 2) Order 2001

Made

2nd March 2001

Coming into force at 5.00 p.m. on

2nd March 2001

The Scottish Ministers, in exercise of the powers conferred by article 17(1) of the Foot and Mouth Disease Order 1983(1), and of all other powers enabling them in that behalf, hereby make the following Order:

Citation, commencement and extent

1.—(1) This Order may be cited as the Foot-and-Mouth Disease (Scotland) Declaratory (No. 2) Order 2001 and shall come into force on 2nd March 2001 at 5.00 p.m.

(2) This Order extends to Scotland only.

Declaration of infected area

2.  The area described in Schedule 1 to this Order is declared an infected area within the meaning of and to which the provisions of Part III of the Foot-and-Mouth Order 1983 apply as varied in accordance with, and disapplied to the extent set out in, Schedule 2 to this Order.

D J CRAWLEY

A member of the staff of the Scottish Ministers

Pentland House Edinburgh

2nd March 2001

Article 2

SCHEDULE 1

The infected area shall comprise those parts of the counties of Dumfries and Galloway, within the following boundaries:–

(a)from the East Channel at the mouth of the River Cree at map ref NX500530, follow the East Channel to where it meets the A75(T) at map ref NX473577; turn left onto the A75(T) and continue north and then north east to its junction with the A712 at map ref NX427653; turn right onto the A712 and continue north east to its junction with the A713 at map ref NX641784;

(b)turn right onto the A713 and continue south east to its junction with the B736 at map ref NX763622; continue along the B736 to its junction with the A711; turn right onto the A711 and continue to where it crosses Tacher Burn at map ref NX792804; turn left onto Tacher Burn and follow its course out to the sea at map ref NX810470.

Map references are to the Ordnance Survey Landranger 1:50,000 series.

Article 2

SCHEDULE 2

1.  Articles 18, 19, 28(2) and (3)(b) of Part III of the Foot-and-Mouth Disease Order 1983 do not apply.

2.  Part III of the Foot-and-Mouth Disease Order 1983 is varied by the addition of the requirements set out in the following paragraphs:–

(a)no person shall move animals from the premises on which the animals are kept except under the authority of a licence issued by an inspector;

(b)no person shall move animals on public or private roads (other than the service roads of premises) except under the authority of a licence issued by an inspector;

(c)no person shall seek to carry out breeding of animals by means of itinerant service;

(d)no person shall, within 15 days of the coming into force of this Order, seek to carry out breeding of animals by means of artificial insemination except with semen that is on the premises on which the animals are kept or with semen delivered directly to those premises by an insemination centre;

(e)no person shall use any premises for fairs, markets, shows or other gatherings of animals.

3.  The licence referred to in paragraphs 2(a) and (b) above shall be in the form set out in Part I of Schedule 3 to the Foot-and-Mouth Disease Order 1983.

4.  In this Schedule, terms used which are also used in the Foot-and-Mouth Disease Order 1983 have the same meaning in this Schedule as they do in that Order.

Explanatory Note

(This note is not part of the Order)

This Order imposes, with variations, the restrictions contained in Part III of the Foot-and Mouth Disease Order 1983 (S.I. 1983/1950) within the infected area described in Schedule 1.

A map depicting the infected area may be inspected between 9.00 a.m. and 5.00 p.m., Monday to Friday at the Scottish Executive Rural Affairs Department, Pentland House, 47 Robb’s Loan, Edinburgh EH14 1TW.

(1)

S.I. 1983/1950, as amended by S.I. 1993/3119 and S.I. 1995/2922, and as regards Scotland, by S.S.I. 2001/52 and S.S.I. 2001/55. See article 3(1) for the definition of “the Minister”. The functions of “the Minister”, so far as exercisable in relation to Scotland, were transferred to the Scottish Ministers by section 53 of the Scotland Act 1998 (c. 46)

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