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The Foot-and-Mouth Disease (Scotland) Order 2006

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Cleansing and disinfection of clothing, etc

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8.—(1) No person shall enter or leave the premises–

(a)wearing clothes or boots which are visibly contaminated with mud, slurry, animal faeces, droppings, excretions or any similar matter; or

(b)without cleansing and disinfecting the outer surfaces of that person’s footwear in accordance with the directions of an inspector.

(2) No person shall enter any part of the premises–

(a)in which an animal which is infected or suspected of being infected is being kept or has recently been kept; or

(b)in order to attend to or treat an animal,

unless wearing clothing and footwear approved by an inspector.

(3) No person shall leave any such part of the premises without having cleansed and disinfected that person’s hands to the satisfaction of an inspector and having either–

(a)cleansed and disinfected that person’s clothing and footwear to the satisfaction of an inspector; or

(b)removed such clothing and footwear for laundering, cleansing and disinfection or destruction as an inspector reasonably directs by notice served on that person.

(4) A notice under sub paragraph (3)(b) shall specify the required method of laundering, cleansing and disinfection or disposal.

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