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

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Article 40(1)

SCHEDULE 7Measures applicable in a wild animal infected zone

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Notification of dead wild susceptible animals in a wild animal infected zone

1.  Any person who kills a wild susceptible animal or finds such an animal dead in a wild animal infected zone shall notify the Divisional Veterinary Manager of that fact.

Record keeping in a wild animal infected area

2.  The occupier of any premises in a wild animal infected area keeping susceptible animals shall create and maintain a record of the number of each species of susceptible animal kept on the premises and shall maintain that record by updating it every time that number changes.

Isolation of susceptible animals in a wild animal infected zone

3.  The occupier of any premises in a wild animal infected zone keeping susceptible animals shall ensure that–

(a)susceptible animals are kept in their living quarters or otherwise isolated so far as reasonably practicable from contact with wild animals; and

(b)fodder, used litter and any other material which may come into contact with susceptible animals is isolated as far as is reasonably practicable from contact with wild animals.

Movement of susceptible animals in a wild animal infected zone

4.  No person shall move any susceptible animal on or off premises in a wild animal infected zone except under the authority of a licence granted by the Scottish Ministers.

Cleansing and disinfection in a wild animal infected zone

5.—(1) The occupier of any premises in a wild animal infected zone shall ensure that means of disinfection are provided and used at all entrances to buildings where susceptible animals are kept in accordance with the directions of an inspector.

(2) Any person coming into contact with a wild susceptible animal shall cleanse and disinfect themselves and launder their clothing so far as reasonably practicable after such contact.

Carcases and things which may be contaminated in a wild animal infected zone

6.  No person shall bring the following on to premises keeping susceptible animals in a wild animal infected zone–

(a)any carcase of a wild animal;

(b)any material, equipment or other thing which may be contaminated.

Movement of semen, ova and embryos out of a wild animal infected zone

7.  No person shall move any semen, embryo or ovum of a susceptible animal out of a wild animal infected zone for the purpose of trade with another member State, Norway, Iceland or Liechtenstein.

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