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The Foot-and-Mouth Disease (Slaughter and Vaccination) (Scotland) Regulations 2006

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Removal of eartags and missing or illegible eartags

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24.—(1) No person shall intentionally remove an eartag affixed under regulation 22 unless it is removed to prevent unnecessary pain and suffering.

(2) If the keeper of a vaccinated animal removes its eartag in accordance with paragraph 9 or discovers that its eartag is missing or illegible (whether wholly or partially), the keeper shall notify the Scottish Ministers in writing without delay.

(3) On receipt of a notification under this regulation, the Scottish Ministers shall–

(a)arrange for a new eartag to be affixed to the vaccinated animal; or

(b)if affixing an eartag would cause unnecessary pain and suffering, arrange for the animal to be identified as vaccinated by applying a permanent indelible mark.

(4) Any person who knows or suspects that an animal has been vaccinated but is not bearing an eartag or a mark applied under paragraph (3)(b) shall immediately notify the keeper of that animal and the Divisional Veterinary Manager.

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