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The Avian Influenza (H5N1 in Wild Birds) (Scotland) Order 2007

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PART 2Movement of hatching eggs and SPF eggs

Prohibition on the movement of hatching eggs from a wild bird control area

5.—(1) No person may move any hatching egg which was collected from premises within a wild bird control area from premises in that area except under the authority of a licence granted by a veterinary inspector or an inspector acting under their direction.

(2) A veterinary inspector may not grant or direct the grant of a licence under sub paragraph (1), unless it is for a movement of hatching eggs–

(a)to a hatchery;

(b)to a designated laboratory, institute for scientific, diagnostic or pharmaceutical use or vaccine manufacturer;

(c)to an establishment for the manufacture of egg products as set out in Chapter II of Section X of Annex III to Regulation (EC) No. 853/2004(1); or

(d)for disposal.

(3) The Scottish Ministers may not direct the grant of a licence under sub paragraph (1) for a movement to an undesignated hatchery unless–

(a)poultry on the premises from which the hatching egg is being moved have tested negative in a serological survey for avian influenza capable of detecting 5% prevalence of the disease with at least a 95% level of confidence, carried out to the satisfaction of the Scottish Ministers;

(b)the eggs and their packaging are disinfected before dispatch; and

(c)the eggs are transported in sealed vehicles.

Prohibition on the movement of an SPF-egg from the wild bird control area

6.  No person may move any SPF egg collected from premises in a wild bird control area from premises in that area except to a designated laboratory, institute or vaccine manufacturer for scientific, diagnostic or pharmaceutical uses except under the authority of a licence granted by a veterinary inspector or an inspector acting under the direction of a veterinary inspector.

Cleansing and disinfection at undesignated hatcheries

7.  The occupier of an undesignated hatchery to which hatching eggs are moved in accordance with paragraph 5(2)(a) must–

(a)ensure that trolleys and packaging trays used to transport hatching eggs to or from the hatchery are cleansed and disinfected before leaving the hatchery or before being re-used; and

(b)keep a record of any cleansing and disinfection carried out under paragraph (a).

Separation of hatching eggs

8.—(1) A person moving hatching eggs out of the wild bird control area under paragraph 5(2) must ensure that those eggs do not come into contact with hatching eggs collected from premises outside that area.

(2) The occupier of an undesignated hatchery to which hatching eggs are moved under paragraph 5(2)(a) must ensure that those eggs do not come into contact with hatching eggs collected from premises outside the wild bird control area.

(1)

O.J. No. L 139, 30.4.2004, p.55. The revised text of the Regulation is contained in a corrigendum (O.J. No. L 226, 25.6.04, p.22).

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