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The Swine Vesicular Disease (Scotland) Order 2009

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Notification of suspicion at a slaughterhouse

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36.—(1) This article applies where–

(a)notification is given to the Divisional Veterinary Manager in respect of a pig or carcase at a slaughterhouse; and

(b)no notice under article 37 has been given to the occupier of the slaughterhouse.

(2) The occupier must ensure that, unless approved by a veterinary inspector–

(a)no pig is moved to or from the slaughterhouse;

(b)a suspect pig is kept alive; and

(c)if a suspect pig has been slaughtered at the date of notification that the carcase of that pig (and that of any pig in contact with that carcase) is–

(i)stored separately; and

(ii)does not come into contact with a pig, or with a carcase not from a suspect pig; and

(d)a carcase in respect of which notification is given is stored separately.

(3) In this article and article 37, “suspect pig” means a pig in respect of which notification is given, a pig from the same premises as that pig, and any pig in contact with such pigs.

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