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The African Horse Sickness (Scotland) Order 2012

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  1. Introductory Text

  2. PART 1

    1. 1.Citation, commencement and extent

    2. 2.Interpretation

    3. 3.Extension of definitions of “animals” and “disease”

    4. 4.Disapplication

  3. PART 2

    1. 5.Notification requirements

  4. PART 3

    1. 6.Scope of Part 3

    2. 7.Initial controls following notification

    3. 8.Imposing measures on suspicion of disease

    4. 9.Measures following suspicion – premises other than contact premises

    5. 10.Measures following suspicion – contact premises

    6. 11.Powers to prevent horses from being brought onto other premises

    7. 12.Killing horses on suspect premises and infected premises and disposal of carcases

    8. 13.Revocation of notices declaring premises to be infected premises

  5. PART 4

    1. 14.Imposition of initial controls at slaughterhouses

    2. 15.Action following examination

  6. PART 5

    1. 16.Suspicion relating to non-captive horses

  7. PART 6

    1. 17.Temporary control zone

    2. 18.Control zone, protection zone and surveillance zone

    3. 19.Infection zone

    4. 20.Declaration of zones where African horse sickness suspected or confirmed outside Scotland

    5. 21.Premises straddling zones

  8. PART 7

    1. 22.Prohibition on vaccination except in certain cases

    2. 23.Compulsory vaccination

    3. 24.Vaccinated horses

  9. PART 8

    1. 25.Declaration of zones

    2. 26.Notices

    3. 27.Licences

    4. 28.Powers of inspectors

    5. 29.Powers of inspectors in case of default

    6. 30.Marks applied under this Order

    7. 31.Notice following a contravention on movement

    8. 32.Compensation

    9. 33.Main occupier of premises under restriction – access for welfare purposes

    10. 34.False information

    11. 35.Protection of inspectors acting in good faith

    12. 36.Offences by bodies corporate, Scottish partnerships and unincorporated associations

    13. 37.Enforcement

    14. 38.Exceptional circumstances

    15. 39.Amendments

  10. Signature

    1. SCHEDULE

      Measures on suspect and infected premises and on premises in a control zone

      1. 1.Records

      2. 2.Housing of horses

      3. 3.Restriction on movement of horses, carcases, equipment or genetic material

      4. 4.Control of vectors

  11. Explanatory Note

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