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Animal Health Act 1981

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6Eradication areas and attested areas

The Ministers may make orders—

(a)declaring any area as respects which they are satisfied that a. substantial majority of the cattle in that area are free from any particular disease to be an eradication area for purposes connected with the control of that disease;

(b)declaring any area as respects which they are satisfied that any particular disease of cattle is for practical purposes non-existent in that area to be an attested area for purposes connected with the control of that disease;

and

(c)prohibiting or regulating the movement of cattle into,

out of or within any area which is for the time being an eradication area or an attested area or, if the area is an eradication area or an attested area for purposes i connected with the control of brucellosis, imposing with respect to cattle in that area such other prohibitions or requirements as they may consider necessary or desirable for the purpose of eradicating that disease.

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