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The Importation of Animals Order 1977

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  1. Introductory Text

  2. 1.Citation, extent and commencement

  3. 2.Interpretation

  4. 3.Prohibition on landing of imported animals in Great Britain otherwise than under licence

  5. 4.Provisions relating to the carriage of imported animals to Great Britain

  6. 5.Provisions relating to the unloading of animals, etc., at ports and airports

  7. 6.Cleansing and disinfection of vessels, etc., used for the carriage of imported animals to Great Britain

  8. 7.Additional provisions relating to the carriage and unloading of imported animals

  9. 8.Provisions relating to the movement of imported animals after unloading at a port or airport

  10. 9.Control of animals passing through Great Britain

  11. 10.Approval and regulation of approved premises

  12. 11.Detention of imported animals at approved premises

  13. 12.Action in case of disease among imported animals

  14. 13.Slaughter of injured animals

  15. 14.Action in case of contraventions of the order, etc

  16. 15.Cleansing and disinfection of vessels, aircraft, etc., to which Article 6 does not apply

  17. 16.Unlicensed animals not to be brought into harbour in Great Britain

  18. 17.Provisions to apply in case of emergency

  19. 18.Powers of local authorities, veterinary inspectors, etc., in case of default

  20. 19.Compensation and expenses

  21. 20.Production of licences

  22. 21.Offences

  23. 22.Local authority to enforce order

  24. 23.Transitional provisions

  25. 24.Special provisions relating to anthrax

  26. 25.Amendment, application and revocation of existing orders

  27. Signature

    1. SCHEDULE 1

      AMENDMENT OF EXISTING ORDERS

      1. 1.Article 8 of the Transit of Animals Order of 1927,...

      2. 2.(1) The Foot-and-Mouth Disease (Controlled Areas Restrictions) General Order of...

      3. 3.Article 3 of the Foot-and-Mouth Disease (Infected Areas Restrictions) Order...

      4. 4.Article 7 of the Swine Fever (Infected Areas Restrictions) Order...

      5. 5.Article 3(2) of the Movement of Animals (Records) Order 1960,...

      6. 6.Article 3 of the Swine Vesicular Disease Order 1972, as...

      7. 7.(1) The Movement and Sale of Pigs Order 1975, as...

    2. SCHEDULE 2

      ORDERS TO HAVE ONLY LIMITED APPLICATION TO IMPORTED ANIMALS

    3. SCHEDULE 3

      REVOCATIONS

      1. (Article 25(3)) Number of Instrument Short Title Extent of Revocation...

  28. Explanatory Note

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