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The Importation of Animal Pathogens Order 1980

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3.  In this order, unless the context otherwise requires—

the Act” means the Diseases of Animals Act 1950, as amended or extended by any subsequent enactment;

animals” means cattle, sheep, goats and all other ruminating animals, horses and swine;

animal pathogen” means any collection or culture of organisms or any derivative either on its own or in recombinant form of such collection or culture of organisms which may cause disease in animals or poultry;

appropriate Minister” in the application of this order to England, means the Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food, in the application of this order to Scotland, means the Secretary of State for Scotland and in the application of this order to Wales, means the Secretary of State for Wales;

carrier” means any living creature except man which may carry or transmit an animal pathogen or the tissue, cell culture, body fluid or excreta of such creature by or by means of which an animal pathogen may be carried or transmitted;

importationincludes the importation of an animal pathogen in combination or admixture with any other material or in any living creature except man being used as a carrier of that pathogen for the purpose of importation;

licence” means a licence issued under article 4(2) of this order;

vehicleincludes any vessel, boat, hovercraft, aircraft and any other description of vehicle or any part thereof.

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