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The Tuberculosis (Deer) Order 1989

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Suspected animals in markets, shows and sales

12.—(1) Where a veterinary inspector has reasonable grounds for supposing that a deer on any premises at which a show, exhibition, market, sale or fair is being held, is infected with, or has been exposed to the infection of tuberculosis, he may require that deer to be removed from those premises, and (as the owner or person in charge of the deer may elect) taken either–

(a)back to the premises from which the deer was brought to the show, exhibition, market, sale or fair; or

(b)to such other premises as may be approved by the appropriate officer for the purpose.

(2) A deer shall only be moved in accordance with the provisions of paragraph (1)(a) or (b) above on condition that it is immediately put into isolation for a period to be terminated by a notice in writing served on the owner or person in charge of the said deer by an appropriate officer.

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