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The Specified Diseases (Notification and Slaughter) Order 1992

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Application of section 22 of the Animal Health Act 1981

2.—(1) Section 32 of the Animal Health Act 1981, which enables the Minister to cause animals to be slaughtered on account of disease, shall apply to the following diseases–

  • African horse sickness

  • Bluetongue

  • Brucellosis caused by Brucella melitensis

  • Contagious agalactia

  • Contagious epidydimitis

  • Epizootic haemorrhagic virus disease

  • Goat pox

  • Lumpy Skin Disease

  • Peste des Petits Ruminants

  • Rift Valley Fever

  • Sheep pox

  • Teschen Disease

  • Vesicular Stomatitis

(2) For the purposes of this article the definition of “animal” in the Animal Health Act 1981 is hereby extended to include any kind of mammal except man.

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