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Diseases of Poultry (England) Order 2003

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  1. Introductory Text

  2. 1.Title, commencement and extent

  3. 2.Extension of definition of “poultry” and “disease”

  4. 3.Interpretation

  5. 4.Notification procedures and precautions to be taken where the presence of a designated disease is suspected

  6. 5.Restrictions where a designated disease is suspected

  7. 6.Veterinary inquiry as to the existence of a designated disease

  8. 7.Restrictions where birds are suspected of having been exposed to the risk of a designated or other disease

  9. 8.Measures where a designated disease is confirmed

  10. 9.Duties of occupiers and persons in charge of premises served with notices

  11. 10.Declaration of infected area

  12. 11.Vaccination areas

  13. 12.Racing pigeons

  14. 13.Disinfection

  15. 14.Records

  16. 15.Licences

  17. 16.General powers of inspectors

  18. 17.Enforcement

  19. 18.Revocations and amendments

  20. Signature

    1. SCHEDULE 1

      REQUIREMENTS RELATING TO PREMISES WHERE A DESIGNATED DISEASE IS SUSPECTED OR CONFIRMED

      1. PART I PREMISES ON WHICH A DESIGNATED DISEASE IS SUSPECTED

        1. 1.Record of Poultry

        2. 2.Isolation of poultry

        3. 3.Prohibition on movement of poultry to or from premises

        4. 4.Prohibition on movement of persons, animals and vehicles to or from the premises

        5. 5.Prohibition on removal or spreading of things liable to transmit disease

        6. 6.Restriction on removal of eggs

        7. 7.Disinfection at entrances and exits

      2. PART II PREMISES ON WHICH A DESIGNATED DISEASE IS CONFIRMED

        1. 8.Slaughter and destruction

        2. 9.Destruction or treatment

        3. 10.Tracing

        4. 11.Disinfection and restocking

    2. SCHEDULE 2

      INFECTED AREAS: PROTECTION AND SURVEILLANCE ZONES

      1. 1.Protection Zones

      2. 2.The occupier of premises containing poultry shall ensure that—

      3. 3.No person shall move any poultry, eggs or carcases within...

      4. 4.No person shall hold any fair, market, show or other...

      5. 5.Surveillance Zone

      6. 6.The occupier of premises shall ensure that—

      7. 7.No person shall move any poultry or hatching eggs into...

      8. 8.No person shall hold any fair, market, show or other...

      9. 9.Cleansing and disinfection of vehicles used for the conveyance of poultry

  21. Explanatory Note

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