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The Avian Influenza and Influenza of Avian Origin in Mammals (England) (No.2) Order 2006

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  1. Introductory Text

  2. PART 1

    1. 1.Title, application and commencement

    2. 2.Interpretation

    3. 3.Scope of the Act and of this Order

    4. 4.Declarations, licences, notices and designations under this Order

    5. 5.Controlled zones

  3. PART 2

    1. 6.Measures to reduce the risk of transmission of avian influenza

    2. 7.Surveillance for avian influenza

  4. PART 3

    1. 8.Disapplication of measures to regulated places

    2. 9.Notification procedures and precautions to be taken where avian influenza is suspected

    3. 10.Notice of restrictions where avian influenza is suspected on premises

    4. 11.Derogations from restrictions applicable at suspect premises

    5. 12.Veterinary inquiries and sampling

    6. 13.Measures to minimise the risk of the spread of avian influenza from suspect premises

    7. 14.Measures to be taken into account in respect of vehicles

    8. 15.Measures in a temporary movement restriction zone

    9. 16.Additional restrictions at suspect premises

    10. 17.Declaration of a temporary control zone

  5. PART 4

    1. 18.Disapplication of measures to regulated places

    2. 19.Restrictions on confirmation of highly pathogenic avian influenza

    3. 20.Killing of birds on premises

    4. 21.Movement of birds off premises for killing

    5. 22.Measures on special category premises

    6. 23.Tracing of meat and eggs from infected premises

    7. 24.Measures when meat and eggs have been traced

    8. 25.Veterinary inquiry at infected premises

    9. 26.Identification of contact premises

    10. 27.Restrictions at contact premises

    11. 28.Declaration of protection, surveillance and restricted zones

    12. 29.Size of zones

    13. 30.Measures in protection zones

    14. 31.Measures in surveillance zones

    15. 32.Restrictions on trade in things from areas where measures have been disapplied

    16. 33.Alternative measures where avian influenza is confirmed at a hatchery or in other captive birds on special category premises

    17. 34.Measures in restricted zones

    18. 35.Additional measures in protection and surveillance zones

    19. 36.Ending of protection, surveillance and restricted zones

  6. PART 5

    1. 37.Veterinary measures at slaughterhouses

    2. 38.Veterinary inquiry where avian influenza is suspected or confirmed in vehicles

    3. 39.Slaughter of birds in slaughterhouses where disease is suspected or confirmed

    4. 40.Poultry meat and by-products in slaughterhouses where disease is suspected or confirmed

    5. 41.Measures at border inspection posts

    6. 42.Control of vehicles

    7. 43.Cleansing and disinfection of regulated places and vehicles

    8. 44.Reintroduction of poultry and other captive birds

    9. 45.Measures at other premises and for vehicles

  7. PART 6

    1. 46.Measures when low pathogenic avian influenza is confirmed

    2. 47.Killing of poultry and other captive birds

    3. 48.Movement of eggs from premises where low pathogenic avian influenza is confirmed

    4. 49.Veterinary surveillance of poultry

    5. 50.Measures on special category premises

    6. 51.Veterinary surveillance of birds

    7. 52.Tracing of poultry and eggs

    8. 53.Identification of contact premises

    9. 54.Restrictions at contact premises

    10. 55.Declaration of a low pathogenic avian influenza restricted zone

    11. 56.Size of zones

    12. 57.Measures in low pathogenic avian influenza restricted zones

  8. PART 7

    1. 58.Tests on animals at premises where avian influenza is confirmed

    2. 59.Killing of mammals

    3. 60.Movements off the premises

    4. 61.Other measures to control the spread of virus in mammals

  9. PART 8

    1. 62.Restrictions relating to things moved from Scotland, Wales or Northern Ireland

    2. 63.Measures relating to slaughter and to poultry meat

    3. 64.Poultry moved to premises outside controlled zones other than for slaughter

    4. 65.Movements to egg processing plants

    5. 66.Cleansing, disinfection and treatment

    6. 67.Restocking

    7. 68.Surveillance at restocked commercial poultry premises

    8. 69.Additional measures at restocked commercial poultry premises

    9. 70.Measures at other restocked premises

    10. 71.Designation of premises to which things may be moved

    11. 72.Duty to provide reasonable assistance

    12. 73.Provision of information

    13. 74.Records of movements authorised by licence

    14. 75.Retention and production of records

    15. 76.Duty to comply with declarations, licences and notices

    16. 77.Change of occupation of premises under restriction

    17. 78.Killing of birds and destruction of things which may be contaminated

    18. 79.Duty of the local authority to erect signs

  10. PART 9

    1. 80.Disapplication of measures to those executing this Order

    2. 81.Veterinary investigations

    3. 82.General powers of inspectors

    4. 83.Powers of inspectors in case of default

    5. 84.Offences by bodies corporate

    6. 85.Enforcement

    7. 86.Amendment, revocation and savings

  11. Signature

    1. SCHEDULE 1

      Measures where avian influenza or avian influenza virus is suspected on premises

      1. 1.Record of poultry, other captive birds and mammals

      2. 2.Housing or isolation of poultry and other captive birds

      3. 3.Prohibition on the movement of poultry and other captive birds to and from the premises

      4. 4.Prohibition on the removal of other things liable to transmit avian influenza

      5. 5.Prohibition on the movement of people, animals and vehicles to and from the premises

      6. 6.Restrictions on the movement of eggs

      7. 7.Conditions for the movement of eggs

      8. 8.Prohibition on tampering with sealed consignments of eggs

      9. 9.Disinfection at entrances and exits

    2. SCHEDULE 2

      Measures on premises where highly pathogenic avian influenza is confirmed

      1. 1.Killing and seizure

      2. 2.Measures to minimise the risk of spread of avian influenza to wild birds

      3. 3.Disposal of carcases and eggs

      4. 4.Tracing

      5. 5.Cleansing and disinfection

      6. 6.Restocking

    3. SCHEDULE 3

      Cleansing and disinfection of premises other than regulated places and of any thing (including any vehicle) on those premises

      1. Part 1 General procedures for cleansing, disinfection and treatment

        1. 1.(1) Any person carrying out cleansing, disinfection and treatment (including...

      2. Part 2 Specific procedures for the cleansing and disinfecting of infected premises

        1. 2.Scope of this Part

        2. 3.Cleansing and disinfection - timing

        3. 4.Cleansing and disinfection precautions

        4. 5.Preliminary cleansing and disinfection

        5. 6.Final cleansing and disinfecting

      3. Part 3 Disinfection of litter, manure and slurry which may be contaminated

        1. 7.Manure and used bedding which may be contaminated must be—...

        2. 8.Slurry which may be contaminated must be stored for at...

        3. 9.Manure, litter and bedding which may be contaminated may, if...

        4. 10.The transport of such manure, litter or bedding must be...

    4. SCHEDULE 4

      Measures in a protection zone

      1. 1.Record of visitors

      2. 2.Record of poultry

      3. 3.Record of poultry and egg movements

      4. 4.Poultry movements to be recorded

      5. 5.Scope of record keeping duties

      6. 6.Isolation of poultry and other captive birds

      7. 7.Measures where birds not housed

      8. 8.Restrictions on the movement of poultry, other captive birds and mammals onto and off premises

      9. 9.Disposal of carcases

      10. 10.Biosecurity measures

      11. 11.Litter, poultry manure and slurry

      12. 12.Gatherings of poultry

      13. 13.Release of game

      14. 14.Restrictions on the movement of poultry, eggs, poultry meat and carcases

      15. 15.Transport by road and rail

      16. 16.Movements which may be licensed by a veterinary inspector or by an inspector under his direction

      17. 17.Requirements for the movement of poultry from premises in the zone to a designated slaughterhouse

      18. 18.Requirements for the movement of poultry meat from poultry sent to a designated slaughterhouse from premises within the zone

      19. 19.Requirements for the movement of poultry to a designated slaughterhouse within the zone from premises outside the zone

      20. 20.Requirements for the movement of day-old chicks hatched from eggs produced in the zone or from eggs which had contact with such eggs

      21. 21.Requirements for the movement of day-old chicks hatched from eggs originating outside the zone

      22. 22.Requirements for the movement of ready-to-lay poultry

      23. 23.Requirements for the movement of hatching eggs from the zone to a designated hatchery or to designated premises for use for scientific, diagnostic or pharmaceutical purposes

      24. 24.Requirements for the movement of eggs to an egg packing centre

      25. 25.Requirements at slaughterhouses

      26. 26.Requirements for poultry meat from the zone

      27. 27.Requirements for poultry meat from outside the zone

      28. 28.Cleansing and disinfection of vehicles carrying any thing which may be contaminated

      29. 29.Cleansing and disinfection of vehicles

      30. 30.Access to prohibited places

    5. SCHEDULE 5

      Measures in a surveillance zone

      1. 1.Record of visitors

      2. 2.Record of poultry

      3. 3.Record of poultry movements

      4. 4.Poultry movements to be recorded

      5. 5.Scope of record keeping duties

      6. 6.Restrictions on the movement of poultry, other captive birds and mammals onto and off premises

      7. 7.Biosecurity measures

      8. 8.Litter, poultry manure and slurry

      9. 9.Gatherings of poultry

      10. 10.Release of game

      11. 11.Restrictions on the movement of poultry and eggs within the zone

      12. 12.Wholesale and retail distribution of eggs within the zone

      13. 13.Biosecurity measures

      14. 14.Movement of poultry to a slaughterhouse

      15. 15.Restrictions on the movement of poultry and eggs out of the zone

      16. 16.Wholesale and retail distribution of table eggs

      17. 17.Requirements for the movement of poultry from premises in the zone to a designated slaughterhouse

      18. 18.Requirements for the movement of day-old chicks hatched from eggs produced within the protection or surveillance zone or from eggs which have had contact with such eggs

      19. 19.Requirements for the movement of day-old chicks hatched from eggs originating outside the protection and surveillance zones

      20. 20.Requirements for the movement of hatching eggs from the zone to a designated hatchery, or to designated premises for use for scientific, diagnostic or pharmaceutical purposes

      21. 21.Requirements for the movement of eggs to an egg packing centre

      22. 22.Cleansing and disinfection of vehicles carrying any thing which may be contaminated

      23. 23.Cleansing and disinfection of vehicles

    6. SCHEDULE 6

      Measures when low pathogenic avian influenza is confirmed

      1. PART 1 Measures on premises where low pathogenic avian influenza is confirmed

        1. 1.Record of poultry, other captive birds and mammals

        2. 2.Housing or isolation of poultry and other captive birds

        3. 3.Prohibition on movement of poultry and other captive birds to and from the premises

        4. 4.Movement of poultry to a slaughterhouse

        5. 5.Duty not to tamper with or remove seal on vehicles transporting poultry

        6. 6.Cleansing and disinfection of vehicles transporting any bird or thing which may be contaminated

        7. 7.Prohibition on the movement of people, animals, vehicles and equipment to and from premises

        8. 8.Disposal of carcases

        9. 9.Restrictions in relation to eggs

        10. 10.Hatching eggs on special category premises

        11. 11.Tracing

        12. 12.Manure, slurry and bedding

        13. 13.Cleansing and disinfection

        14. 14.Other material which may be contaminated

        15. 15.Killing and seizure

        16. 16.Restrictions on the movement of eggs

        17. 17.Disinfection at entrances and exits

      2. PART 2 Criteria to be considered by a veterinary inspector before permitting movements from premises where low pathogenic avian influenza has been confirmed

        1. 18.The following are the criteria to be considered by a...

    7. SCHEDULE 7

      Measures in a low pathogenic avian influenza restricted zone

      1. 1.Restrictions on the movement of poultry, other captive birds and mammals onto and off premises

      2. 2.Biosecurity measures

      3. 3.Litter, poultry manure and slurry

      4. 4.Gatherings of poultry

      5. 5.Release of game

      6. 6.Restrictions on the movement of poultry, other captive birds and eggs within the zone

      7. 7.Restrictions on the movement of poultry and eggs out of the zone

      8. 8.Wholesale and retail distribution of eggs

      9. 9.Carcases

      10. 10.Cleansing and disinfection of vehicles

  12. Explanatory Note

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