SCHEDULEModifications to Provisions of Part 7 of the Anti-terrorism, Crime and Security Act 2001 as applied by this Order
1. Section 58 (pathogens and toxins to which requirements under Part 7 apply) is modified by omitting subsections (2) and (3).
2. Section 73 (orders and regulations) is modified by omitting subsection (2).
3. Schedule 5 is modified by substituting the following Schedule —
“SCHEDULE 5ANIMAL PATHOGENS
African horse sickness virus
African swine fever virus
Classical swine fever virus
Contagious bovine pleuropneumonia
Foot and mouth disease virus
Goat pox virus
Hendra virus (Equine morbillivirus)
Lumpy skin disease virus
Newcastle disease virus
Peste des petits ruminants virus
Rift Valley fever virus
Rabies and rabies-related Lyssaviruses
Sheep pox virus
Swine vesicular disease virus
Vesicular stomatitis virus
Any reference in this Schedule to a micro-organism includes—(a)
micro-organisms which have been genetically modified by any means, but retain the ability to cause serious harm to animal health;(c)
any nucleic acid derived from a micro-organism listed in this Schedule (synthetic or naturally derived, contiguous or fragmented, in host chromosomes or in expression vectors) that can encode infectious or replication competent forms of any of the listed micro-organisms;(d)
any nucleic acid sequence derived from the micro-organism which when inserted into any other living organism alters or enhances that organism’s ability to cause serious harm to animal health.”.
O.J. L10, 14.1.2006, p.16.