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The Swine Vesicular Disease Regulations 2009

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  1. Introductory Text

  2. PART 1 Introduction

    1. 1.Title, application and commencement

    2. 2.Interpretation

    3. 3.References to occupier

    4. 4.Exemptions

  3. PART 2 Notification of suspicion of swine vesicular disease

    1. 5.Notification requirements

  4. PART 3 Suspicion and confirmation of swine vesicular disease

    1. CHAPTER 1 Scope of Part 3 and initial controls

      1. 6.Scope of Part 3

      2. 7.Initial controls following notification

    2. CHAPTER 2 Action on suspicion of disease and declaration of infected premises

      1. 8.Imposing measures on suspicion of disease

      2. 9.Measures following suspicion – non-contact premises

      3. 10.Measures following suspicion – contact premises

      4. 11.Declaration of infected premises where premises are close to a confirmed outbreak

      5. 12.Suspicion relating to pigs living in the wild

      6. 13.Conditions and warning signs

    3. CHAPTER 3 Killing pigs and initial cleansing and disinfection

      1. 14.Killing pigs on the infected premises

      2. 15.Removal of carcases and initial cleansing and disinfection

      3. 16.Conservation and related measures

    4. CHAPTER 4 Removal of measures in Schedule 1 from infected premises

      1. 17.Removal of restrictions from infected premises

      2. 18.Cleansing and disinfection - general

      3. 19.Method of cleansing and disinfection

      4. 20.Testing with sentinel pigs

      5. 21.Compulsory cleansing and disinfection

  5. PART 4 Slaughterhouses

    1. 22.Controls in a slaughterhouse following notification

    2. 23.Action following the imposition of controls

  6. PART 5 Area controls

    1. 24.Protection, surveillance and movement restriction zones

    2. 25.Movement restriction zones

    3. 26.Declarations where swine vesicular disease in Scotland or Wales

    4. 27.Declarations of zones

    5. 28.Publicity

  7. PART 6 Vaccination

    1. 29.Prohibition on vaccination

    2. 30.Compulsory vaccination

    3. 31.Vaccinated pigs

  8. PART 7 Inspection, enforcement and miscellaneous provisions

    1. 32.Notices

    2. 33.Licences

    3. 34.Powers of inspectors

    4. 35.Powers relating to pigs living in the wild

    5. 36.Notices relating to movement

    6. 37.Suspension or restriction of rights of way in a protection zone

    7. 38.Change of occupier of premises under restriction

    8. 39.Powers of inspectors in case of default

    9. 40.Compensation

    10. 41.Obstruction

    11. 42.Offences and penalties

    12. 43.Offences by bodies corporate

    13. 44.Offences by partnerships and unincorporated associations

    14. 45.Enforcement

    15. 46.Exceptional circumstances

    16. 47.Revocations

  9. Signature

    1. SCHEDULE 1

      Measures on suspect and infected premises

    2. SCHEDULE 2

      Zones

      1. PART 1 Measures in a protection zone

      2. PART 2 Measures in a surveillance zone

  10. Explanatory Note

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