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The Import and Export Restrictions (Foot-And-Mouth Disease) (Wales) (No. 12) Regulations 2001

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Importation of live animals

4.—(1) No person shall import any live animal of species susceptible to foot-and-mouth disease into Wales from another member State.

(2) Paragraph (1) shall not apply in relation to animals brought into one of the administrative units listed in Schedule 2 under the following conditions—

(a)the transport must be subject to authorisation by the competent authorities at the place from which the animals are sent;

(b)the National Assembly or the Secretary of State must be notified by those competent authorities, at least three days before arrival in Wales, of the details of the consignment, the journey and the port of arrival;

(c)before the animals are imported the importer must have obtained a movement licence under the Foot-And-Mouth Disease Order 1983(1) permitting movement from the port of import to the place of destination;

(d)the animals must enter through a port specified in Schedule 1;

(e)when animals are transported by road, each vehicle must contain only a single consignment;

(f)the consignment must be taken directly to a single holding in an administrative unit specified in Schedule 2;

(g)after unloading the animals, and before the vehicle departs from Great Britain, the empty vehicle must be moved under a licence issued by an officer of the local authority, the National Assembly or the Secretary of State to cleansing and disinfection premises approved by the National Assembly or the Secretary of State;

(h)after cleansing and disinfection the National Assembly or the Secretary of State shall issue a certificate in the form set out in Schedule 3;

(i)the driver of the vehicle shall keep the certificate with him or her until the vehicle leaves Great Britain and shall produce it to an inspector on demand.

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