Regulation of movement of pet pigs

10.—(1) Subject to paragraph (2), no person shall move, or cause to be moved from any premises, a pig kept solely as a pet, except under the authority of a licence issued under this article and in the form set out in Schedule 2.

(2) Paragraph (1) shall not apply where the pig is being moved temporarily from the premises for the purpose of emergency veterinary treatment.

(3) A licence under this article may be issued by an inspector of the local authority for the area in which the movement commences or by an inspector of the Secretary of State.