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The Transport of Animals (Cleansing and Disinfection) (Wales) Order 2003

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Articles 3(2) and 4(1)

SCHEDULE 1Circumstances in which article 4 applies to animals specified in article 3

Journey made within a single farming enterprise

1.  Article 4, rather than article 3, applies if the journey is made within a single farming enterprise in one ownership.

Transport of certain horses

2.  Article 4, rather than article 3, applies in relation to the transport of—

(a)horses used for recreational or sporting purposes only; or

(b)horses kept at stables licensed by the Jockey Club when they are being taken to or from race meetings, or to or from a place at which horses kept at those stables undergo training for racing.

Journeys between the same two points

3.—(1) Article 4, rather than article 3, applies in relation to a means of transport which is used exclusively, in the course of a single day, for the transport of animals between the same two points, provided that the means of transport and any equipment—

(a)have been cleansed and disinfected in accordance with Schedule 2 since they were last used to transport any animal, or anything which may give rise to a risk of transmission of disease; and

(b)are cleansed and disinfected in accordance with Schedule 2 as soon as reasonably practicable and not more than 24 hours after the last journey during which an animal is transported during that day is completed, and in any event before they are used again in connection with the transport of any animal, or anything which may give rise to a risk of transmission of disease.

(2) In this paragraph “last journey” includes—

(a)a journey begun but not completed before midnight on the day in question; and

(b)in the case of a hoofed animal which has been participating in an event taking place during or continuing into, the evening of the day in question, a journey commenced as soon as practicable after the end of that event, whether or not it begins before midnight.

(3) This paragraph does not apply to journeys between two markets or journeys from a premises of origin to a livestock show and back.

Livestock shows

4.  Article 4, rather than article 3, applies in relation to a means of transport and any equipment at a livestock show provided that—

(a)the means of transport has come directly from the premises of origin to the show;

(b)the means of transport does not leave the show before the return journey;

(c)the only animals on the means of transport while it is at the show are animals that it transported to the show;

(d)the means of transport only transports on the return journey animals that it transported to the show; and

(e)the means of transport returns from the show directly to the premises of origin.

Temporary unloading

5.  Article 4, rather than article 3, applies in relation to a means of transport from which animals have been unloaded solely to be fed or watered, or for some other temporary purpose, and then reloaded.

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