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The Disease Control (Interim Measures) (Wales) Order 2003

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Restrictions on the movement of animals

3.—(1) The movement of an animal from any premises is prohibited unless —

(a)the movement is made under the authority of a licence issued by the National Assembly for Wales, the Secretary of State or an inspector; and

(b)no sheep, goats or cattle have been moved on to those premises during the previous 6 days, and no pigs have been moved on to those premises during the previous 20 days (“the standstill period”).

(2) Notwithstanding paragraph (1), animals may be moved off premises during the standstill period if —

(a)the movement is one specified in Schedule 1, or

(b)a permit disapplying the standstill period has been issued by a veterinary inspector.

(3) The standstill period is not triggered by a movement on to premises if it is a movement specified in Schedule 2.

(4) The requirement for a licence in paragraph (1)(a) does not apply to any movement authorised by a licence under article 10 of the Pigs (Records, Identification and Movement) (Interim Measures) (Wales) (No. 2) Order 2002(1) (licences relating to pet pigs).

(5) The requirements of paragraph (1) do not apply to a movement —

(a)licensed under the Foot-and-Mouth Disease Order 1983(2), or

(b)to or from any zoo licensed under the Zoo Licensing Act 1981(3).

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