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

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Article 3(2)(a)

SCHEDULE 1Movements off premises which are permitted during the standstill period

Movement for veterinary treatment, etc.

1.—(1) The movement of an animal to a place for veterinary treatment.

(2) The movement of an animal from a place for veterinary treatment provided the animal has not come into contact with other animals while at the place of treatment.

(3) The movement of an animal to a laboratory for diagnostic tests to be carried out to ascertain whether the animal is affected by or has been exposed to a disease.

Movement for slaughter

2.  The movement of an animal direct to a slaughterhouse.

3.  The movement of a pig to a market for pigs intended for immediate slaughter.

4.  The movement of an animal to a collecting centre for animals intended for immediate slaughter, provided that —

(a)the collecting centre premises have not been and will not be used on the same day for a show or exhibition or for the sale or trading of animals otherwise than for immediate slaughter; and

(b)all animals moved to the collecting centre are moved from there direct to a slaughterhouse.

Movement for artificial insemination

5.  The movement of cattle or pigs to an artificial insemination centre.

6.  The movement of sheep or goats to an artificial insemination centre provided they have been isolated from all other animals for 6 days before departure.

Animals for export

7.  The movement of an animal for direct export or to a collecting centre or assembly centre approved under regulation 12(2) of the Animal and Animal Products (Import and Export) (England and Wales) Regulations 2000 prior to such export.

Movement within a sole occupancy group

8.  The movement of animals between premises in a sole occupancy group.

Common land

9.—(1) The movement of an animal between land over which the owner or keeper of the animal has a registered right of common and —

(a)premises occupied by the owner or keeper of the animal and in relation to which the registered right of common is customarily exercised; or

(b)premises occupied by any other person who has a registered right of common over that land and in relation to which the registered right of common is customarily exercised.

(2) The movement of an animal between premises occupied by the owner or keeper of the animal and in relation to which a registered right of common over land is customarily exercised and premises occupied by any other person who has a registered right of common over that land and in relation to which the registered right of common of that other person is customarily exercised.

(3) In this paragraph “registered right of common” means a right of common registered under the Commons Registration Act 1965(1).

Movement of pigs for breeding, etc.

10.—(1) The movement of a pig intended for breeding or growing in accordance with article 8(3)(b) of the Pigs (Records, Identification and Movement) (Interim Measures) (Wales) Order 2002.

(2) The movement of a pig intended for breeding other than in accordance with paragraph (1) if that pig has been placed in an isolation facility approved for this purpose by a veterinary inspector for 20 days prior to the movement.

Movement of pigs to shows or exhibitions

11.  The movement of a pig being moved to a show or exhibition if it is isolated for 20 days prior to the movement taking place in premises approved for this purpose by a veterinary inspector.

Vehicles dropping off other animals

12.  Movement of an animal which is on a vehicle which enters premises to drop off other animals, provided it has not left the means of transport while on the premises.

Deer

13.  The movement of deer off any premises.

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