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The Animals and Animal Products (Import and Export) (Wales) Regulations 2005

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Transport of animals and animal products

7.—(1) A person must not transport any animal or animal product in intra-Community trade unless it is accompanied by the documents required by Article 3(1)(d) of Council Directive 90/425/EEC.

(2) A person must not deliver any animal or animal product imported from another member State other than to the address specified in the required consignment documentation unless required to do so by means of a notice served on him or her by an inspector; and, if an animal or animal product is delivered to an address other than that specified in the required consignment documentation and not in compliance with a notice served by an inspector, an inspector may serve a notice on the person appearing to him or her to be in charge of the animal or animal product requiring that person to transport it, at that person’s expense, to the address specified in the required consignment documentation.

(3) In the event of a notice served under paragraph (2) not being complied with an inspector may seize any animal or animal product to which it relates and arrange for the requirements of the notice to be complied with.

(4) In the case of the transport of cattle, pigs, sheep or goats, the provisions of Part II of Schedule 3 have effect, and any failure to comply with those provisions may lead to the amendment, suspension or revocation of an authorisation to transport those animals granted under article 12 of the Welfare of Animals (Transport) Order 1997(1) in accordance with Schedule 9 to that Order.

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S.I. 1997/1480, to which there are amendments not relevant to these Regulations.

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