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The Foot-and-Mouth Disease (Wales) Order 2006

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  1. Introductory Text

  2. PART 1 Introduction

    1. 1.Title, application and commencement

    2. 2.Extension of definitions of “animals” and “poultry”

    3. 3.Interpretation

    4. 4.Premises comprising common or unenclosed land

    5. 5.Licences and declarations

    6. 6.Notices

    7. 7.Dissemination of information concerning restrictions and requirements

    8. 8.Disinfection

  3. PART 2 Notification, suspicion and investigation of disease

    1. 9.Notification of disease or suspected disease

    2. 10.Notice of suspicion of disease

    3. 11.Suspicion of disease in animals in transit

    4. 12.Veterinary inquiry into the existence of disease and declaration of suspect and infected premises

    5. 13.Separate production units

    6. 14.Tracing of possible disease spread

    7. 15.Maintenance of measures in respect of premises

    8. 16.Declaration of a temporary control zone

    9. 17.Measures applicable in respect of a temporary control zone

    10. 18.Supplementary measures in respect of a temporary control zone: straying of susceptible animals

    11. 19.Declaration of supplementary movement control zone

    12. 20.Measures applicable in respect of a supplementary movement control zone

  4. PART 3 Measures following confirmation of disease

    1. 21.Tracing of products originating on infected premises

    2. 22.Notice of intention to slaughter animals

    3. 23.Sampling and clinical examination of susceptible animals before slaughter

    4. 24.Place of slaughter

    5. 25.Slaughter: control of carcases

    6. 26.Slaughter: control of faecal material

    7. 27.Slaughter: isolation of things liable to spread disease

    8. 28.Slaughter: cleansing and disinfection of premises other than slaughterhouses and border inspection posts

    9. 29.Slaughter: cleansing and disinfection of slaughterhouses and border inspection posts

    10. 30.Restocking of premises following slaughter

    11. 31.Declaration of protection and surveillance zones on confirmation of the disease in Wales

    12. 32.Declaration of protection and surveillance zones on confirmation of the disease in England or Scotland

    13. 33.Protection and surveillance zones: general provisions

    14. 34.Measures applicable in respect of protection and surveillance zones

    15. 35.Veterinary inspection of premises in protection and surveillance zones

    16. 36.Power to prohibit entry to land or agricultural buildings in a protection zone

    17. 37.Termination of protection and surveillance zones

    18. 38.Declaration of restricted zone

    19. 39.Measures applicable in respect of a restricted zone

    20. 40.Presence of the disease in wild animals and declaration of a wild animal infected zone

    21. 41.Measures applicable in a wild animal infected zone

  5. PART 4 General and supplementary provisions

    1. 42.Production of licences

    2. 43.Premises keeping animals of special value

    3. 44.Duty of the local authority to erect signs

    4. 45.Cleansing and disinfection of vehicles transporting susceptible animals

    5. 46.Cleansing and disinfection of vehicles: provision of facilities, equipment and materials

    6. 47.Marks applied under this Order

    7. 48.Change of occupation of premises under restriction

    8. 49.Reasonable assistance

    9. 50.False information

    10. 51.Compliance with notices and directions

    11. 52.Production of records

    12. 53.Retention of records

    13. 54.Designated areas and periods for the inspection of vehicles

    14. 55.General powers of veterinary inspectors to take action to prevent the spread of disease

    15. 56.Powers of inspectors in case of default

    16. 57.Offences by bodies corporate

    17. 58.Offences: no knowledge of restriction or requirement

    18. 59.Enforcement

  6. PART 5 Amendments and revocations

    1. 60.Amendment to the Diseases of Animals (Approved Disinfectants) Order 1978

    2. 61.Amendment to the Foot-and-Mouth Disease (Ascertainment of Value) (Wales) (No. 5) Order 2001

    3. 62.Amendment to the Disease Control (Wales) Order 2003

    4. 63.Revocations

  7. Signature

    1. SCHEDULE 1

      Cleansing and Disinfection of premises

      1. PART 1 General procedures for cleansing and disinfection of premises

        1. 1.This Part applies to all cleansing and disinfection of premises...

        2. 2.The National Assembly may by notice served on the occupier...

        3. 3.Every person carrying out cleansing or disinfection under this Schedule...

        4. 4.Litter and faecal matter must be thoroughly soaked with disinfectant....

        5. 5.All surfaces which may be contaminated must be brushed and...

        6. 6.Equipment or other things obstructing thorough cleansing and disinfection must...

        7. 7.Water used for cleansing must be disposed of so as...

        8. 8.Washing of surfaces with liquids under pressure must be carried...

        9. 9.Equipment, installations or other things which may be contaminated must...

        10. 10.Every person carrying out cleansing and disinfection operations must make...

        11. 11.The person in charge of a vehicle which is cleansed...

      2. PART 2 Cleansing and disinfection of infected premises

        1. 12.This Part applies to the cleansing and disinfection of infected...

        2. 13.Cleansing and disinfection must be carried out during and immediately...

        3. 14.Following slaughter— (a) every carcase must be sprayed with disinfectant,...

        4. 15.Disinfectant must not be removed for at least 24 hours...

        5. 16.Final cleansing and disinfection of infected premises

        6. 17.Following degreasing and washing with water or steam, disinfectant must...

        7. 18.At least seven days after the reapplication of disinfectant, the...

      3. PART 3 Disinfection of contaminated litter, manure and slurry

        1. 19.This Part applies to the disinfection of contaminated litter, manure...

        2. 20.The litter and the solid phase of manure must be...

        3. 21.(1) Slurry and the liquid phase of manure must be...

      4. PART 4 Special cases

        1. 22.Where the National Assembly is satisfied that cleansing and disinfection...

        2. 23.Cleansing and disinfection of premises to which this paragraph applies...

    2. SCHEDULE 2

      Measures applicable to premises on suspicion or confirmation of disease

      1. 1.Record keeping

      2. 2.Signs publicising infection or suspicion

      3. 3.Isolation, removal and detention of susceptible animals

      4. 4.Movement of susceptible animals

      5. 5.Movement of things liable to spread disease

      6. 6.Movement of fodder, etc.

      7. 7.Movement of persons on to or off the premises

      8. 8.Cleansing and disinfection of clothing, etc.

      9. 9.Disinfection

      10. 10.Movement of vehicles on to or off the premises

      11. 11.Movement of non-susceptible animals

      12. 12.Control of rodents

    3. SCHEDULE 3

      Criteria for confirming disease

      1. 1.Disease virus has been isolated from, an animal kept on...

      2. 2.Clinical signs consistent with disease are observed in an animal...

      3. 3.Clinical signs consistent with disease are observed in an animal...

      4. 4.Viral antigen or viral RNA specific to one or more...

      5. 5.An epidemiological link has been established to infected premises and...

    4. SCHEDULE 4

      Measures applicable in respect of protection and surveillance zones

      1. PART 1 Measures applicable in respect of both protection and surveillance zones

        1. 1.Record keeping in protection and surveillance zones

        2. 2.Straying of susceptible animals

        3. 3.Control of dogs and poultry in protection and surveillance zones

        4. 4.Shearing or dipping sheep in a protection zone or surveillance zone

        5. 5.Ultrasound scanning of sheep in a protection or surveillance zone

        6. 6.Semen, ova and embryos collected in a protection or surveillance zone

        7. 7.Hides and skins of susceptible animals originating in a protection or surveillance zone

        8. 8.Wool, ruminant hair and pig bristles from animals originating in a protection or surveillance zone

        9. 9.Other animal products produced in a protection zone or a surveillance zone or from animals originating in such a zone

      2. PART 2 Measures applicable only in respect of a protection zone

        1. 10.Movement of susceptible animals from or to premises in a protection zone

        2. 11.Movement of non-susceptible animals from or to premises in a protection zone where susceptible animals are kept

        3. 12.Movement of animals into or out of a protection zone

        4. 13.Movement of vehicles from premises in a protection zone where susceptible animals are kept

        5. 14.Control of animal gatherings in a protection zone

        6. 15.Control of gatherings of people in a protection zone

        7. 16.Breeding in a protection zone

        8. 17.Slaughter for private consumption in a protection zone

        9. 18.Transport of fodder in a protection zone

        10. 19.Sale of fodder originating in a protection zone

        11. 20.Transport, treatment and spreading of dung and manure produced in a protection zone

        12. 21.Fresh meat etc. derived from susceptible animals originating in a protection zone

        13. 22.Fresh meat etc. produced on premises in a protection zone

        14. 23.Meat products produced from meat derived from susceptible animals originating in a protection zone

        15. 24.Milk and milk products produced from susceptible animals originating in a protection zone or on premises in a protection zone

        16. 25.Collection, transport and processing of milk and milk products produced in a protection zone

      3. PART 3 Measures applicable only in respect of a surveillance zone

        1. 26.Movement of animals from premises in a surveillance zone

        2. 27.Control of animal gatherings and gatherings of people in a surveillance zone

        3. 28.Fresh meat etc. derived from susceptible animals originating in a surveillance zone

        4. 29.Fresh meat etc. produced on premises in a surveillance zone

        5. 30.Meat products produced from meat derived from susceptible animals originating in a surveillance zone or produced on premises in a surveillance zone

        6. 31.Milk and milk products produced from susceptible animals originating in a surveillance zone or on premises in a surveillance zone

        7. 32.Collection, transport and processing of raw milk produced in a surveillance zone

        8. 33.Transport, treatment and spreading of dung and manure produced in a surveillance zone

    5. SCHEDULE 5

      Treatments to ensure the destruction of disease virus

      1. PART 1 Products of animal origin (other than fresh meat, milk and milk products)

        1. 1.Meat products

        2. 2.Hides and skins

        3. 3.Wool, ruminant hair and pig bristles

        4. 4.Products derived from susceptible animals

        5. 5.Blood and blood products

        6. 6.Lard and rendered fats

        7. 7.Petfood and dog chews

        8. 8.Game trophies of ungulates

        9. 9.Animal casings

      2. PART 2 Products not of animal origin

        1. 10.Straw and forage

      3. PART 3 Fresh meat

        1. 11.De-boning

        2. 12.Maturation

      4. PART 4 Milk and milk products

        1. 13.Milk and milk products for human consumption

        2. 14.Milk and milk products not intended for human consumption

    6. SCHEDULE 6

      Measures applicable in respect of a restricted zone

      1. 1.Movement of susceptible animals in a restricted zone

      2. 2.Slaughter of susceptible animals in a restricted zone

      3. 3.Control of products from slaughterhouses in a restricted zone

      4. 4.Control of carcases in a restricted zone

      5. 5.Straying of susceptible animals in a restricted zone

      6. 6.Control of animal gatherings and gatherings of people in a restricted zone

      7. 7.Shearing or dipping of sheep in a restricted zone

      8. 8.Ultrasound scanning of sheep in a restricted zone

      9. 9.Cleansing and disinfection of slaughterhouses in a restricted zone

    7. SCHEDULE 7

      Measures applicable in respect of a wild animal infected zone

      1. 1.Notification of dead wild susceptible animals in a wild animal infected zone

      2. 2.Record keeping in a wild animal infected zone

      3. 3.Isolation of susceptible animals in a wild animal infected zone

      4. 4.Movement of susceptible animals in a wild animal infected zone

      5. 5.Cleansing and disinfection in a wild animal infected zone

      6. 6.Carcases and things which may be contaminated in a wild animal infected zone

      7. 7.Movement of semen, ova and embryos out of a wild animal infected zone for trade

    8. SCHEDULE 8

      Restocking of premises

      1. 1.General principles

      2. 2.Animals for restocking may only be introduced under the following...

      3. 3.During restocking, animals may be introduced into all units and...

      4. 4.(1) Subject to sub-paragraph (2), during restocking each animal must—...

      5. 5.Not earlier than 28 days after the last introduction, each...

      6. 6.Restocking of premises in a vaccination zone

      7. 7.Restocking of premises outside a vaccination zone with vaccinated animals: surveillance

      8. 8.Movement of susceptible animals during restocking

      9. 9.Completion of restocking

    9. SCHEDULE 9

      Orders Revoked

  8. Explanatory Note

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