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The Swine Vesicular Disease (Wales) Regulations 2009

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(1) A licence granted under these Regulations must be in writing and may be—

(a)general or specific;

(b)subject to conditions; and

(c)amended, suspended or revoked in writing at any time.

(2) A person moving anything under the authority of a specific licence must—

(a)carry the licence or a copy of it at all times during the movement, and

(b)on demand by an inspector or an officer of the Welsh Ministers, produce the licence or copy and allow a copy or extract to be taken,

and failure to do so is an offence.

(3) A person moving anything under the authority of a general licence must—

(a)carry, at all times during the movement, a consignment note containing details of—

(i)what is being transported, including the quantity,

(ii)the date of the movement,

(iii)the names of the consignor and consignee,

(iv)the address of the place from which the movement started and of the destination,

(b)on demand by an inspector or an officer of the Welsh Ministers, produce the consignment note and allow a copy or extract to be taken, and

(c)keep the consignment note for at least six months,

and failure to do so is an offence.

(4) It is an offence to fail to comply with or to breach a condition of any licence granted under these Regulations.

(5) If a pig has been moved to premises under a licence, a veterinary inspector may serve a notice on the occupier of the premises of destination imposing such movement restrictions relating to pigs on those premises as are necessary to prevent the risk of spreading swine vesicular disease virus, and failure to comply with such a notice is an offence.

(6) Except where otherwise directed by the Welsh Ministers, licences granted in Scotland or England for activities which could be licensed in Wales under these Regulations have effect in Wales as if they were licences granted under these Regulations, and the provisions of this regulation apply accordingly.

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