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The Swine Vesicular Disease (Wales) Regulations 2009

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Regulations 8, 9, 10, 11, 13 and 17

SCHEDULE 1Measures on suspect and infected premises

Records

1.—(1) The occupier must record—

(a)the categories of pigs on the premises;

(b)the number of pigs in each of those categories;

(c)the number of pigs in each of those categories that are already dead; and

(d)the number of pigs in each of those categories that—

(i)show clinical signs of swine vesicular disease; or

(ii)are likely to be infected or contaminated with it.

(2) The occupier must—

(a)update this record on a daily basis, and

(b)record details of every pig born on the premises.

(3) The occupier must keep the records for at least six months.

Housing or isolation of pigs

2.  The occupier must ensure that all pigs on the premises are—

(a)kept in their buildings or, if they are kept in a field, kept isolated so far as practicable from wild pigs, or

(b)confined or isolated as directed by a veterinary inspector.

Disinfection

3.  The occupier must—

(a)provide and maintain means of disinfection at the entrances to, and exits from, the premises and all buildings on those premises housing pigs, and

(b)comply with any directions from a veterinary inspector concerning such means of disinfection.

Restriction on movement of pigs

4.  No person may move any pig or other animal to or from the premises except under the authority of a licence issued by a veterinary inspector or an officer of the Welsh Ministers acting under the direction of a veterinary inspector.

Restriction on movement of vehicles

5.  No person may move any vehicle to or from the premises, except under the authority of a licence issued by a veterinary inspector or an officer of the Welsh Ministers acting under the direction of a veterinary inspector.

Restriction on removal of anything liable to transmit swine vesicular disease

6.  No person may remove from the premises any thing (including meat, carcases, and animal feed) liable to transmit swine vesicular disease virus, except under the authority of a licence issued by a veterinary inspector or an officer of the Welsh Ministers acting under the direction of a veterinary inspector.

Restriction on persons entering and leaving the premises

7.  No person may enter or leave the premises unless—

(a)it is necessary to do so for the provision of emergency services, or

(b)that person is authorised to do so by a licence issued by a veterinary inspector or an officer of the Welsh Ministers acting under the direction of a veterinary inspector.

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