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The Tuberculosis (Wales) Order 2010

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2.  In this Order—

  • the Act” (“y Ddeddf”) means the Animal Health Act 1981;

  • “affected animal” (“anifail yr effeithiwyd arno”) means a bovine animal which is affected with tuberculosis of the udder or is giving tuberculous milk, or which is affected with tuberculosis emaciation, or is excreting or discharging tuberculous material, or is affected with a chronic cough, or shows any other clinical signs of tuberculosis;

  • “approved disinfectant” (“diheintydd cymeradwy”) means a disinfectant that is approved for use against bovine tuberculosis in accordance with the Diseases of Animals (Approved Disinfectants) (Wales) Order 2007(1);

  • “bovine animal” (“anifail buchol”) means domestic cattle of the genus Bos, buffalo or bison;

  • “keeper” (“ceidwad”) means any person who owns or is responsible for a bovine animal whether on a permanent or temporary basis, but it does not include a person responsible for a bovine animal solely because the person is transporting it;

  • “premises” (“mangre”) includes—

    (a)

    land or buildings; and

    (b)

    any other place including, in particular, a vehicle, a vessel, an aircraft, or a tent or other moveable structure;

  • “reactor” (“adweithydd”) means a bovine animal that gives rise to a reaction to a relevant test which is consistent with its being affected with tuberculosis;

  • “relevant test” (“prawf perthnasol”) means a skin test or other diagnostic test for tuberculosis;

  • “skin test” (“prawf croen”) means a single intradermal comparative cervical tuberculin test for tuberculosis;

  • “suspected animal” (“anifail a amheuir”) means a bovine animal which is suspected of being affected with tuberculosis and includes an animal that has been in close contact with such an animal; and

  • “tuberculosis” (“twbercwlosis”) means infection with Mycobacterium bovis (M.bovis).

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