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The Pigs (Records, Identification and Movement) (Wales) Order 2011

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Movement of pigs other than movements to markets or collection centres

12.—(1) Subject to articles 13, 14, 15 and 16(2) keepers, other than markets, must notify BPEX of all movements of pigs from their holdings before those movements take place.

(2) Keepers may notify BPEX electronically by entering the following information onto the BPEX movement recording system—

(a)the address, including the postcode, and CPH number of the holdings from and to which the pigs are being moved;

(b)the date of the movement;

(c)the number of pigs being moved;

(d)the identification mark of each pig moved, and in the case of a movement specified in article 9 or 10 that must include the unique individual identification number required by those articles.

(3) If a keeper does not notify BPEX electronically they must provide the information listed in paragraph (2) by telephone or in writing to MLCSL and may not move those pigs until they have received a document from MLCSL recording that information.

(4) When MLCSL receives notification of movement information under paragraph (3) it must, within one working day of receipt excluding weekends, send the keeper sufficient copies of a document recording that information to enable the keeper, and any transporter and the keeper at the holding of destination to meet their recording obligations.

(5) When pigs are moved from a market the market must notify BPEX of the information at paragraph (2) in relation to those pigs electronically on the day of the movement.

(6) In this article “BPEX movement recording system” (“system gofnodi symudiadau BPEX”) means the electronic movement recording system maintained for the purpose of notifications under this Order by BPEX and “working day” (“diwrnod gwaith”) means a day which is not a Saturday or a Sunday, Christmas Day, Good Friday or a bank holiday in England and Wales under the Banking and Financial Dealings Act 1971(1).

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1971 c. 80 to which there are amendments not relevant to this Order.

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