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The African Horse Sickness (Wales) Regulations 2013

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28.—(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 any horse, equipment or genetic material 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 other officer of the Welsh Ministers, produce the licence or a copy and allow a copy or extract to be taken.

(3) Where a licence is required or authorised under these Regulations to be granted by a veterinary inspector, it may also be granted by an inspector acting under the direction of a veterinary inspector.

(4) A person moving any horse, equipment or genetic material under the authority of a general licence must—

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

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

(ii)the date of the movement,

(iii)the name of the person responsible for the horse or equipment at both the place of departure and at the place of destination,

(iv)the address of the place of departure and of the destination;

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

(c)keep the document for at least six months.

(5) If any horse, equipment or genetic material has been moved to premises under a licence, a veterinary inspector may serve a notice on any occupier of the premises of destination imposing such movement restrictions on those premises as are necessary to prevent the risk of spreading African horse sickness virus.

(6) Except where otherwise directed by the Welsh Ministers, licences granted in England or Scotland 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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