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Scottish Statutory Instruments

2001 No. 91

ANIMALS

ANIMAL HEALTH

The Foot-and-Mouth Disease (Scotland) Declaratory (Amendment) (No. 3) Order 2001

Made

9th March 2001

Coming into force at 2.00 p.m. on

9th March 2001

The Scottish Ministers, in exercise of the powers conferred by article 17(1) of the Foot and Mouth Disease Order 1983(1), and of all powers enabling them in that behalf, hereby make the following Order:

Citation and commencement

1.  This Order may be cited as the Foot-and-Mouth Disease (Scotland) Declaratory (Amendment) (No. 3) Order 2001 and shall come into force at 2.00 p.m. on 9th March 2001.

Extension of infected area

2.  For Schedule 1 of the Foot-and-Mouth Disease (Scotland) Declaratory Order 2001(2), there is substituted the Schedule 1 set out in the Schedule to this Order.

Revocation

3.—(1) The Foot-and-Mouth Disease (Scotland) Declaratory (Amendment No. 2) Order 2001(3) is revoked.

(2) Article 3(3) of the Foot-and-Mouth Disease (Scotland) (Declaratory and Controlled Area) Amendment Order 2001(4) is revoked.

D J CRAWLEY

A member of the staff of the Scottish Ministers

Pentland House,

Edinburgh

9th March 2001

Article 2

SCHEDULESCHEDULE 1 AS SUBSTITUTED BY THIS ORDER

Article 2

SCHEDULE 1

The infected area shall comprise those parts of Dumfries and Galloway, the Scottish Borders and South Lanarkshire within the following boundaries:–

(a)from the sea at map ref NY005640 follow the River Nith inland to where it is crossed by the A756; turn left onto the A756 and continue to its junction with the A710; turn right onto the A710 to its junction with the A701 at map ref NX964758; turn right onto the A701 to its junction with the A76; turn left onto the A76 and continue north west to where it is crossed by the River Nith at map ref NX913862; turn right onto the River Nith to where it is crossed by the Dumfries to Sanquhar railway line at NX939832; turn left onto the railway line and continue north west along the railway line to where it crosses the A702 at map ref NS881012; turn right onto the A702 to its junction with the A74(M);

(b)continue north on the A74(M) to its junction with the A702; turn right onto the A702 and continue north east to its junction with the B7016; turn right onto the B7016 and continue east to its junction with the A701 at map ref NT112367; turn right onto the A701 and continue to its junction with the B712; turn left onto the B712 and continue north east to its junction with the A72; turn right onto the A72 and continue east to its junction with the B7062 at map ref NT251404;

(c)turn right onto the B7062 and continue to its junction with the B709; turn right onto the B709 and continue south east and then south to its junction with the B711 at map ref NT303177; turn left onto the B711 and continue to its junction with the A7(T) at map ref NT483134; turn left onto the A7(T) and continue to its junction with the A698; turn right onto the A698 and continue to its junction with the A6088; turn right onto the A6088 and continue to its junction with the A68(T); continue east on the A68(T) to where the road crosses the Scotland/England border at NT697068; turn left and follow the Scotland/England border south west to the sea at map ref NY153632.

Map references are to the Ordnance Survey Landranger 1:50,000 series.

Explanatory Note

(This note is not part of the Order)

This Order extends the infected area declared by the Foot and Mouth Disease (Scotland) Declaratory Order 2001 and subject to the restrictions therein.

A map depicting the infected area may be inspected between 9.00 a.m. and 5.00 p.m., Monday to Friday at the Scottish Executive Rural Affairs Department, Pentland House, 47 Robb’s Loan, Edinburgh EH 14 1TW.

(1)

S.I. 1983/1950, as amended by S.I. 1993/3119 and S.I. 1995/2922, and as regards Scotland, by S.S.I. 2001/52 and S.S.I 2001/55. See article 3(1) for the definition of “the Minister”. The functions of “the Minister”, so far as exercisable in relation to Scotland, were transferred to the Scottish Ministers by section 53 of the Scotland Act 1998 (c. 46).

(2)

S.S.I. 2001/56, as amended by S.S.I. 2001/63, 65 and 66.