ANIMAL HEALTH ACT 2010: SUBSIDIARY LEGISLATION

INDEX TO SUBSIDIARY LEGISLATION

Animal Health (Livestock Cleansing) Order

Animal Health (Control and Prevention of Animal Disease) Order

ANIMAL HEALTH (LIVESTOCK CLEANSING) ORDER

[Section 40]

Arrangements of Paragraphs

   Paragraph

   1.   Title

   2.   Interpretation

   3.   Declaration of livestock cleansing areas

   4.   Cleansing interval for livestock

      SCHEDULE

1.   Title

This Order may be cited as the Animal Health (Livestock Cleansing) Order, 2014.

2.   Interpretation

In this Order, unless the context otherwise requires-

"cleanse" means maintaining livestock free from tick infestation by using an effective destroying agent, submerging it in a dipping tank, hand dressing (pour-on, tick grease) or spraying; and

"livestock" has the meaning assigned to it in the Act.

3.   Declaration of livestock cleansing areas

   (1) The areas specified in the Schedule are declared livestock cleansing areas.

   (2) An owner of livestock in a livestock cleansing area shall undertake cleansing of livestock infested with 10 or more ticks.

4.   Cleansing interval for livestock

   (1) Subject to of section 42 of the Act, the cleansing of livestock shall be undertaken at regular intervals as specified in this Order.

   (2) The interval of cleansing shall be once every 14 days from 1st June to 31st October and every seven days from 1st November to 31 st May.

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