1 Title, extent and commencement

This Order may be cited as the Diseases of Fish (England and Wales) Order 2007; it extends to England and Wales and comes into force on 6th April 2007.

NOTES
Initial Commencement
Specified date

Specified date: 6 April 2007: see above.

2 Amendment of definition of infected in Diseases of Fish Act 1937

2Amendment of definition of “infected” in Diseases of Fish Act 1937

In the definition of “infected” in section 10(1) of the Diseases of Fish Act 1937, after “infectious salmon anaemia (ISA),” insert “Koi Herpesvirus Disease,”.

NOTES
Initial Commencement
Specified date

Specified date: 6 April 2007: see art 1.

Signature

Ben Bradshaw

Minister of State

Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs

15th March 2007

EXPLANATORY NOTE

EXPLANATORY NOTE (This note is not part of the Order)

Article 2 of this Order amends the list of diseases in section 10(1) of the Diseases of Fish Act 1937 by adding Koi Herpesvirus Disease.

A full regulatory impact assessment of the effect that this instrument will have on the costs of business and the voluntary sector has been placed in the library of both Houses of Parliament, and copies may be obtained from the Aquatic Animal Health Team, Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, Area 108, 1A page Street, London SW1P 4PQ.